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Today’s show: The work of Marc Ellerby

January 15, 2009

Today on Resonance FM:

Strip: The work of Marc Ellerby

An image from the online diary comic Ellerbisms by Marc Ellerby

An image from the online diary comic Ellerbisms by Marc Ellerby

In the second of this month’s shows about four generations of British cartoonists, Alex Fitch is talking to artist and writer Marc Ellerby, who has self-published a variety of small press autobiographical comics, drawn Love the way you love by Jamie S. Rich for Oni Press and the back-up strip for the latest issue of Image Comics’ critically acclaimed Phonogram. Marc is currently exhibiting original artwork in the Drawn! (see below) exhibition at Brent Museum and throughout last year ran a Manga Club at a bookshop at Lakeside in Essex…

5pm Thursday 15th January, repeated 11.30pm Sunday 18th January, on Resonance 104.4FM (London) / streamed at, podcast at and

Links: Marc’s website and online comic strip Ellerbisms
Info about Oni Press’ comic book Love the way you love
Phonogram blog and review at Forbidden Planet International
Image from and review of Put The Book Back On The Shelf: A Belle And Sebastian Anthology
Listen to Alex’s interview with Phonogram creators Jamie McKelvie and Kieron Gillen
Listen to Oliver Lambden’s report from last year’s UK web and mini-comix thing which includes an interview with Marc’s girlfriend!

Comics / Sci-Fi news:

Museum Exhibition at Willesden Green Library Centre
Drawn! A graphic art exhibition
Open daily until Sunday 8th February 2009.

Cartoonists, illustrators, students and designers have expressed and interpreted themselves and their view of ‘graphic art’ in Brent Museum‘s latest exhibition Drawn! Test your own understanding of the term and be prepared to draw your own conclusions!

Featuring finished work – comics and large print illustrations, sketchbooks and biographies from…

  • Marc Ellerby
  • Antonia Hazlerigg
  • Drew Hussey
  • Jenika Ioffreda
  • Meiko Kikuta
  • Elena Sainz
  • Adrian Stapleton
  • …and a couple of little-known Hergé illustrations


Jessica Fostekew and Other Jokers
‘So You Think You’re Funny’ Semi-Finalist 2008, Jessica Fostekew, brings you a bundle of twisted treats!
Stand-up Comedy followed by a sinister and silly tale of character and sketch comedy.
Jessica hit the UK stand-up circuit like a thunderbolt of joy in January 2008. She has appeared at prestigious clubs such as ‘Up The Creek’, ‘The Comedy Café’ and ‘Spank’. Quarter-Finalist in ‘Laughing Horse Competition’ last year, she recently won ‘The Lion’s Den’ in November 2008 and performs regularly all over the country.
We will then delight you with the tale of various freaky folk in an alternate world, a London not entirely different from our own, but one where a few people are on back to front. Starring Jessica Fostekew, Maxine Ridout, Jo Bowis, Toby Williams and Drummond Bowskill.

21 / 22 Jan 2009, 7.30pm Canal Cafe Theatre, Delamere Terrace, Little Venice, Paddington, London, W2 6ND

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