A discussion on the comics scene in New Zealand with Dylan Horrocks (Hicksville, Batgirl), Roger Langridge (Thor The mighty Avenger, Muppet Show, Popeye) and Colin Wilson (Blueberry, Star Wars).
Presenter: Stefan Pannor (SPIEGEL Online)
Dylan Horrocks is an award-winning graphic novelist, writer and illustrator and comic artist. He is best known for the graphic novel Hicksville, a story that combines, among other things, the history of comics with ideas around geographical and cultural colonisation in New Zealand.
Colin Wilson was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Wilson received his formal training as an artist at Christchurch School of Art in 1967-1968. Working as an illustrator, he started his own fanzine, Strips in 1977. In 1980, he moved to London and did work for the renowned comic magazine 2000 AD.
Roger Langridge is the writer and artist for The Muppet Show Comic Book. Born in New Zealand, Roger Langridge has lived in London, UK since 1993. His first published work was Art d'ecco for Fantagraphics in 1990. He has since worked for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Heavy Metal, 2000AD, Deadline, Doctor Who Magazine and most other major comic book publishers in the English-speaking world.