Monday, July 23, 2007

Today's show: Transformers - then...

Simon FurmanWith a week to go until the release of the new Transformers movie, Alex Fitch and Duncan Nott interview the writer (Simon Furman) and one of the most acclaimed artists (Geoff Senior) of the seminal British Transformers comic from the 1980s which helped cement a love of the robots in disguise for our generation as much as the cartoons and toys the franchise was based on.

In other comics news: The Observer has launched a competition to find new comics artists and writers so if you think you can create a short story using pictures, word balloons and captions that fits on a single page of A4, visit Random House's Graphic Novels website for more details

4.45pm BST, Resonance 104.4 FM (London)* / streamed at

*In case there are problems with the show being transmitted on Resonance, the podcast will go online at the same time...

Links: Wikipedia entries on:
Transformers comics, cartoon, Simon Furman and Geoff Senior
Simon's blog
Geoff's website
Titan Publishing's new UK Transformers comic by Simon & Geoff
Dynamite Entertainment's new Terminator 2 comic by Simon
Underground Online's guide to Transformers
Monzo and Jhiaxus' guide to obscure Transformers comics

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