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Friday, 14 August 2009

Panel Borders: Octopi, dogs and bears, oh my!

Henri and the Hidden Veggie Garden by Henri GoldsmannOriginally broadcast 13/08/09 as an episode of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM, Panel Borders continues its month devoted to childrens' comics with an interview with artists Henri Goldsmann and Richy K. Chandler about their work.

Henri is the author of a new picture book - Harold (a dog’s best friend) - and has a successful career as a caricaturist, having dabbled in graphic novels such as Secret Agent Spanky Sheep on the side. He's also created titles such as Henri and the Hidden Veggie Garden, as part of the Love Your Veggies campaign. Richy has produced ten terrific mini comics such as Lucy the Octopus and Govinda the Meditating Rabbit over the last couple of years which, as we previously reported, are now available in a cute bear shaped box set

Strip! Octopi, dogs and bears, oh my! is available from the Panel Borders archive on

Web Links:

• Henri Goldsmann's official web site:

youtube video of Henri drawing

Review of Henry and the Hidden Veggie Garden

• Buy Henri’s books:

Secret Agent Spanky Sheep

Henry and the Hidden Veggie Garden

Harold (A dog’s best friend)

• Richy K. Chandler's myspace pages for comics and music

Watch a video of Richy constructing the mini-comics box set

Info about Richy at

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