Panel Borders and other podcasts

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Panel Borders: The DFC part 2 (John and Patrice Aggs / Jim Medway)

May 29, 2008 8 Comments

Panel Borders: The DFC part 2 (John and Patrice Aggs / Jim Medway)
Originally broadcast 29/05/08 as the second half of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM

Alex Fitch presents the second half of a special report on the new kids’ comic The DFC published by Harper Collins / David Fickling Books, and recorded live at the launch party for the periodical. Alex talks to former manga artist John Aggs about the comic strip he’s drawing for The DFC which is written by acclaimed children’s author Philip Pullman, to John’s mother Patrice who is also producing a strip for the comic with her son called The Boss and to Jim Medway who is creating a comedy strip in The DFC called New at the Zoo.

For more info, please visit the home of this episode at www.archive.org

Links: www.thedfc.co.uk
Philip Pullman’s website
John Aggs’ website
Etchings and books by Patrice Aggs
Jim Medway’s blog
Join our facebook group

Comics news:

No Barcodes logoNo Barcodes” – 10am – 6pm, 31st May, Camden Lock Market. London Underground Comics presents a one day small press festival in which 50 indie creators will be selling their self published comics in Camden Market in London, including some of the best up & coming & established artists: Ilya, Sean Azzopardi, Oliver Lambden, Oli Smith + recent Eagle Award winner Tom Humberstone.

Mark Stafford's Pandaemonium CarnivaleMore info at: www.londonundergroundcomics.com, where writer / artist David Baillie has a selection of written interviews with some of the exhibitors.

On now at The Railway Tavern, Station Rise, Tulse Hill, occasional Strip! contributor (and Bryan Talbot’s Cherubs illustrator) Mark Stafford is exhibiting Pandemonium Carnivale; A series of unfortunate paintings…

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Panel Borders: The DFC part 1 (Pullman / Abadzis / Fickling)

May 29, 2008 11 Comments

Panel Borders: The DFC part 1 (Pullman / Abadzis / Fickling)
Originally broadcast 29/05/08 as part of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM

Alex Fitch presents the first half of a special report on the new kids’ comic The DFC published by Harper Collins / David Fickling Books, including David Fickling, Nick Abadzis and Philip Pullman’s speeches about the comic, recorded at the launch party for the periodical. Alex also interviews Philip Pullman about writing the lead story in The DFC and how this is a natural successor to his episodic narratives for children in His Dark Materials and elsewhere.

For more info, please visit the home of this episode at www.archive.org

Links: www.thedfc.co.uk
Philip Pullman’s website
David Fickling’s website
Nick Abadzis’ website
Join our face book group

Comics news:

No Barcodes logoNo Barcodes” – 10am – 6pm, 31st May, Camden Lock Market. London Underground Comics presents a one day small press festival in which 50 indie creators will be selling their self published comics in Camden Market in London, including some of the best up & coming & established artists: Ilya, Sean Azzopardi, Oliver Lambden, Oli Smith + recent Eagle Award winner Tom Humberstone.

Mark Stafford's Pandaemonium CarnivaleMore info at: www.londonundergroundcomics.com, where writer / artist David Baillie has a selection of written interviews with some of the exhibitors.

On now at The Railway Tavern, Station Rise, Tulse Hill, occasional Strip! contributor (and Bryan Talbot’s Cherubs illustrator) Mark Stafford is exhibiting Pandemonium Carnivale; A series of unfortunate paintings…

Today’s show: The DFC and the future of kids’ comic

May 29, 2008

Strip!: The DFC and the future of kids’ comics   

Alex Fitch presents a special report on the new kids’ comic The DFC published by Harper Collins / David Fickling Books, including David Fickling, Nick Abadzis and Philip Pullman’s speeches about the comic, recorded at the launch party for the periodical. Alex also interviews Philip Pullman about writing the lead story in The DFC and how this is a natural successor to his episodic narratives for children in His Dark Materials and elsewhere. Alex also talks to Philip’s illustrator on the strip, John Aggs, to John’s mother Patrice who is also producing a strip for the comic with her son called The Boss and to Jim Medway who is creating a comedy strip in The DFC called New at the Zoo.

5pm 29/05/08, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast at www.panelborders.com

 

Links: www.thedfc.co.uk
Philip Pullman’s website
David Fickling’s website
Nick Abadzis’ website
John Aggs’ website
Etchings and books by Patrice Aggs   
Jim Medway’s blog

Comics news:

No Barcodes logoNo Barcodes” – 10am – 6pm, 31st May, Camden Lock Market. London Underground Comics presents a one day small press comics festival in which 50 indie comic book creators will be selling their self published comics at 8 tables in Camden Market in London, including some of the best up and coming and established artists and writers: Ilya, Sean Azzopardi, Oliver Lambden, Oli Smith and recent Eagle Award winner Tom Humberstone (Vented Spleen). 

Mark Stafford's Pandaemonium CarnivaleMore info at: www.londonundergroundcomics.com, where writer / artist David Baillie has a selection of written interviews with some of the exhibitors.

On now at The Railway Tavern, Station Rise, Tulse Hill, occasional Strip! contributor (and Bryan Talbot’s Cherubs illustrator) Mark Stafford is exhibiting Pandemonium Carnivale; A series of unfortunate paintings…