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Panel Borders: British Strip Heroes – Garth, Wallace and Gromit

March 24, 2011

Panel Borders:

British Strip Heroes – Garth, Wallace and Gromit

Partially broadcast 24th March 2011 on Resonance 104.4 FM

Wallace and Gromit written by Richy K Chandler with art by Mychailo Kazybrid and Garth / Freeman by Huw J Davies

Wallace and Gromit written by Richy K Chandler with art by Mychailo Kazybrid and Garth / Freeman by Huw J Davies

Continuing this month’s theme of shows about newspaper comics, Alex Fitch talks to a couple of creators working on newspaper strips featuring popular British science-fiction characters. Richy K Chandler is a member of a writing team penning new adventures of Wallace and Gromit for The Sun newspaper, including this week’s story ‘Paper Hound’ and talks about his interest in humour strips and writing licensed characters. Writer / artist Huw J Davies was approached by The Daily Mirror in 2007 to update their classic adventure strip Garth for the 21st Century and he talks about his problems in achieving this goal and how it lead to a reimagining of the character in his graphic novel Freeman.

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: Buy Wallace and Gromit strips online at http://gb.zinio.com
Richy K Chandler’s website www.tempolush.com
Listen to Alex’s previous interview with Richy about his small press work
Info about Huw’s art master classes at The London Film Museum
Info about Freeman at www.markosia.com
Download Freeman from www.graphicly.com
Articles about Garth at scifipulse.net
Wikipedia pages on Wallace and Gromit and Garth

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

    […] (The Hound of the Baskervilles / The Picture of Dorian Grey) Vince Danks (Harker / Gravestown) Huw J. Davies (Garth / Freeman) Alan Davis (Captain Britain / X-Men) Al Davison (Doctor Who / The Spiral Cage) […]

  2. Today’s show: Young British Webcomic creators | Panel Borders and other podcasts reblogged this and added:

    […] Listen to John discuss life as a Manchester based cartoonist with Alex Fitch, Adam Cadwell, Joe List, and Chris Doherty Listen to previous interviews with Richy K. Chandler about children’s comics and Wallace and Gromitt […]

  3. Panel Borders: Young British Webcomic creators | Panel Borders and other podcasts reblogged this and added:

    […] Listen to John discuss life as a Manchester based cartoonist with Alex Fitch, Adam Cadwell, Joe List, and Chris Doherty Listen to previous interviews with Richy K. Chandler about children’s comics and Wallace and Gromitt […]

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

    […] (The Hound of the Baskervilles / The Picture of Dorian Grey) Vince Danks (Harker / Gravestown) Huw J. Davies (Garth / Freeman) Alan Davis (Captain Britain / X-Men) Al Davison (Doctor Who / The Spiral Cage) […]

  5. An All-New “Garth” Adventure Continues the Mirror Hero’s Original Adventures | downthetubes.net reblogged this and added:

    […] project, published on the Mirror’s web site, hit problems, which he discussed with Alex Fitch on one of his Panel to Panel podcasts and he subsequently re-imagined his interpretation for his graphic […]

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