Panel Borders: Newspaper Comics

Panel Borders: Newspaper Comics

This week’s show begins a month of shows about anthologies and collectives; Alex Fitch talks to the editors of two comic book anthologies which are printed in newspaper form; Richard Cowdry about his anthology, The Comix Reader, a new 24 page newspaper anthology inspired by his love of old newspaper strips, cinema cartoons and his connections with the alternate press scene; and Matthew Sheret about his twice yearly anthology Paper Science, published through his company We are words and pictures, an anthology which showcases brilliant design and the best up and coming comic book creators.

Interior of Paper Science no.1, exterior of The Comix Reader no.1

Interior of Paper Science no.1, exterior of The Comix Reader no.1

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Links: More info about The Comix Reader at and Paper Science at

Paper Science 4 will be launched at Sci-Fi London’s comic book weekend, which takes place at the BFI on London’s Southbank on 30th April and 1st May, a two day festival featuring panels, talks, workshops, screenings / tables for small press creators to sell their work and entry is free. More info at

Laydeez do comics April 2011
Guest Speakers

Members of The London Print Studio Comics Collective will present their individual works.

Introduction by
Comic creator currently working on a graphic novel, ‘The House That Groaned’

They are….
Joe Kelly
A comic creator with a passion for stories based on real life.

Rachel Emily Taylor
A keen visual storyteller, working in a variety of mediums from comics to narrative 3D sculpture and film

William Goldsmith
An illustrator and comic creator living and working in Brighton

Freya Harrison
A comic creator currently working on a graphic novel that combines her life long passion for comics with music.

Isabel Greenberg
An illustrator currently working on a series of short comics.


also: Edd Baldry
London based radical illustrator working under the psyeudonym of
Hey Monkey Riot.

Member of publishing collective Last Hours
Organiser of the annual London Zine Symposium
that takes place on 17 April at the Rag Factory.

Monday 11 April, 6.30 – 9.30pmVenue: The Rag Factory, Heneage Street, off Brick Lane, London

Kapow! at the Islington design centre
London’s newest comics and film convention runs for two days at the Islington design centre, London on April 9th and 10th…
Guests include Mark Millar, Dave Gibbons, Kev O’Neill, Jonathan Ross and many of the creators of CLiNT and other Anglo-American comics; other events include a Q & A with Mark Gatiss about his career, the stars of Thor discuss playing Asgardian Gods and there’s a preview of footage of the upcoming Green Lantern movie…
Tickets only available online at