Video podcast: The art of Dave Gibbons (being Dave… part 1)
July 10, 2008
Panel Borders – The art of Dave Gibbons (being Dave… part 1) video podcast
Audio version to be broadcast at 5pm, 10/07/08 on Resonance FM
You can download now the video of Alex Fitch’s interview with Dave Gibbons about his work with writer Alan Moore on one of his most famous comic book serials. Dave drew the revered graphic novel Watchmen which is currently being turned into a multi-million dollar blockbuster and has also drawn a variety of seminal comics on both sides of the Atlantic from Green Lantern to Dan Dare. Alex talks to Dave about his career so far, working on more personal projects such as The Originals and his thoughts on the current Hollywood adaptation of Watchmen.
Read an abridged transcript of the interview in Wheel Me Out magazine
There are a couple of versions of the video available to download at archive.org including jpg screen grabs and an animated gif of the video…
Video filmed by Oli Smith (who features in a couple of blink and you’ll miss ’em cameos!)
Links: Links: Wikipedia pages on Dave, Watchmen and The Originals
Page on Dave’s work at Lambiek and 2000AD online
Watch Fitch and Gibbons in a youtube video advertising Oli Smith’s LUC stall
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Also: Online now at Manchester Met’ Contemporary Film and Video:
Tales from the Flat: the movie! (sort of)
To quote one of the stars, Oliver Lambden: “Alex Thomson, Jack Tomkins and Jon Hull recently completed their final piece for their film degrees at Manchester Uni and they decided to make a short documentay all about Modern Monstrosity and The Camden Comics Stall. Give it a watch, it’s bloody awesome, the soundtrack’s amazing, it’s only ten minutes long and it’s viewable here…”