Today’s shows: Horrible Histories / The Atom Style
August 6, 2009
— Children's comics
Today on Resonance FM:
Strip!: Horrible Histories
Starting children’s comics fortnight on Resonance FM, Alex Fitch talks to writer Terry Deary and cartoonist Martin Brown about their hugely successful range of children’s books, Horrible Histories, which have formed the inspiration for an exhibition called Terrible Trenches that’s just opened at the Imperial War Museum, London.
5pm 06/08/09, repeated 11.30pm 09/08/09, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast online tonight…
Links: Wikipedia pages on Terry Deary, Martin Brown and Horrible Histories
Info about Horrible Histories at scholastic.co.uk
Info about the Terrible Trenches exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, London
Clear Spot: In search of the Atom Style
Continuing children’s comics fortnight on Resonance FM, Alex Fitch talks to artists Woodrow Phoenix and Garen Ewing about their work and the influence of the Atom Style / ligne claire tradition on their comics, which was most famously exemplified in the art of Hergé’s Adventures of Tintin. Also, Alex talks to comics historian Paul Gravett about his exhibition on the movement which is currently showing at The Atomium in Brussels until 20th September.
Links: Read an extract from Rumble Strip by Woodrow Phoenix in Creative Review
Rainbow Orchid pages at garenewing.co.uk
Info about the Atom Style exhibition at brusselscomics.com
Article on the Atom Style at www.paulgravett.com
Wikipedia pages on Paul Gravett, Woodrow Phoenix and Garen Ewing
Kevin O’Neill at the Illustration Cupboard
14 July – 08 August 2009
The Illustration Cupboard is pleased to present the first British exhibition of the world-famous graphic-novel artist Kevin O’Neill.
Monday – Friday 10am to 6pm / Saturday 12pm – 5pm / www.illustrationcupboard.com