Panel Borders: The Etherington Brothers’ Baggage

Panel Borders: The Etherington Brothers’ Baggage

Continuing new British Comics month on the show, Alex Fitch talks to Lorenzo and Robin Etherington about their new graphic novel Baggage and the strips they’re contributing to the forthcoming comic The Phoenix.
Lorenzo and Robin talk about their methods, contributing Monkey Nuts to The DFC and its graphic album library and their new projects Long Gone Don and The Dangerous Adventures of Von Doogan.

Images from Baggage, Monkey Nuts and The Phoenix by the Etherington Brothers

For more info and a variety of formats you can stream or listen to this podcast in, please visit the home of this episode at

Links: The Etherington Brothers’ blog
Review of Baggage on the Forbidden Planet International blog
The Phoenix comic blog

Alex’s interviews with other DFC creators: Jim Medway (Crab Lane Crew),
Kate Brown (The Spider Moon) / Dave Shelton (Good Dog, Bad Dog) / Ben Haggarty (MeZolith),
Sarah McIntyre (Vern and Lettuce),
John and Patrice Aggs (The Boss),
Philip Pullman (The Adventures of John Blake)

Recommended events:

Anders Nilsen UK tour

Candian cartoonist Anders Nilsen will be signing at:
Gosh! Comics, Berwick street at 6pm on Saturday 15th October, as part of a UK tour that sees him visit
Page 45, Nottingham on Sunday the 16th and
OK Comics, Leeds on Monday the 17th, he then gets a day off before coming back to London to do a Q and A at
Orbital comics on Wednesday 19th of October where he’ll be chatting to British cartoonist Tom Gauld.

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Mike and Laura Allred signing

At Orbital Comics on Great Newport Street in London, on Sunday 29th October, Mike and Laura Allred will be doing a signing of their work, including the pop art classics Madman and X-Statics

5pm, 29th October, Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street

Nobrow anthology launch

On Thursday November 3rd at the impossibly fashionable bar Jaguar Shoes, 32 Kingsland Rd, Shoreditch, the pubishers of Luke Pearson’s books Nowbrow press will be launching their new anthology from 6.30pm.

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