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Panel Borders: Chris Ware and Daniel Clowes – the deconstructed American male

January 20, 2011

Panel Borders:

Chris Ware and Daniel Clowes – the deconstructed American male

Originally broadcast 20th January 2011 on Resonance 104.4 FM

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Alex Fitch interviews Chris Ware and Daniel Clowes

Alex Fitch interviews Chris Ware and Daniel Clowes

Continuing Panel Borders’ month long look at depictions of Masculinity in American Comics, Alex Fitch talks to award winning graphic novelists Chris Ware and Daniel Clowes who both publish their work first as chapters in periodicals Acme Novelty Library and Eightball respectively. Ware’s graphic novel, Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth, won the Guardian First Book Award in 2001, while Clowes’ Art School Confidential and Ghost World have both been adapted as American Independent films, the latter seeing the author nominated for his Best Adapted Screenplay at the 2002 Academy Awards…

Please note: a video podcast of this interview is also available at http://www.youtube.com/panelborders

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: Daniel Clowesonline bibliography
BBC online interview with illustrations and screensaver
More info about Wilson, Ice Haven and Ghost World at randomhouse.co.uk

Chris Ware‘s animations from This American Life
Unofficial ACME Novelty library website
More info about Jimmy Corrigan, the smartest kid on Earth and Quimby the Mouse at randomhouse.co.uk
Wikipedia pages on Chris Ware and Daniel Clowes

Recommended events:

Laydeez do Comics January meeting

Guest Speakers:

Corinne Pearlman: Cartoonist, designer and illustrator.
Co-coordinator of Cartoon County, the Sussex Association of Cartoonists and Comic Strip Artists.
Creative Director of Comic Company, and Myriad Editions

Erica Smith: Editor and Creator of Girl Frenzy, the UK’s only underground girl zine. First Published in ’91.

Ilya: British comic book writer and artist.
Creator of Bic who appeared in a self-published series of comics (now collected as Skidmarks). His first (not graphic) novel The Clay Dreaming was published in 2010.

Monday 24 January 2011, 6.30-9.30pm, The Rag Factory, Henage Street (off Brick Lane), London E1 5LJ

More info at: www.laydeezdocomics.com

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