Panel Borders and other podcasts

Panel Borders and other podcasts

Podcasts, radio shows, writing and more by Alex Fitch

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Panel Borders: Around the country with Constantine

January 27, 2013 3 Comments

John Constantine by Paul Jenkins and Warren Pleece / by Denise Mina and Leonardo Manco

John Constantine by Paul Jenkins and Warren Pleece / by Denise Mina and Leonardo Manco

Around the country with Constantine In the third of our trilogy of shows looking at the 25th anniversary of John Constantine: Hellblazer, Alex Fitch talks to creators of the comic book from opposite ends of the UK. Scots novelist and playwright Denise Mina discusses her year long tenure as writer of the title from 2006-07 and remembers the challenges of penning her first comic book scripts; Brighton based artist Warren Pleece talks about pencilling and inking 9 issues of the comic in 1997 and ’98, plus collaborating with Philip Bond for SF spin-off Bad Blood at the turn of the century… (Originally broadcast 27/01/13 on Resonance 104.4 FM)

For more info and a variety of different formats you can stream or download, please visit the home of this podcast at www.archive.org (more…)

Today’s show: Around the country with Constantine

January 27, 2013

Tonight at 6pm on Resonance 104.4 FM, Panel Borders: Around the country with Constantine

John Constantine by Paul Jenkins and Warren Pleece / by Denise Mina and Leonardo Manco

John Constantine by Paul Jenkins and Warren Pleece / by Denise Mina and Leonardo Manco

In the third of our trilogy of shows looking at the 25th anniversary of John Constantine: Hellblazer, Alex Fitch talks to creators of the comic book from opposite ends of the UK. Scots novelist and playwright Denise Mina discusses her year long tenure as writer of the title from 2006-07 and remembers the challenges of penning her first comic book scripts; Brighton based artist Warren Pleece talks about pencilling and inking 9 issues of the comic in 1997 and ’98, plus collaborating with Philip Bond for SF spin-off Bad Blood at the turn of the century..

6pm, Sunday 27th January 2013, repeated at 4.30pm, Tuesday 29th January, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at http://www.resonancefm.com / extended podcast at http://www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Panel Borders: Creating Constantine

January 20, 2013

John Constantine by Steve Bissette et al.

John Constantine by Steve Bissette et al.

Creating Constantine Continuing our month of shows about the 25th anniversary of John Constantine: Hellblazer, Alex Fitch discusses the first appearances of the character with co-creator Steve Bissette. Alex and Steve discuss the artist’s tenure as penciller on the acclaimed horror comic Swamp Thing, drawing (the as yet unnamed) Constantine in the background of scenes before Alan Moore gave the character a voice, and Steve’s continuing fascination with the monster genre. (Originally broadcast 20/01/13 on Resonance 104.4 FM)

For more info and a variety of different formats you can stream or download, please visit the home of this podcast at www.archive.org (more…)

Today’s show: Creating Constantine

January 20, 2013

Tonight at 6pm on Resonance 104.4 FM, Panel Borders – Creating Constantine

John Constantine by Steve Bissette et al.

John Constantine by Steve Bissette et al.

Continuing our month of shows about the 25th anniversary of John Constantine: Hellblazer, Alex Fitch discusses the first appearances of the character with co-creator Steve Bissette. Alex and Steve discuss the artist’s tenure as penciller on the acclaimed horror comic Swamp Thing, drawing (the as yet unnamed) Constantine in the background of scenes before Alan Moore gave the character a voice, and Steve’s continuing fascination with the monster genre.
(Listen to the second half of Alex’s interview with Steve, in which they discuss the anthology books Taboo and Tales of the Uncanny – N-Man and Friends.

6pm, Sunday 20th January 2013, repeated at 4.30pm, Tuesday 22nd January, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at http://www.resonancefm.com / extended podcast at http://www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Panel Borders – 25 years of John Constantine: Hellblazer

January 13, 2013 2 Comments

Hellblazer comics by Jamie Delano, David Lloyd, Andy Diggle and Peter Milligan

Hellblazer comics by Jamie Delano, David Lloyd, Andy Diggle and Peter Milligan

25 years of John Constantine: Hellblazer - Panel Borders returns after the Christmas break for a new series in an earlier slot on Sunday evenings. Starting a series of shows about the 25th anniversary of the occult detective John Constantine’s first appearance in his own solo comic book, Alex Fitch talks to writers Jamie Delano, Andy Diggle and Peter Milligan, and artist David Lloyd, about creating issues of Hellblazer from its first issue to the present day. Jamie and David discuss the early days of the comic, launched as a spin off from Alan Moore’s acclaimed run on Swamp Thing while Andy and Peter talk about bringing the character into the 21st Century. (Recorded in front of a live audience at SCI-FI-LONDON, Apollo Piccadilly Cinema, April 2011)
Links: Websites – Jamie Delano / David Lloyd / Andy Diggle / Peter Milligan (more…)

Today’s show – 25 years of John Constantine: Hellblazer

January 13, 2013

Tonight at 6pm on Resonance 104.4 FM, Panel Borders – 25 years of John Constantine: Hellblazer

Hellblazer comics by Jamie Delano, David Lloyd, Andy Diggle and Peter Milligan

Hellblazer comics by Jamie Delano, David Lloyd, Andy Diggle and Peter Milligan

Panel Borders returns after the Christmas break for a new series in an earlier slot on Sunday evenings. Starting a series of shows about the 25th anniversary of the occult detective John Constantine’s first appearance in his own solo comic book, Alex Fitch talks to writers Jamie Delano, Andy Diggle and Peter Milligan, and artist David Lloyd, about creating issues of Hellblazer from its first issue to the present day. Jamie and David discuss the early days of the comic, launched as a spin off from Alan Moore’s acclaimed run on Swamp Thing while Andy and Peter talk about bringing the character into the 21st Century.
(Recorded in front of a live audience at SCI-FI-LONDON, Apollo Piccadilly Cinema, April 2011)

6pm, Sunday 13th January 2013, repeated at 4.30pm, Tuesday 15th January, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at http://www.resonancefm.com / extended podcast at http://www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

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