Panel Borders: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Panel Borders: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Continuing Panel Borders’ month of shows about anthropomorphic comics, Alex Fitch talks to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman, Rich Magallanes (Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon animation) and British comic book writer David Baillie about the ever popular franchise. Alex discusses the history of the comics and cartoons with Kevin and Rich as well as the latest versions of the characters appearing in IDW’s comic books and Nickolodeon’s new series which starts on October 1st. Alex and David talk about his experience in writing TMNT strips for the Eastern European market, short comics that look at the point of view of both the Turtles and the villains from the series.

Covers of IDW TMNT comics / Covers of Russian TMNT comics / Still from new Nickelodeon animated series

Covers of IDW TMNT comics / Covers of Russian TMNT comics / Still from new Nickelodeon animated series

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Links: Wikipedia page on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Nickelodeon page on the new Turtles cartoon
Information on IDW Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics
Listen to Alex’s previous month of shows on anthropomorphic comics

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Laydeez do comics August 2012

Monday 13 August
Day: Monday
Time: 6.30 – 9.30pm
Venue: The Rag Factory 16-18 Heneage Street, London E1 5LJ

Hannah Berry, illustrator, comics artist and author of Britten and Brulightly
Selina Lock and Jay Eales, publishers of anthology, The Girly Comic
Lily Mae Martin, artist

Recommended Read: Adamtine, by Hannah Berry, published by Jonathan Cape

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Caption small press and comics festival

Caption small press and comics festival takes place at the East Oxford Community Centre, in Cowley, Oxford (close to St Clements Street, one of the many stops the Oxford Tube bus drops passengers off)
Guests include Electric Sheep illustrators Hannah Berry, Richy K. Chandler, Rebecca Burgess, Joe Morgan, Jade Sarson and David O’Connell as well as some of the top creators working in comics today including Hunt Emerson, Patrice Aggs, Robin Etherington, Woodrow Phoenix, Darryl Cunningham and Nicola Streeten.
18th / 19th August 2012, East Oxford Community Centre, Cowley, Oxford OX4 1DD
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Support Tripwire 20th anniversary book

Over the last twenty years, TRIPWIRE has been covering comics, TV and film with interviews and columns by now-famous names like Grant Morrison and Warren Ellis. Still running as an annual publication, it continues to run feature-length articles and one-off artwork cover commissions.

2012 marks the 20th anniversary of TRIPWIRE, and to commemorate this milestone, Unbound are working with editor-in-chief Joel Meadows to crowd-fund a beautifully bound hardback celebration of the publication. It will be filled with the sort of content that has garnered praise from many of the biggest and best names in genre over its twenty-year existence. Art from genre and comic geniuses Mike Mignola (Hellboy), Drew Struzan (Shawshank Redemption, Indiana Jones), Duncan Fegredo, Frank Quitely, Walter Simonson, Chris Weston, Howard Chaykin and many more. Classic interviews and features that have made TRIPWIRE’s reputation, including Alan Moore, Frank Miller, Peter Milligan and Guillermo Del Toro

This ultra limited hardcover edition will only available through the Unbound website. The more you pledge, the more collectibles you can get your hands on and remember – we can’t do it without your support.

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