Panel Borders and other podcasts

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Today’s show: Robots of various sizes

March 4, 2010

Today on Resonance FM:

Strip! – Robots of various sizes

Pages from Freak Leap by Joe List and Robot City Adventures by Paul Collicutt

Pages from Freak Leap by Joe List and Robot City Adventures by Paul Collicutt

Starting Children’s Books month on the show, Alex Fitch talks to two artists who have inadvertently found themselves making comics for younger audiences. Joe List is a graphic designer and animator who, with his first collection of comic strips inspired by Saturday morning cartoons – Freak Leap – has compiled a whimsical series of adventures starring pirates, monsters and giant robots with spindly legs suitable for all ages. Paul Collicutt is a children’s book illustrator who has previously been engaged in fully pained artwork for traditional picture books but now, as the creator of a series of Robot City Adventures, is telling tales of a Retro Sci-Fi future where robot Private Detectives and coastguards mix with humans and sea monsters alike.

5pm 04/03/10, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast online tonight…

Links: Joe Listwebsite / flickr site
Freak Leap website
Annotated Weekender blog

Paul Collicutt – Info on Robot City Adventures from Templar Publishing
Info on Paul’s books at librarything.com
Paul’s contact details at illustrator.org.uk
Interview at mindlessones.com

Recommended events:

Lost Treasures of the Black Heart

Josie Long’s monthly comedy night at the Black Heart Pub in Camden features an eclectic mix of comedians intructing the audience about esoteric trivia and facts you never knew you needed to know! Alongside this fol-de-rol is the paper magnificence of the We are words + pictures stall selling their four colour treats, comics and merchandise…

8pm, Tuesday 9th March, The Black Heart, 2 Greenland Place, Camden, London NW1 0AP

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