October 4, 2016
Today at 5.30pm on Resonance FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Political comics
In a pair of Q and As recorded live in front of an audience, Alex Fitch interviews a trio of artists who have dealt with politics in their work. At the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Alex discusses newspaper cartoons and strips such as If… and Loomus with The Guardian’s Steve Bell and Steven Appleby while they draw new installments of their work. Also, at Cartoon County in Brighton, Ben Dickson talks about his satirical sci-fi comics Slumdroid and Falling Sky and his contributions to political anthologies Fight the Power and Ctrl.Alt.Shift Unmasks Corruption.
Links: Ben Dickson’s website and page at Scar Comics
Info about Fight the Power at New Internationalist
Alex’s interview with Lightspeed Champion and Laura Ford about Ctrl.Alt.Shift Unmasks Corruption
Steve Bell’s website
Steven Appleby’s website