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Panel Borders: Adapting prose for manga, games and genre comics

May 28, 2009

Panel Borders:
 
Adapting prose for manga, games and genre comics

Broadcast 28/05/09 in an edited version as an episode of Strip! on Resonance FM

Covers to Dead Space - the comic, issues 1 to 3 by Antony Johnston and Ben Templesmith

Covers to Dead Space, the comic – issues 1 to 3 by Antony Johnston and Ben Templesmith

Concluding adaptation and inspiration month on the show, Alex Fitch talks to writer and graphic designer Antony Johnston about combining text and image in comics and other media from his illustrated novella Frightening Curves to enriching the computer game he scripted – Dead Space – with a comic book prequel and interactive websites. Alex and Antony also talk about the latter’s influences, writing the new Wolverine Manga and adapting the prose work of Alan Moore and Anthony Horowitz into comic book format.

For more info about this podcast and a variety of formats you can stream or download, please visit the home of this episode at www.archive.org
Read a partial transcript of this interview at www.sci-fi-london.com

Links: Antony’s website – www.antonyjohnston.com and pages on wikipedia and google books
Interview about, interactive website and review of Dead Space
Oni Press’ official Wasteland website
Avatar Press microsite about Antony’s first collaboration with Alan Moore – The Courtyard
Extracts from Antony’s Alex Rider adaptations at lovereading4kids.co.uk
Review of Wolverine manga
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Comics / sci-fi news:

Kamishibai.org is now live, being a resource for Japan’s performance art of telling stories with sequential images, including info on the next London performance of the form on May 31st…

plus:

LUC @ 176

The one month countdown starts now!

London Underground Comics’ latest event takes place at the 176 Project Space in Chalk Farm, London and features over 40 of the UK and beyond’s finest small press creators selling their wares in one of north London’s most beautiful gallery spaces.
Free tea and coffee, live DJs, animation projected on the 40 foot wall of the gallery and much more.

Exhibitors include: .
Oli Smith, Oliver Lambden, Sean Azzopardi, Daniel Merlin Goodbrey, David Baillie, Douglas Noble, Marc Ellerby, Jamie McKelvie, Kieron Gillen,Jake Harold, Dan Lester, Francesca Cassavetti, Sally-Anne Hickman, Richy K Chandler, Josceline Fenton, Phil Spence, Paul Rainey, Howard Hardiman and many more…

27th June, 176 Prince of Wales Road, London, NW5 3PT
More info: londonundergroundcomics.com / www.projectspace176.com

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