Today’s show: Neil Gaiman – Worlds of Wonder
November 20, 2011
— Genre in comics
Tonight on Resonance FM…
Panel Borders: Neil Gaiman – Worlds of Wonder
Continuing our month of shows about genre, Alex Fitch chats to author Neil Gaiman about examples of Science Fiction in his work such as Doctor Who, American Gods, Babylon 5 and Sandman: Endless Nights. Plus, in an extract from a talk at the British Library, Neil discusses his experiences of the genre around the world from China to Tasmania.
Links: Original listing for the event on The British Library website
Write up of the event on the Margo’s Musings blog
Neil Gaiman’s journal
Art by Miguelanxo Prado
Events at Gosh! Comics
November 25: Nelson launch party, signing and art show. Exclusive Gosh! Bookplate Edition by Frank Quitely available on the night!
November 26: Luke Pearson signing copies of his new Hilda book from Nobrow + art show (all pieces are up and on sale now)
Gosh! Comics, 1 Berwick Street, London W1F 0DR
Thought Bubble comics festival
This year’s week long Thought Bubble festival, part of the Leeds International Film Festival, starts on 14th November 2011, with comic related screenings each day. On Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th, there is a traditional comics convention at the Royal Armouries with additional talks, tables, activities and workshops at Saviles Hall.
Sunday 20th, 2pm, Alex Fitch will be hosting a panel about the Image Comics Sci-Fi Noir Elephantmen with writer Richard Starkings and artist Boo Cook.
Other guests include Doug Braithwaite, Bryan and Mary Talbot, Adam Hughes, Jeff Lemire, Posy Simmonds, Peter Milligan, D’israeli, The Etherington Brothers and many more. More info at www.thoughtbubblefestival.com