I’m ready for my close-up: The current state of Comics

Alex Fitch interviews Kev F Sutherland (comics writer and commentator) about such topics as: Hollywood and the media’s fascination with comic books which contrasts with diminishing sales in shops. From appreciation of writers like Alan Moore and Chris Ware in The Guardian to comics based on TV shows and by TV writers, there seems to be cultural awareness of comics, but the question is: how do we get more adults and (more importantly) children reading this great art form again?

Links: Wikipedia page on Kev F. Sutherland
Kev’s own website

Originally broadcast 12th October 2006 (mp3 format, 25mb)