Caption podcast: Web comics

Caption podcast: Web comics

In the first exclusive Caption podcast, Paul Gravett discusses webcomics with a variety of young creators including P.J. Holden, Liz Lunney, Tim Winchester, Philipa Rice, Sydney Padua and David O’Connell, whose work varies from cardboard cutouts to historical fiction. Recorded at Caption small press comics festival, 2010.

David O Connell, Sydney Padua, P.J. Holden, Philipa Rice, Liz Lunney and Paul Gravett at Caption 2010, photo by Terry Wiley

David O’Connell, Sydney Padua, P.J. Holden, Philipa Rice, Liz Lunney and Paul Gravett at Caption 2010, photo by Terry Wiley

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Links: More info about Caption small press comics festival
Liz Lunney / Sydney Padua / Philipa Rice websites
P.J. Holden / Timothy Winchester / David O’Connell websites
Paul Gravett’s

Listen to additional interviews with P.J. Holden

Recommended events:

Comics at Brockley Max

As part of the Brockley Max Festival (1st to 9th June), there will be a special comics themed slot during all the events, Brockley Comix. Ali Kati Projects and Panel Borders will be presenting a live panel discussion on June 7th in the Talbot pub at 7pm, with a number of writers and artists from South-East London discussing their work with Alex Fitch (Resonance 104.4 FM), including Kieron Gillen, Sarah Gordon, Howard Hardiman, Simone Lia, Gary Northfield, Woodrow Phoenix and Julia Scheele, with opportunities for a Q and A and signings as well.

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Brockley Comix – 7pm, The Talbot, 7 Tyrwitt Road (off Lewisham Way), London SE4 1QG
Nearest station: St Johns (train from London Bridge / Charing Cross – or change at New Cross Overground or Lewisham DLR)


Strange Attractor and Maggs Bros are proud to present ‘Unstable’, an exhibition of new and old work from Battle Of The Eyes (Savage Pencil and Eyeball), Joel Biroco, Julian House and Cathy Ward. All artwork will be for sale, as will new books and other materials from Strange Attractor Press.

Unstable: 8 May – 8 June 2012 (Monday – Friday, 10.30am – 5pm)
Maggs Counterculture and Gallery,
50 Hays Muse, W1J 5QJ, London, UK

Laydeez do comics, June 2012

Oxford based cartoonist Kate Brown (The DFC, The Phoenix, Fish + Chocolate) will be talking about her work at this month’s LDC before the monthly meeting for female comic creators and their fans breaks for the summer holidays, alongside SelfMadeHero directors Doug Wallace and Emma Hayley who will be talking about their independent UK graphic novel publishing company.

6.30 – 9.30pm, Monday 18 June 2012
The Rag Factory 16-18 Heneage Street, London E1 5LJ
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Support Badger the movie

A London based documentary and animation team is bringing Howard Hardiman’s beloved comic Badger to life in a new animated film that will also contain footage of the process of making Howard’s comic and its relevance to mental health issues.
You can support fundraising for this project at with various incentives depending on the level of contribution.