Panel Borders: The art of Howard Hardiman
Originally broadcast 04/12/08 as an episode of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM
Howard Hardimans Badger
It’s the start of Gay Comics month on Resonance FM (season of good will to all men and whatnot) and we kick off with an ideal Christmas present for children of all ages: Badger by up and coming artist Howard Hardiman. Alex and Howard talk about funny animal / anthropomorphic titles and their relation to autobiography, having a sense of location in comics and the tricky art of marketing a new product…
To download or stream the show in a variety of different formats, please visit the home of this episode at www.archive.org
Links: Howard’s website: www.cutebutsad.co.uk
Review of Badger at www.forbiddenplanet.co.uk/blog
Preview Badger art on www.flickr.com
Comics / Sci-Fi news:
BADGER AT THE GREENWICH PICTURE HOUSE
Artwork from Howard Hardiman’s delightful small press comic Badger goes on display from Monday1st of December at the Picture House Cinema in Greenwich for a month.
01/12/08 – 01/01/09, Greenwich Picture House, Greenwich High Road, SE10 8NN, London
More info at www.picturehouses.co.uk
DAVID LLOYD AT THE NEW END GALLERY, HAMPSTEAD
Kickback – an exhibtion of the sequential art of David Lloyd, including work from Night Raven, Kickback and V for Vendetta is the latest show at The New End Gallery in Hampstead following their current exhibition of Pink Floyd cover artist Storm Thorgerson. All the pages on display will be for sale…
Tues- Sun 04/12/08 – 23/12/08, New end gallery, 27 Carnegie House, Hampstead, London NW3 1JE
More info at www.newendgallery.com
SUNDAY SHOCK THERAPY
SUNDAY 7 DECEMBER, Vibe Live, 2-6pm, FREE: To celebrate the publication of the winter issue of Electric Sheep we’ll be screening a double bill of outrageous Icelandic horror movies, the comic book-style vampire comedy Frostbite (2006) and the classic 50s monster movie Terror in the Midnight Sun (1959). For all those desperate to find eccentric, bizarre, funny, enchanting, beautiful and non-mass-produced Christmas presents, we’ll also have an alternative mini-Christmas market with a film books and DVDs stall from Cinéphilia, London Underground Comics, Where It’s At Is Where You Are records, Sophistikitten retro lingerie, and cakes!
The first 20 people in get a free copy of the new issue of Electric Sheep! You will also have the possibility of winning a year’s subscription to the magazine…
CELEBRATE LUXmas AT THE ALPHABET BAR
Alphabet Bar, 61-63 Beak Street, Soho, London, W1F 9FL
Saturday 13th December, 12 noon til late (exhibition open 13/12/08 – 20/12/08)
To celebrate the end of London Underground Comics’ epic 75 week run in Camden Lock Market over the past year… and Christmas as well.
There will be DJs from 6pm til late, drinking, merriment, a large communal comics table exhibiting the finest of British small press as well as an exhibition of original art by the core members of the LUC team which will run until the 20th of December.
Exhibitors who will be displaying (and selling) their original art as well as their comics include: Oli Smith, Sean Azzopardi, Jake Harold, Oliver Lamden, Dan Lester, Sally-Anne Hickman, Phil Spence, Francesca Cassavetti, Emma Price, Daniel Merlin Goodbrey, David Baillie and Tim Keable
More info at http://londonundergroundcomics.com/