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Panel Borders: Eddie Campbell – the life and many deaths of the artist

October 30, 2008

Panel Borders: Eddie Campbell – the life and many deaths of the artist
An uncut version of an interview originally broadcast 30/10/08 as part of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM (London)

In the fourth of four episodes of Panel Borders looking at the work of artist Eddie Campbell, Alex Fitch talks to Eddie about his books The Fate of the Artist, The Black Diamond Detective Agency and The Amazing, Remarkable Monsieur Leotard. Alex and Eddie also touch on film to comic adaptations and vice versa and the lack of heroes at the beginning on the twenty first century via consideration of his comics From Hell, Bacchus and Alec
(With thanks to Oli Smith for putting Alex in touch with Eddie Campbell)

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


Links: Eddie’s blog
First Second books, publishers of Eddie’s three most recent books
Wikipedia page on Eddie Campbell
Buy From Hell from www.topshelfcomix.com (U.S) or Knockabout comics (U.K.), who also stock Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell’s other collaboration: ‘A disease of language’
Listen to Oz Comics’ Grant Stone talk to Eddie about The Fate of the artist

Comics news: It’s nearly time for Paul Gravett’s annual ComICA festival which runs from 14th to 26th of November and includes talks by Art Spiegelman, Ian Rankin and Dave McKean and is on at the ICA and V & A museum in London. More info at paulgravett.com

ComICA logo
This year’s festival also includes a special Comiket all day event hosted by London Underground Comics

Before that, we have Handmade and Bound, which is an independent fair of affordable, handmade artists’ books, comics and zines. An ideal place to meet and buy the work of cutting edge small press creators such as Marc Ellerby, Sean Duffield and Jimi Gherkin…
Saturday 8 November 2008, St Aloysius Social Club, Phoenix Road, London NW1 (nearest tube Euston). 12-6pm. Free entry.
Evening entertainment 8pm-12am: DJs and bands, including The Slim Reaper and Her Magic Powers.
More info at www.handmadeandbound.com and at Jimi Gherkin’s blog…

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 and at Sean’s blog.

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  1. Journalista - the news weblog of The Comics Journal » Blog Archive » Oct. 31, 2008: Halloweeeeeeeen… reblogged this and added:

    […] Campbell Month concludes on Panel Borders, as Alex Fitch speaks with Campbell about a wide variety of subjects […]

  2. Strip! at Christmas… « “Panel Borders” & “Reality Check” reblogged this and added:

    […] of the Artist, The Black Diamond Detective Agency and The Amazing, Remarkable Monsieur Leotard. Originally broadcast October 30th 2008, repeat: 2.30pm Wednesday 31st December 2008 Alex Fitch talks to Jill […]

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    […] Alan about Lost Girls To hear Alex’s interviews with Eddie Campbell, click here, including their most recent chat in which Eddie gives his opinion about the From Hell movie… Wikipedia pages on From Hell, Snakes and Ladders / The Birth Caul, Alan Moore, Eddie Campbell and […]

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