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Panel Borders: Ctrl Alt Shift – Lightspeed Champion and Savage Messiah

November 20, 2009

Panel Borders:

Ctrl Alt Shift – Lightspeed Champion and Savage Messiah

Broadcast 19/11/09 as an episode of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM

Excerpt from Behold, King Listpin III by Dev Hynes and Luke Pearson plus Ctrl Alt Shift Unmasks Corruption cover detail by Laura Oldfield Ford

Excerpt from Behold, King Listpin III by Dev Hynes and Luke Pearson plus Ctrl Alt Shift Unmasks Corruption cover detail by Laura Oldfield Ford


Continuing ‘British Mavericks’ month on the show, Alex Fitch looks at the new charity anthology: “Ctrl Alt Shift unmasks corruption”, a collection of short comic strips that mixes seasoned professionals with the work of small press artists and creators from other media who are less well known for working in comics. From the latter group, Alex is talking to Dev Hynes*, better known as the musician Lightspeed Champion and who has a sincere interest in comics that led to the creation of two strips in the anthology. Alex also talks to the cover illustrator Laura Oldfield Ford, whose work can normally be found in fine art galleries in the fields of collage and traditional illustration, but also creates sequential art ‘zines under the name of Savage Messiah…

*(If you want to quibble, Dev was born in Texas but raised in Essex since the age of 2, so he’s an honorary British Maverick)

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

Links:Ctrl Alt Shifthomepage / blog
Lazarides gallery website

Lightspeed Champion / Dev Hyneswebsite /myspace page
Info at wikipedia / nme.com

Laura Oldfield Ford / Savage Messiahwebsite / ‘zine site
Download an issue of Savage Messiah from modernedition.com
Article on Laura’s work by Paul Gravett
Info on Laura’s exhibition Britannia: 2013-1981

Related events:

Reinhard Kleist signing Johnny Cash: I See A Darkness Saturday 21 November 13:00 – 14:00
Reinhard Kleist will be signing his graphic novel Johnny Cash: I See A Darkness at the Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR, on Saturday 21st November 1- 2pm
Johnny Cash was a seventeen-time Grammy winner who sold more than 90 million albums in his lifetime and became an icon of American music. Already a bestseller and award-winner in Europe, JOHNNY CASH: I SEE DARKNESS vividly portrays the unpredictable, turbulent life of a loner, patriot, outlaw, and music business rebel with all the drama and character befitting the man who became a legend in his own lifetime.

Ben Templesmith Signing
The Fantastic artist of 30 Days of Night and Fell, Ben Templesmith will be signing at Orbital on Thursday 26th November 2009 from 5-7pm.

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Comica week 3:

Hoshino Yukinobu: From Hokkaido To Infinity
Helen McCarthy introduces the works of manga master Hoshino Yukinobu.
Where: British Museum, Gt Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
When: November 21, 2009 – 1.15pm to 2pm

Reinhard Kleist: I See A Darkness
Reinhard Kleist discusses his graphic biography of the most famous country singer of all time, Johnny Cash.
Where: Nash Room, ICA, The Mall, London
When: November 22, 2009 – from 7pm

Willy Linthout: Years Of The Elephant
Willy Linthout discusses his poignant and surreal account of his grief after the suicide of his young son.
Where: Nash Room, ICA, The Mall, London
When: November 23, 2009 – from 7pm

Ben Templesmith: Gentleman Corpse
Ben discusses his arresting graphics and gripping narratives with director Philip Ridley. Followed by Heartless – Acclaimed writer/director Philip Ridley introduces a screening of his dark, horror-tinged, urban fantasy film .
Where: ICA, The Mall, London
When: November 24, 2009 – from 6.45pm

Mamoru Oshii: The Sky Crawlers
The latest film from anime visionary Mamoru Oshii (Ghost In The Shell; Avalon).
Where: Cinema, ICA, The Mall, London
When: November 26, 2009 – from 8.30pm

More info at: www.comicafestival.com

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  1. Comics podcasts | Panel Borders and other podcasts reblogged this and added:

    […] / Beta Ray Bill) David Hine (X-Men: The 198) – interview by Duncan Nott and Alex Fitch Dev Hynes (Lightspeed Champion / Ctrl Alt Shift Unmasks Corruption) Alex Irvine (Daredevil Noir) Antony […]

  2. Comics podcasts | Panel Borders and other podcasts reblogged this and added:

    […] / Beta Ray Bill) David Hine (X-Men: The 198) – interview by Duncan Nott and Alex Fitch Dev Hynes (Lightspeed Champion / Ctrl Alt Shift Unmasks Corruption) Alex Irvine (Daredevil Noir) Antony […]

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