Next week’s show: Girls’ Comics Autumn Special
August 30, 2018
— Children's comics
On Wednesday September 5th at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Girls’ Comics Autumn Special
In a 90 minute special edition of Panel Borders, cartoonist and Graphic Novels editor Corinne Pearlman introduces a pair of interviews about “Girls Comics”, periodicals aimed at young female audiences from the second half of the 20th Century: Comics scholar Mel Gibson interviews the author of the Trebizon novels for Young Adults, Anne Digby, who was also the writer of a variety of strips for Tammy, including “Olympia Jones” and “Tennis Star Tina”.
Also, Jinty appreciation website creator Jenni Scott talks to a pair of female graphic novelists – Hannah Eaton and Hannah Berry – about how girls comics influenced their work, with the latter also involved in the relaunch of Misty as an annual Halloween comic…
5.30pm Wednesday 5th September 2018, repeat TBC, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / broadcast streamed at www.resonancefm.com / Resonance Replay stream on mixcloud.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com
Links: Jenni Scott’s Jinty website
Info about Caption 2017, where Jenni and the Hannahs talked about their interest in Girls’ Comics
Buy the 2017 and 2018 Misty specials and reprint collections from Rebellion
Info about the International Graphic Novels and Comics Conference where Anne Digby was interviewed
Mel Gibson’s website
Follow Hannah Berry, Anne Digby, Hannah Eaton, Corinne Pearlman and Jenni Scott on twitter
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