Panel Borders: Daredevil by Maleev and Irvine
March 27, 2009
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Daredevil by Maleev and Irvine
Originally broadcast 26/03/09 as an episode of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM
Classic heroes month continues on Panel Borders with a look at the red-suited vigilante Daredevil – blind lawyer by day and superhero by night. Trying to break the record for the largest number of people called Alex in any one episode of the show, Alex Fitch talks to the Bulgarian artist Alex Maleev who with writer Brian Bendis brought the periodical back to the forefront of Marvel Comics’ line in an award winning four year run on the title in the mid 2000s. Alex also talks to novelist Alex Irvine whose anachronistic reimagining of the comic – Dardevil Noir – starts next month and combines the Chandleresque storytelling of Frank Miller’s iconic run on the title with the look and feel of classic Film Noir, relocating the adventures of Matt Murdock to Hell’s Kitchen in the 1930s…
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: Wikipedia pages on Daredevil, Alex Maleev and Alex Irvine
Daredevil and Alex Maleev fansites
Alex Irvine’s blog and website
Read the first five pages of Daredevil Noir at www.comicbookresources.com
Buy Alex Irvine’s graphic novel: Hellstorm, Son of Satan – Equinox
Comics / Sci-Fi News:
At the Memorabilia cult TV weekend, you can meet stars of classic television such as Robert Vaughn (Hustle, The Man from UNCLE), Craig Charles and Robert Llewllyn (Red Dwarf), Richard Briars (The Good Life), Linda Blair (The Exorcist) and Colin Baker (Doctor Who).
9am – 5pm, 28th & 29th March, The NEC, Birmingham
More info at www.memorabilia.co.uk
This Saturday 28th March sees rival small press comics events in Mile End, London
The U.K. Web and Mini Comix Thing happens in Queen Mary University’s Great Hall on Mile End Road. Guests include Sarah McIntyre and Roger Langridge… Admission is £4 at the door
Schmurgen Con takes place at the New Globe on Mile End Road, around 1PM, provided that they can get the pub open in time. Guests include Dan Lester and David Baillie… Admission is free.
Strength from Adversity: A Contemporary Japanese Cinema and Art Festival – 15-17 April 2009
The National Gallery is pleased to be hosting this celebration of contemporary Japanese cinema. Includes screenings of Hadashi no Gen (Barefoot Gen), Fudeko: Sono Ai – Tenshi no Piano (Fudeko and the Angel’s Piano), Takeshi Kitano’s Kikujiro and Okuribito (Departures)
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