This week’s show: Pride in Comics
June 29, 2020
— Gay comics month
On Wednesday, July 1st 2020 at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Pride in Comics
In this month’s show, Alex Fitch talks to a pair of zine creators turned graphic novelists about their work on gender and sexuality. Eleanor Crewes discusses her forthcoming book The Times I Knew I Was Gay an autobiographical title which dramatised her experiences of coming out, and Dr. Meg-John Barker explores writing their non-fiction books Queer: A Graphic History and Gender: A Graphic Guide, which have revitalised Icon Books’ Introducing… series in a larger format, with a greater amount of sequential art. Recorded at Brighton Illustration Fair and Cartoon County, Hove.
5.30pm Wednesday July 1st 2020, repeated 2.30am Friday 3rd July, 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: Eleanor Crewes’ website, including info on The Times I Knew I Was Gay
Meg-John Barker’s website
More info about Icon Books’ Graphic Guides range
More interviews with LGBTQI+ comic book creators
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