In Episode 13 we have a rare interview with Vincent Deighan – AKA Frank Quitely – one of the world’s most in-demand comic book artists. Frank has won four Eisner and three Harvey awards and joins us for a chat about Electric Soup and his work with Mark Millar.
In Episode 12 we chat via Skype with storyboard and concept artist Rob McCallum. Rob has collaborated with film-makers of the calibre of Guillermo del Toro, George Romero and Edger Wright and his work features in Victor Frankenstein, a new movie starring Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy. We chat about his recent work, his process and advice for […]
In Episode 11 we chat via Skype with Kate Charlesworth. Kate has been published far and wide, in some of the UK’s most read newspapers and magazines. We chat about her recent collaboration with Bryan & Mary Talbot on Sally Heathcote: Suffragette and look back on some of her earlier work.
In Episode 10 we chat with cartoonist and illustrator Moira Munro. Moira has produced cartoon strips for The Herald and Woman’s Weekly and illustrated a number of children’s books. We chat about the French cartooning tradition and her recent projects.
In Episode 9 we chat with illustrator and street artist Conzo Throb. Conzo has been involved with the Secret Walls events and we chat about how that came about and what he loves about the format.
In Episode 8 we chat with Metaphrog – graphic novellist duo John Chalmers and Sandra Marrs. They launch their latest book, The Red Shoes and Other Tales, this week and we have the story behind that project amid a thought-provoking conversation.
In Episode 7 we chat with Will Anderson. In 2013 Will won a BAFTA for his film The Making of Longbird in which he is seen recreating and arguing with a stroppy Soviet-era cartoon character. His Monkey Love Experiments was also BAFTA nominated, in 2015.
In Episode 6 we chat with Hattie Kennedy. Hattie has recently completed a PhD at the University of Glasgow, looking at political comic strips from the 1980 and ’95 Québec independence referenda and how they affected voters’ perceptions of the figure involved.
In Episode 5 we chat with Lorna Miller. Lorna’s recent work focuses on editorial cartooning and can be seen in Private Eye, Morning Star, Bella Caledonia and on the new investigative journalism site ‘The Ferret‘. Other outlets for Lorna’s work include cartoons drawn for Hastings Independent Press and for the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom.
In Episode 4 we chat with Colin Bell and Neil Slorance. Colin and Neil recently concluded their all-ages comic book series Dungeon Fun, having swept the board at the 2014 Scottish Independent Comic Book Awards and launched a collected edition in September. They also produce a humour strip for the monthly Doctor Who: Twelfth Doctor title from Titan Comics.