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: Creating Constantine

January 20, 2013

John Constantine by Steve Bissette et al.

John Constantine by Steve Bissette et al.

Creating Constantine Continuing our month of shows about the 25th anniversary of John Constantine: Hellblazer, Alex Fitch discusses the first appearances of the character with co-creator Steve Bissette. Alex and Steve discuss the artist’s tenure as penciller on the acclaimed horror comic Swamp Thing, drawing (the as yet unnamed) Constantine in the background of scenes before Alan Moore gave the character a voice, and Steve’s continuing fascination with the monster genre. (Originally broadcast 20/01/13 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 (more…)

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Today’s show: Creating Constantine

January 20, 2013

Tonight at 6pm on Resonance 104.4 FM, Panel Borders – Creating Constantine

John Constantine by Steve Bissette et al.

John Constantine by Steve Bissette et al.

Continuing our month of shows about the 25th anniversary of John Constantine: Hellblazer, Alex Fitch discusses the first appearances of the character with co-creator Steve Bissette. Alex and Steve discuss the artist’s tenure as penciller on the acclaimed horror comic Swamp Thing, drawing (the as yet unnamed) Constantine in the background of scenes before Alan Moore gave the character a voice, and Steve’s continuing fascination with the monster genre.
(Listen to the second half of Alex’s interview with Steve, in which they discuss the anthology books Taboo and Tales of the Uncanny – N-Man and Friends.

6pm, Sunday 20th January 2013, repeated at 4.30pm, Tuesday 22nd January, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at http://www.resonancefm.com / extended podcast at http://www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Panel Borders: Taboo and other anthologies

September 30, 2012 3 Comments

Covers of Shell Shock, Taboo issues 4 and 1, 1963 issue 3 and proposed Tales of the Uncanny cover

Covers of Shell Shock, Taboo issues 4 and 1, 1963 issue 3 and proposed Tales of the Uncanny cover

Taboo and other anthologies: In the last of our month of shows on comic book anthologies, Alex Fitch talks to Kevin Eastman and Steve Bissette, co-publisher and editor respectively, of the ground-breaking horror periodical Taboo, which included the first instalments of Alan Moore’s From Hell and Lost Girls as well as work by Neil Gaiman, Moebius, S. Clay Wilson, Eddie Campbell and more. Kevin also discusses letting other creators draw the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in his Shell Shock collection and elsewhere, and Steve talks about the travails of the Image Comics 1963 project, and the return of his characters in the forthcoming sequel anthology Tales of the Uncanny – N-Man and Friends. (Originally broadcast in an edited version 30/09/12 on Resonance FM)
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Today’s show: Taboo and other anthologies

September 30, 2012 1 Comment

Tonight at 8pm on Resonance 104.4 FM… Panel Borders: Taboo and other anthologies

Covers of Shell Shock, Taboo issues 4 and 1, 1963 issue 3 and proposed Tales of the Uncanny cover

Covers of Shell Shock, Taboo issues 4 and 1, 1963 issue 3 and proposed Tales of the Uncanny cover

In the last of our month of shows on comic book anthologies, Alex Fitch talks to Kevin Eastman and Steve Bissette, co-publisher and editor respectively, of the ground-breaking horror periodical Taboo, which included the first instalments of Alan Moore’s From Hell and Lost Girls as well as work by Neil Gaiman, Moebius, S. Clay Wilson, Eddie Campbell and more. Kevin also discusses letting other creators draw the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in his Shell Shock collection and elsewhere, and Steve talks about the travails of the Image Comics 1963 project, and the return of his characters in the forthcoming sequel anthology Tales of the Uncanny – N-Man and Friends.

8pm, Sunday 30th September 2012, Resonance 104.4FM / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / extended podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com

Links: Steve Bissette’s website and shop where you can buy Taboo
Kevin Eastman’s website (more…)