Panel Borders and other podcasts

Panel Borders and other podcasts

Podcasts, radio shows, writing and more by Alex Fitch

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Panel Borders: Women at the Front

October 8, 2014

Cover of To Arms and interior art by Francesca Dare, Jessica Martin, Clare Wood and Anna Dowsland / art from Never Again by Heath Robinson and Bruce Barnsfather / art from 1914 by Kate Charlesworth and Posy Simmonds

Cover of To Arms and interior art by Francesca Dare, Jessica Martin, Clare Wood, Anna Dowsland / art from Never Again by Heath Robinson, Bruce Barnsfather / art from 1914 by Kate Charlesworth and Posy Simmonds

Women at the Front: Starting a month of shows about the portrayal of war in comics, Alex Fitch talks to Jessica Martin, Anna Dowsland, Clare Wood, Lauren Murphy and Francesca Dare, five contributors to the new war comics anthology To Arms!, published by Limehouse Comics. Alex also discusses the exhibitions ‘Never Again! World War I in cartoon and comic art’ and ‘1914: Day by day’ with curator Anita O’Brien; the two shows contain a variety of responses to the Great War from the work of Bruce Bairnsfather and W. Heath Robinson to modern day cartoonists Zoom Rockman and Kate Charlesworth, on display until 19th October at The Cartoon Museum, London (Originally broadcast 2nd October 2014 on Resonance 104.4 FM)

For more info and a variety of different formats you can stream or download, please visit the home of this podcast at www.archive.org

Links: To Arms! facebook page
Limehouse Comics website
Anna Dowsland’s website
Jessica Martin’s website
Francesca Dare’s webcomic
Lauren Murphy’s website
Info on 1914: Day by Day and Never Again exhibitions at The Cartoon Museum
BBC Radio 4 website on 1914: Day by Day cartoons

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