Electric Sheep Podcast: Comics and film

Electric Sheep Podcast: Comics and film

In a pair of interviews looking at the crossover between comics and film, Alex Fitch talks to Stefan Hutchinson about his comic book Demons 3 – a sequel to Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava’s classic 1980s horror films – and to comic book artist Dave McKean about his film of the Port Talbot Passion play, The Gospel of Us. Alex And Stefan discuss the writer’s Haloween comics Nightdance and First Death of Laurie Strode plus his documentary, Halloween: 25 Years Of Terror. Alex and Dave also talk about the artist’s collaborations with Richard Dawkins and Michael Sheen, plus his earlier film MirrorMask.

Poster for The Gospel of Us, directed by Dave McKean / Panel from Demons 3 by Stefan Hutchinson and Jeff Zornow

Poster for The Gospel of Us, directed by Dave McKean / Panel from Demons 3 by Stefan Hutchinson and Jeff Zornow

Visit www.archive.org, for more info and formats you can stream / download.

Links: Wiki pages on Stefan Hutchinson and Dave McKean
IMDb pages on Dèmoni / Demons (1985), Dèmoni 2 / Demons 2 (1986), La casa dell’orco / Demons 3: The Ogre (1988), La chiesa / Demons 3: The Church (1989) and Demoni 3 / Black Demons (1991)
Read the silent prologue of Demons 3 (the comic) and first six pages online
Buy Demons and Demons 2 from arrowfilms.co.uk

More info about The Gospel of Us at New British Cinema Quarterly
Dave McKean’s website
Articles on McKean at the Forbidden Planet International blog
Listen to Alex’s previous interview with Dave McKean

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About alexfitch

Co-presenter / producer of "Panel Borders", Thursdays 5pm Resonance 104.4 FM. Film reviewer for www.electricsheepmagazine.com Podcaster for www.sci-fi-london.com