Archive for the 'Panel Borders' Category

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 […]

Panel Borders: Art and Anarchy in the British Library

Panel Borders: Art and Anarchy in the British Library Continuing a month of episodes looking at the connections between comics and literature, Alex Fitch talks to Adrian Edwards, co-curator of the exhibition Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK which is on display at the British Library until August 19th, in a Q and […]

Graphic Brighton podcast: What is a good graphic novel?

Graphic Brighton podcast: What is a good graphic novel? In a podcast recording from the May 2014 Graphic Brighton event, David Lloyd, Corinne Pearlman, Hannah Berry, Nicola Streeten, Hannah Eaton and Ian Williams try to answer the question: ‘What makes a good graphic novel?’ in a panel discussion chaired by Alex Fitch For more info […]

Panel Borders: Guardian Lit

Panel Borders: Guardian Lit Starting a month of shows looking at the connections between comic books and literature, Alex Fitch talks to Guardian cartoonsists Karrie Fransman and Martin Rowson, and novelist Toby Litt about their processes of comic book creation. Fransman discusses how she broke into the industry before starting Observer Graphic Novel of the […]