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Today’s show: Totnes Comics

June 3, 2012

Tonight at 8pm on Resonance 104.4 FM… Panel Borders: Totnes Comics

Extracts from comics by Lee O Connor, Jock, John Spelling and Dom Reardon

Extracts from comics by Lee O’Connor, Jock, John Spelling and Dom Reardon

Starting a month of shows about communities of comic book creators around England*, Alex Fitch travels to Devon to interview artists and writers who live and work in Totnes. Jock, Lee O’Connor, John Spelling & Dom Reardon talk about their experiences in the South West, breaking into comics, the importance of 2000AD to their careers and future projects.
(* when Alex has a larger travel budget, expect Celtic comics communities at some point in the future)

8pm, Sunday 3rd June 2012, Resonance 104.4FM / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / extended podcast of after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com

Links: Jock’s website
Lee O’Connor’s website
Dom Reardon’s page on comicvine.com
John Spelling’s wordpress site

Listen to Alex’s interview with John Spelling and Lee O’Connor

Recommended events:

Comics at Brockley Max

As part of the Brockley Max Festival (1st to 9th June), there will be a special comics themed slot during all the events, Brockley Comix. Ali Kati Projects and Panel Borders will be presenting a live panel discussion on June 7th in the Talbot pub at 7pm, with a number of writers and artists from South-East London discussing their work with Alex Fitch (Resonance 104.4 FM), including Kieron Gillen, Sarah McIntyre, Sarah Gordon, Howard Hardiman, Simone Lia, Gary Northfield, Woodrow Phoenix and Julia Scheele, with opportunities for a Q&A and signings as well.

And in Badger related news makers of the new Badger animated film and documentary are taking Howard Hardiman back to the Broca cafe where he first started sketching Badger; he will be there from 10am to 1pm on June 3rd to sign comics and the film crew will be there and happy to answer any questions about the documentary too. (See below)

More info on Sarah McIntyre’s blog

Badger at The Broca – 10am, The Broca, 4 Coulgate Street, London SE4 2RW
Nearest station: Brockley (train from London Bridge / Overground from Highbury and Islington)
Brockley Comix – 7pm, The Talbot, 7 Tyrwitt Road (off Lewisham Way), London SE4 1QG
Nearest station: St Johns (train from London Bridge / Charing Cross – or change at New Cross Overground or Lewisham DLR)

UNSTABLE ART AT MAGGS BROS

Strange Attractor and Maggs Bros are proud to present ‘Unstable’, an exhibition of new and old work from Battle Of The Eyes (Savage Pencil and Eyeball), Joel Biroco, Julian House and Cathy Ward. All artwork will be for sale, as will new books and other materials from Strange Attractor Press.

Unstable: 8 May – 8 June 2012 (Monday – Friday, 10.30am – 5pm)
Maggs Counterculture and Gallery,
50 Hays Muse, W1J 5QJ, London, UK

Laydeez do comics, June 2012

Oxford based cartoonist Kate Brown (The DFC, The Phoenix, Fish + Chocolate) will be talking about her work at this month’s LDC before the monthly meeting for female comic creators and their fans breaks for the summer holidays, alongside SelfMadeHero directors Doug Wallace and Emma Hayley who will be talking about their independent UK graphic novel publishing company.

6.30 – 9.30pm, Monday 18 June 2012
The Rag Factory 16-18 Heneage Street, London E1 5LJ
More info at www.laydeezdocomics.com

Support Badger the movie

A London based documentary and animation team is bringing Howard Hardiman’s beloved comic Badger to life in a new animated film that will also contain footage of the process of making Howard’s comic and its relevance to mental health issues.
You can support fundraising for this project at http://www.indiegogo.com/Badgershortfilm with various incentives depending on the level of contribution.

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