Panel Borders: Young Graphic Novelists
October 9, 2011
— New British Comics
Young Graphic Novelists
Continuing New British Comics month on Panel Borders in its new Sunday night slot, Alex Fitch talks to French graphic novelist Bastien Vivès about the recent British reprint of his book Le goût du chlore: A taste of Chlorine and to small press creator Luke Pearson about his haunting novella, Everything we miss.
Originally broadcast 09/10/11 on Resonance FM
For more info and a variety of formats you can stream or listen to this podcast in, please visit the home of this episode at www.archive.org
Comics Gosh!p reading group
Starting Wednesday 12th October a new monthly reading group about comics and graphic novels at Gosh! Comics, Berwick Street, London, run by Mike Medaglia and Mark Haylock a.k.a. Thinking Comics.
Thinking Comics is a new group that aims to unite and progress the comics scene in London, UK. We will be hosting different events such as reading groups, workshops, and exhibitions!
On Wednesday 12th, come along to Gosh! to discuss the classic Watchmen (one of the creators of the comic may even drop in!) and Tozo: The Public Servant by David O’Connell in their usual format of choosing a mainstream and a small-press comic for the group.
7.15pm-9.00pm / more info at: www.thinkingcomics.com
Dave Gibbons at The Cartoon Museum
Also on Wednesday 12th October, Dave Gibbons is appearing at The Cartoon Museum, Little Russell Street, to talk about his tenure illustrating Doctor Who Magazine’s monthly comic strip including the classic stories The Iron Legion and The Tides of Time / 6.30pm-7.30pm
More info at www.cartoonmuseum.org
Anders Nilsen UK tour
Candian cartoonist Anders Nilsen will be signing at:
Gosh! Comics, Berwick street at 6pm on Saturday 15th October, as part of a UK tour that sees him visit
Page 45, Nottingham on Sunday the 16th and
OK Comics, Leeds on Monday the 17th, he then gets a day off before coming back to London to do a Q and A at
Orbital comics on Wednesday 19th of October where he’ll be chatting to British cartoonist Tom Gauld.
Mike and Laura Allred signing
At Orbital Comics on Great Newport Street in London, on Sunday 29th October, Mike and Laura Allred will be doing a signing of their work, including the pop art classics Madman and X-Statics
5pm, 29th October, Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street
Nobrow anthology launch
On Thursday November 3rd at the impossibly fashionable bar Jaguar Shoes, 32 Kingsland Rd, Shoreditch, the pubishers of Luke Pearson’s books Nowbrow press will be launching their new anthology from 6.30pm.
More info: www.comicafestival.com