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: Manhua! China Comics Now part 5 – Benjamin, Nie Chongrui and Zhang Xiaoyu

April 3, 2008 10 Comments

Originally broadcast 03/04/08 as part of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM

This is the fifth* of five podcasts looking at the Manhua! China comics now exhibition at the London College of Communication in the Elephant and Castle. Manhua! China comics now is a month long exhibition featuring the best of recent Chinese comic book art. In this episode Alex Fitch is talking to artists Benjamin, Nie Chongrui and Zhang Xiaoyu via translator Coco Wang.
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Today’s show: New aspects of comic book art

April 3, 2008

It’s a feature packed show today on Strip! as Alex Fitch looks at new aspects of comics book art, from the final three artists to be interviewed from the LCC’s Manhua! comics exhibition – Benjamin, Nie Chongrui and Zhang Xiaoyu (via translator Coco Wang) to Andy Luke, small press comics creator and columnist. Plus: the final part of Daniel Merlin Goodbrey’s Q & A about the future of webcomics from last year’s ComICA festival…

5pm, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com

Links: Info about the original ComICA talk by Daniel
Info on Manhua! China Comics Now at the LCC
Andy’s LiveJournal page
Andy’s column at comicsvillage.com
London Underground Comics – distributor of Andy’s titles @ Camden Market on Saturdays
Info on Caption, August’s small press festival in Oxford

Panel Borders: Manhua! China Comics Now part 4 – Coco Wang

March 27, 2008

Originally broadcast 27/03/08 as part of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM

This is the fourth of five* podcasts looking at the Manhua! China comics now exhibition at the London College of Communication in the Elephant and Castle. Manhua! China comics now is a month long exhibition featuring the best of recent Chinese comic book art. In this episode Alex Fitch will be discussing the Beijing underground comics scene with creator and commentator Coco Wang.
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Today’s show: China Comics (in the cities) Now!

March 27, 2008

Today at 5pm on Resonance 104.4FMStrip!: China Comics (in the cities) Now!

In the second of this month’s shows about the Manhua! China Comics Now exhibition at the London College of Communications (the first was broadcast 13/03/08 and available to download now in two parts at http://www.panelborders.com) we’re looking at Chinese comic creators based in the modern metropolis. In the first half of the show Alex Fitch hosts a round table discussion with curator Paul Gravett and Hong Kong artists Chihoi Lee and Hok Tak Yeung and later Alex will be discussing the Beijing underground comics scene with creator and commentator Coco Wang.

104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast at www.panelborders.com

Links: Info on Manhua! China comics now at the LCC website, Paul Gravett’s website and the China Now website

Artist websites: Chihoi Li and Coco Wang
Hong Kong Arts Development Council page on Hok Tak Yeung’s How blue is my valley