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Today’s show: Unleashing the Elephantmen

August 19, 2012

Tonight at 8pm on Resonance 104.4 FM… Panel Borders: Unleashing the Elephantmen

Panel from Elephantmen

Panel from Elephantmen

In the last of the current broadcast series of Panel Borders, which this month has been looking at anthropomorphic or ‘funny animal’ comics, Alex Fitch talks to writer, editor and letterer Richard Starkings, and Ian Churchill, one of a rotating team of artists on Elephantmen, an American monthly comic (primarily created by Brits) about retired super-soldiers that are half animal, half human hybrids. Mixing the sci-fi / noir ambience of Blade Runner with the anthropomorphic horrors of The Island of Doctor Moreau, the comic has been serialised since 2003 and in this episode, recorded in front of an audience at last year’s Bristol Small Press Expo, Alex talks to Richard and Ian about the origins of the title, Richard’s move to America as a creator and Ian’s own creator owned title, Marineman, which first appeared as a back-up strip in Elephantmen #25. (The next podcast episode of Panel Borders will be online 26/08/12 and next broadcast on Resonance on 16/09/12)

8pm, Sunday 19th August 2012, Resonance 104.4FM / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / extended podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com

Links: Elephantmen official website
Read about comics article on Elephantmen

Listen to Alex’s previous month of shows on anthropomorphic comics

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