downthetubes is undergoing some main site refurbishment...

This blog is no longer being updated

The downthetubes news blog was assimilated into our main site back in 2013.

Hop over to for other British comics news, comic creating guides, interviews and much more!

Saturday, 11 February 2012

Panel Borders: Exhibiting Comics

Punch - Silver Jubilee issue

Continuing Panel Borders month of shows about about non practitioners' love of comics, Alex Fitch talks to Lord Baker of Dorking about his contributions as lender and patron of The Cartoon Museum to their latest exhibition 'Her Maj: Sixty years of unofficial portraits of the Queen' and to John Huddy, founder and curator of The Illustration Cupboard about the gallery's history of exhibiting art from picture books and graphic novels. 

Also, from last week's Manga Jiman awards ceremony at the Embassy of Japan in London, Cultural Officer Simon Wright and Minister Hiroshi Suzuki, the director of the Japan Information and Culture Centre, introduce this year's winning entries to the comic book competition. 

- Panel Borders: Exhibiting Comics airs at 8.00pm, Sunday 12th February, Resonance FM (London) / streamed at / podcast after broadcast at


No comments:

Latest News on

Contact downthetubes

• Got a British Comics News Story? E-mail downthetubes!

• Publishers: please contact for information on where to post review copies and other materials:

Click here to subscribe to our RSS NewsFeed

Powered by  FeedBurner