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Panel Borders: Comica Argentina

June 30, 2010

Panel Borders:

Comica Argentina

Edited broadcast 02/07/10 on Resonance 104.4 FM

Panel from The world is round by Oscar Grillo and Graham Marks

Panel from The world is round by Oscar Grillo and Graham Marks

In the first of two shows looking at Latin American comics, and in advance of this weekend’s mini Comica Argentina festival, Alex Fitch talks to graphic novelist and animator Oscar Grillo about his work, from travelling the world to find employment in the 1960s and 70s, to creating an animation studio in the 80s and working on graphic novels as diverse as the children’s book The world is round to an adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest

For more info about this podcast and a variety of formats you can stream or download, please visit the home of this episode at

Links: Oscar’s commercial and personal blogs
Animation studio – Klacto productions
Read The World is Round
Info about comic book artist John Watson

Recommended events:

Comica Argentina

A mini Comica festival for Summer: an exhibition of the cream of Argentine comic art accompanies a trio of events at King’s Place in Somers Town…

July 2nd: Paul Gravett gives an illustrated talk about the history of comic art in Argentina. 6.30 pm
July 3rd: The Mystery Of The First Animated Movies – Gabriele Zucchelli’s documentary film, made in 2006, explores the making of El Apóstol. 6.30 pm
July 4th: Paul Gravett talks to cartoonist Oscar Grillo and director / animator Gabriele Zucchelli. 6.00 pm

The exhibition is being held at Canning House, 2 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PJ to June 25 and then at King’s Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG from July 1st-4th.

More info at

Comics at The London Literature Festival

The London Literature Festival runs from July 1st – 18th at The South Bank Centre in London and features a multitude of talks, panels and presentations on the world of books. Comics are represented at the festival in a couple of events including:

Martin Rowson talks about adapting the ‘anti-novel: The Life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman into graphic novel format – Saturday 3 July 2010 – 4 pm

Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá talk about their careers so far as Brazilian comic creators who have found critical acclaim producing work for the US market – hosted by Jamie McKelvieMonday 5 July 2010 – 7pm

More info at

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  1. Today’s show: Latin American comics « “Panel Borders” & “Reality Check” reblogged this and added:

    […] Links: Oscar Grillo’s commercial and personal blogs Animation studio – Klacto productions Read The World is Round Listen to the uncut version of Alex’s interview with Oscar […]

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

    […] Goldsmith (Executive producer: A Town called Panic) Oscar Grillo (Animator: Dad / Monsters Inc.) Ray Harryhausen (Animator: Jason and the Argonauts / Clash of the […]

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