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Today’s show: The work of Garth Ennis part 2

September 18, 2008

Strip!: The work of Garth Ennis part 2
5pm 18/09/08 Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com

Alex Fitch and Duncan Nott continue their talk with one of Britain’s most popular and critically acclaimed comic book writers, and this week look at Garth Ennis’ move to creator owned projects, his bemusement with superheroes as demonstrated in the comic “The Boys” and the differences between scripting his own ideas and characters vs. being hired to work on existing properties.

Repeated at 11.30pm Sunday 21/09/08 on Resonance 104.4 FM

Listen to part one of Alex & Duncan’s chat with Garth…
(part 2 will be online in a couple of weeks time)

Links: Wikipedia page on Garth Ennis
A recent interview with Garth about The Punisher at Comic Book Resources
Read a Titanic related horror comic book by Garth
Listen to Alex’s interviews with Hitman artist John McCrea and Preacher cover artist Glenn Fabry

Comics news:

Osamu Tezuka at The Barbican

Movies into Manga: Osamu Tezuka at The Barbican

From 18th September, there’s a week long season of Osamu Tezuka adaptations at The Barbican, curated by Helen McCarthy, who Alex will be interviewing for a second time at Streatham Library on Monday 15th September, to be broadcast as a clear spot on Resonance FM at 8pm on the 18th…

Plus: The Jonthan Cape / Observer graphic fiction competition is back on, with the deadline being 17/10/09 to design a short story in comic book form to fit two pages of The Observer…

Jonathan Cape / The Observer graphic short story competition

Jonathan Cape / The Observer graphic short story competition

Also: At Harrods, Knightsbridge, Rich Johnston has curated an exhibtion of original comic book art by industry luminaries such as Sean Phillips and Raymond Briggs, open from now until the end of October…
More info at www.comicbitsonline.com and at Sean’s blog

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