Archive for the 'Panel Borders' Category

Panel Borders: Bruce Mutard – from The Bunker to The Sacrifice

Panel Borders: Bruce Mutard – from The Bunker to The Sacrifice Continuing a month of shows about Australasian comics, Alex Fitch talks to Melbourne cartoonist Bruce Mutard about his career so far, from his first graphic novel The Bunker to experimental comics such as Alice in Nomansland, and working on a sequel to his World […]

Panel Borders: Blastosaurus, The Great Gatsby and other fantastical creatures

Panel Borders: Blastosaurus, The Great Gatsby and other fantastical creatures Continuing a month of shows about Australasian comics, Alex Fitch talks to a pair of cartoonists whose work mixes anthropological characters with unusual situations. New Zealand publisher Richard Fairgray discusses the police procedural dinosaur comic Blastosaurus which he draws and co-writes and his imprint Square […]

Panel Borders: Writing as the Other

Panel Borders: Writing as the Other Continuing a month of shows about comics that are about or from Australasia, Alex Fitch talks to cartoonist turned novelist Ed Hillyer about The Clay Dreaming – his account of an Aborigine Cricket Team in 19th Century Britain, and how writing a book without pictures differs to his experience […]

Panel Borders: Dylan Horrocks and the Magic Pen

Panel Borders: Dylan Horrocks and the Magic Pen Starting a month of shows about Australasian comics, Alex Fitch talks to New Zealander cartoonist Dylan Horrocks about his work. Fitch and Horrocks discuss the latter’s run on DC Comics’ Batgirl from 2003-2004, his self-published comics Atlas and Pickle and his latest graphic novel Sam Zabel and […]

Panel Borders: Crowd-Funded Comics

Panel Borders: Crowd-Funded Comics Concluding a month of shows looking at cartoonists who launch their projects using crowd-funding websites, Alex Fitch talks to comic book creators Emma Vieceli, Paul Duffield, Anastasia Catris and Mike Garley in a panel on the subject recorded at True Believers Comic Festival, Cheltenham, February 2015. Emma discusses using Patreon to […]

Panel Borders: Kickstarting the Riven Seal

Panel Borders: Kickstarting the Riven Seal Continuing a month of shows about comic book creators who have used online fundraising to launch various titles, Alex Fitch talks to Amanda Gomes and Julie Wright about their webcomic Riven Seal – Ars Ianua, which is being collected as a graphic novel via kickstarer funding. Riven Seal is […]

Panel Borders: My So-Called Secret Identity

Panel Borders: My So-Called Secret Identity Continuing a month of shows about comic book creators who have used online fundraising to launch various titles, Alex Fitch, with the help of guest presenter Nicola Streeten, discusses the crowd-funding campaign for the webcomic turned graphic novel series My So-Called Secret Identity with its writer Dr. Will Brooker. […]

Panel Borders: Martian Comics and Ocular Anecdotes

Panel Borders: Martian Comics and Ocular Anecdotes Starting a month of shows about comic book creators who have used crowd funding to launch various titles, Alex Fitch talks to writer Julian Darius and artist Peter Cline about the Kickstarter campaigns for their respective anthologies Martian Comics and Ocular Anecdotes. Alex and Julian discuss the latter’s […]

Panel Borders: Roach and Collins – Doctor Who, Star Trek and other licensed comics

Panel Borders: Roach and Collins Concluding a month of shows comparing independent and ‘mainstream’ comics, Alex Fitch talks to British artists Mike Collins and David Roach. Collins and Roach have worked together and seperately on Doctor Who comics as penciller and inker respectively; Mike Collins has also drawn a variety of American comic books including […]

Panel Borders: Chew Spider-Man

Panel Borders: Chew Spider-Man Concluding a month of shows comparing independent and ‘mainstream’ comics, Alex Fitch talks to writers John Layman and Dan Slott about writing American comic books and the appeal of scripting villains. John Layman discusses his terrific creator-owned title Chew, published by Image Comics, which depicts the travails of a psychic cop […]