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Today’s show: Latin American comics

July 2, 2010

Today on Resonance FM

Strip!: Latin American comics

Excerpts from The world is round by Oscar Grillo and Graham Marks and De:Tales by Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon

Excerpts from The world is round by Oscar Grillo and Graham Marks and De:Tales by Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon

In a special one off episode of Strip! coinciding with Comica Argentina at King’s Place and the South Bank Centre’s Brazil and London Literature festivals, Alex Fitch is talking to Argentinian comic book creator and animator Oscar Grillo about his career and to Brazilian comic book artists Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon about their work from titles such as the horror graphic novel Pixu to the surreal superhero comic The Umbrella Academy written by Chemical Romantic Gerard Way…

4pm, Friday 02/07/10, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com

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

Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon‘s blog
Read the first 9 pages of Daytripper by Bá and Moon
Read an an interview with Bá and Moon from The Comics Journal

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 King’s Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG from July 1st-4th.

More info at www.comicafestival.com

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 handful 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

‘Wallstrip’: Moon and Bá, in collaboration with local young people and artists, are creating a wall-sized comic strip on the ramp alongside Queen Elizabeth Hall, reflecting the stories and characters they meet throughout the festival.
Friday 9 July – from 9am (on display until Monday 30 August)

More info at www.londonlitfest.com and www.southbankcentre.co.uk

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