Archive for the 'Panel Borders' Category

Panel Borders: Ricky Rouse has a gun

Panel Borders: Ricky Rouse has a gun Continuing a month of shows about the work of comic book creators who mix together different cultures and mediums in their work, Alex Fitch talks to playwright and film maker Jörg Tittel about writing his debut graphic novel Ricky Rouse has a Gun, a satire on Western movie […]

Panel Borders: …there is Joost Swarte

Panel Borders: …there is Joost Swarte Starting a month of shows about the work of comic book creators who mix together different cultures and mediums in their work, Alex Fitch talks to acclaimed Dutch cartoonist and graphic designer Joost Swarte about his career so far. Fitch and Swarte discuss the latter’s covers for The New […]

Panel Borders: Join the Army Fear Channel

Panel Borders: Join the Army Fear Channel Concluding a month of episodes about war comics, Alex Fitch talks to fine artist Darren Cullen about his comics Join the Army and Below, the first a satirical look at Military propaganda from the Bayeux Tapestry to the present day and the latter updating the genre of subterranean […]

Panel Borders: To End All Wars

Panel Borders: To End All Wars Continuing a month of shows about the depiction of war in sequential art, guest presenter John Stuart Clark (who draws under the pen-name Brick) hosts a panel discussion about the new War Comics anthology To End All Wars, published by Soaring Penguin Press, featuring co-editor Jonathan Clode and contributors […]

Panel Borders: Pat Mills’ Great War comics

Panel Borders: Pat Mills’ Great War comics Continuing a month of shows about war comics, Alex Fitch talks to Pat Mills, one of the acclaimed masters of the genre. Alex and Pat discuss the completion of Titan Books’ reprints of his classic strip Charley’s War, his adaptation of Isaac Rosenberg’s “Dead man’s Dump” in the […]

Panel Borders: Commitment to International Aces

Panel Borders: Commitment to International Aces Continuing a month of shows about war comics, Alex Fitch talks to cartoonist Chris Geary about his series of four comic book short story collections International Aces, which tell the tales of various fighter pilots across the globe from Von Richthofen to Rickenbacker. Fitch and Geary also discuss the […]

Panel Borders: Women at the Front

Panel Borders: Women at the Front Starting a month of shows about the portrayal of war in comics, Alex Fitch talks to Jessica Martin, Anna Dowsland, Clare Wood, Lauren Murphy and Francesca Dare, five contributors to the new war comics anthology ‘To Arms!’, published by Limehouse Comics. Alex also discusses the exhibitions ‘Never Again! World […]

Panel Borders: Scott Pilgrim, Lost at Sea

Panel Borders: Scott Pilgrim, Lost at Sea Concluding his two part interview with Bryan Lee O’Malley, Alex Fitch talks to the author about his debut graphic novel Lost at Sea and his seminal six part series Scott Pilgrim. Fitch and O’Malley discuss the film adaptation of the latter, O’Malley’s use of autobiographical incidents which inform […]

Panel Borders: Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Seconds

Panel Borders: Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Seconds Opening a new season of Panel Borders, Alex Fitch talks to Canadian cartoonist Bryan Lee O’Malley in the first of a two part interview about his work. This week Fitch and O’Malley discuss the new graphic novel Seconds, published by SelfMadeHero, which depicts the adventures in time and (local) […]

Panel Borders: Adapting Don Quixote

Panel Borders: Adapting Don Quixote Concluding a month of episodes looking at the connections between comics and literature, Alex Fitch talks to cartoonist Rob Davis about adapting Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote as a pair of graphic novels for SelfMadeHero. Fitch and Davis discuss boiling down the novel’s 1000 pages to the shorter length of […]