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: Young British Webcomic creators

March 3, 2013 3 Comments

Webcomics by Richy K. Chandler, Zarina Liew, Nich Angell,.Namiiebim and John Allison

Webcomics by Richy K. Chandler, Zarina Liew, Nich Angell,.Namiiebim and John Allison

Young British Webcomic creators: In the first of a series of shows, Alex Fitch talks to young British webcomic creators about their work. In a Q and A recorded at Comica Comiket (2011), John Allison discusses his webcomic Bad Machinery, and, as we draw to the end of the first Webcomic Artist Swap Project week (February 25th – March 3rd, 2013), Nich Angell (Cat and Meringue), Zarina Liew (Le Mime), Naniiebim (Mephistos) and project originator Richy K. Chandler (Lucy the Octopus), talk about their musical chairs experiment (more…)

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Laydeez do podcasts: Manga Jiman 2011

October 16, 2011 2 Comments

Laydeez do Podcasts:
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Manga Jiman 2011

Manga Jiman entries by Zarina Liew, Yuri Kore and Clio Millett

Manga Jiman entries by Zarina Liew, Yuri Kore and Clio Millett

In a panel discussion recorded at the London Science-Fiction Film Festival in April, Zarina Liew (Runner-up 2009/2010), Yuri Kore (Winner 2009/2010), Clio Millett (Winner 2010/2011) – of the Japanese Embassy’s ‘Manga Jiman’ (Pride in Manga) competition join Karen Rubins (Comic book artist in residence, Victoria and Albert Museum 2010) to discuss the homegrown manga scene in the UK and the difference between Manga and Western style comics.
(Recorded, edited and introduced by Alex Fitch)

For more info about this podcast and a variety of formats you can stream or download, please visit the home of this episode at www.archive.org

Links: Zarina Liew’s website – cobaltcafe.co.uk
Beyond Raging Aves by Clio Millett
Yuri Kore’s website

Read the Laydeez do comics blog
Info about Laydeez do comics – Next meeting Oct 17th / Nov 21st

2010 interview with Zarina Liew, Yure Kore and Manga Jiman runner up David Lander
2009 interview with Karen Rubins
2008 interviews with Manga Jiman finalists Michael Kacar, Asia Alfasi and Gillian Sein Ying Ha

Recommended events:

Anders Nilsen UK tour

Candian cartoonist Anders Nilsen will be signing at:
Gosh! Comics, Berwick street at 6pm on Saturday 15th October, as part of a UK tour that sees him visit
Page 45, Nottingham on Sunday the 16th and
OK Comics, Leeds on Monday the 17th, he then gets a day off before coming back to London to do a Q and A at
Orbital comics on Wednesday 19th of October where he’ll be chatting to British cartoonist Tom Gauld.

More info: www.goshlondon.com / www.comicafestival.com
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Panel Borders: Manga Jiman 2010

May 20, 2010 8 Comments

Panel Borders:

Manga Jiman 2010

Edited version broadcast 20/05/10 as an episode of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM

Excerpts from Manga Jiman winning entries in 2010 by Yuri Kore, Zarina Liew and David Lander

Excerpts from Manga Jiman winning entries in 2010 by Yuri Kore, Zarina Liew and David Lander

Continuing ‘cross cultural comics month’ on the show, we’re looking at the winners of last year’s Manga Jiman (Pride in Manga) competiton run by the Japanese Embassy in London to find the best new Japanese style comics made in the UK. Dickon Harris talks to the runners up – Zarina Liew and David Lander – about their entries to the competition and the crossover between British small press and manga styles in their work; while Alex Fitch talks to Yuri Kore about her winning entry “The boy who runs from the sun” and drawing comics again, having moved to Britain from the Manhwa industry in Korea.

For more info about this podcast and a variety of formats you can stream or download, please visit the home of this episode at www.archive.org

Links: Info about the winners on the Embassy of Japan website
Read an ebook about the winners, including extracts from the ten shortlisted comics
Winners’ websites: Yuri Kore / Zarina Liew / David Lander

Listen to Alex’s interviews with the winners of the 2007 competition
Listen to Dickon’s previous interview with David Lander about his work

Recommended events:

City of Abacus at The Book Club

Throughout May at The Book Club cafe and bar in Hoxton, London there is a month long exhibtion of the art from The City of Abacus by VV Brown and David Allain, illustrated by Emma Price and Lee O’Connor.

Opening hours: 8am-late Mon-Fri, 10am-late Sat/Sun
100 Leonard Street, London EC2 4RH
More info at www.wearetbc.com
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