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Today’s show: The art of Jill Thompson

November 13, 2008

Alex Fitch interviews Jill ThompsonToday on Resonance FM: Strip!: The art of Jill Thompson

In the second of two belated Halloween specials, Alex Fitch talks to Jill Thompson, the artist and writer of spooky graphic novellas for all ages: Magic Trixie and Scary Godmother as well as the illustrator of a popular and acclaimed ten issue run of Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman” (collected as “Brief Lives” / the first half of “Absolute Sandman vol.3”) and its spin offs “At Death’s Door” and “The Dead Boy Detectives”. (With thanks to Gosh! Comics for arranging this interview)

5pm 13/11/08, repeated 11.30pm 16/11/08 on Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at / video podcast 24/11/08 at

Links: Jill’s website and blog
Jill’s page at
Watch the cartoon version of Scary Godmother on youtube and then buy it from

Comics news: Paul Gravett’s annual ComICA festival 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

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

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

    […] Trixie and Scary Godmother and about drawing DC comics such as Sandman and Wonder Woman… Originally broadcast November 13th 2008, repeat: 2.30pm Thursday 1st January […]

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