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Reality Check: Eastercon ’08, part one

Originally podcast on Sci-Fi London
The first of two shows looking at this year’s Sci-Fi literary convention Orbital ’08 which was Easter weekend in Heathrow and features interviews with professional writers and fans. In this week’s episode Alex Fitch is talking to Nickey Barnard, an SF fan who has moved from being a member of the audience at panels to one of the hosts, science-fiction writer James Swallow (Star Trek: Voyager, Blake’s 7 audio), Christopher Teague, publisher of Pendragon Press which offers a place for first time genre writers to release their books and comic book creator Bryan Talbot (Alice in Sunderland).
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I’m ready for my close-up: The worlds of Bryan Talbot

In this episode of “I’m ready for my close-up”, Alex Fitch’s guests are Bryan Talbot & Mark Wright, creator and adaptor respectively of The Adventures of Luther Arkwright… In an interview recorded at the Bristol Comics Expo, Alex talks to Bryan about his career in comics, focusing on Luther and Alice in Sunderland and in a seperate interview, asks Mark about the challenges of converting a graphic novel to the audio medium…
Originally broadcast 24th May 2007 (mp3 format, 28.6mb)

N.B./ The competition mentioned in the show has now closed.

Links: Find details about Bryan’s Alice in Sunderland signing tour
Read a review of Alice in Sunderland in comic strip form
Wikipedia pages on The Adventures of Luther Arkwright
and Bryan Talbot
More info on Bryan’s exhibition at The Cartoon Museum which runs to the beginning of July
Buy / sample The Adventures of Luther Arkwright web comic
Buy / download the trailer for The Adventures of Luther Arkwright audio adaptation
More info on Bryan’s next project Cherubs
…which is drawn by former close-up guest Mark Stafford
For more info and a selection of different file formats you can download or stream, please visit the home of this episode at www.archive.com