Panel Borders: Nobrow Press
This week’s show concludes our month of shows about comic book anthologies and collectives. In today’s episode Dickon Harris talks to Nick White and Alex Spiro from Nobrow Press in an interview recorded at the launch of their anthology “A Graphic Cosmogony” at the London Print Studio in November 2010 and Dickon is chatting to Nick and Alex about the history of Nobrow and the unique graphic design sensibilities and use of colour by the publishing company. (Edited by Alex Fitch)
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A two day festival about the best of British Comics from the last 30 years in a lovely new space – The Blue Room – at BFI Southbank.
The event includes panel discussions, workshops, talks, a film preview and signings, with guests including Al Davison (IDW Doctor Who comic), Tom Humberstone (Solipsistic Pop), David Hine (Batman), China Miéville (Kraken), Denise Mina (The Field Of Blood), Alice Duke (Self Made Hero), Mark Stafford (Cherubs), Ian Edginton (Victorian Undead), Martin Fisher (Battle among the stars), Huw J. Davies (Freeman), Edward Ross (Parasites!), Roger Mason (The Mice), Paul Collicutt (Robot City adventures), Phillipa Rice (My Cardboard Life), Alex Milway (The Mythical 9th Division), Eddie Robson (Doctor Who adventures), (Singer / songwriter) V.V. Brown, (film-maker) David Allain, (artist) John Spelling (all City of Abacus), Lee O’Connor (Ctrl Alt Delete unmasks corruption), Zarina Liew, Yuri Kore, Clio Millett (Manga Jiman winners), Matt Jones (BERG design) and Matthew Sheret (Paper Science)
The Blue Room, BFI Southbank, 30th April / 1st May, 10am – 5pm
More info at www.scifilondon.com/bficomics
Further information is available in the May BFI Southbank programme and at www.bfi.org.uk/southbank
Comics @ SCI-FI-LONDON is part of SCI-FI-LONDON 10, The London International Festival of Science-Fiction and Fantastic Film which takes place at various venues throughout London from 23rd April – 2nd May, full listing of events at www.scifilondon.com/festival
Free Comic Book Day Signing
(May 7, 1:00pm – 2:30pm) with 2000AD’s Dan Abnett, Al Ewing and Robbie Morrison. Gosh! Comics, Great Russell Street, London (opposite The British Museum)
More info at: goshlondon.blogspot.com
We’ll also have stacks of free comics to give away from Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, Fantagraphics, Drawn and Quarterly, Top Shelf, and even some local small press folk.