Panel Borders and other podcasts

Panel Borders and other podcasts

Podcasts, radio shows, writing and more by Alex Fitch

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Today’s show: Gilbert Shelton and the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers

October 2, 2008

Strip!: Gilbert Shelton and the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers

Alex Fitch constructs a microphone stand while Gilbert Shelton (and Groucho Marx) look on, bemused...

Alex Fitch constructs a microphone stand while Gilbert Shelton (and Groucho Marx) look on, bemused...

5pm 02/10/08 Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com
 
Alex Fitch talks to Gilbert Shelton, creator of the legendary counter culture comics The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers and Fat Freddy’s Cat, looking at the 40 year history of the titles. Gilbert did a brief tour of the UK with the new omnibus edition of his most famous comic and Alex caught up with him at the Groucho Club in London to chat about his career from the early days of running Rip Off Press to the latest news regarding the Freak Brothers movie…
 
Repeated at 11.30pm Sunday 05/10/08 on Resonance 104.4 FM


Links: Wikipedia pages on Gilbert Shelton and The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
Gosh! Comics, stockists of The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers omnibus

Comics / Sci-Fi news:

3rd October at The Apollo West End Cinema, 19 Regent Street, London

Sci-Fi London presents Oktoberfest, a one day / all night genre film festival presenting the latest and best Sci-Fi, Horror and Fantasy entertainment including zombie, anime and Mystery Science theatre 3000 'all nighters' and UK premieres of new movies including Terra, Zombies Zombies Zombies (!), Strait Jacket and the pilot episode of J.J. Abrams' Fringe…
More info at www.sci-fi-london.com/festival/2008/oktoberfest

Sci-Fi London Oktoberfest logo

Sci-Fi London Oktoberfest logo

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

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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