Awaiting GM review Karrie’s talk at Comics and Medicine: Visualising the Stigma of Illness Amazon blurb: “141 Rottin Road ‘A cosy, one-bedroom apartment on the first floor of a charming Victorian conversion. Newly decorated and with a separate kitchen and reception room. Located just a bus ride away from a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars.’ Welcome to The House that Groaned and the six lonely inhabitants of its separate flats, characters so at odds with themselves and their bodies that they could only have stepped out of the pages of a comic novel. There’s Barbara, our make-up artist heroine and… Read More
Use the Quicktime player above to view images along with the audio. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to the audio-only version below. New Podcast Wednesdays are back! To open the many podcasts that will emerge from the 2012 Toronto Comics & Medicine conference, comics historian, commentator, publisher, and Comica festival organizer Paul Gravett gave the opening keynote to the Toronto Comics & Medicine conference, “Setting the Context: Developments in Graphic Medicine.” Enjoy our new podcast feed. It is not yet available via iTunes, but, fingers crossed, it will be shortly.
I certainly hope to attend this event featuring Karrie Fransman, Nicola Streeten, and Mary Talbot. There is a call for displays out too! enquiries to Dr Matt Green firstname.lastname@example.org
Use the Quicktime player above to view images along with the audio. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to the audio-only version below. Karrie Fransman is a comic creator who lives in London. Her autobiographical comic strips have been published in The Guardian. Her comic serial, “The Night I Lost My Love” ran in The Times. Her new book, The House That Groaned is available from Square Peg. You can watch a fun video about the book here. You can see more of Karrie’s work at www.karriefransman.com