[comics] Charlie Brooker on BBC4’s Comics Britannia‘British kid’s comics have finally been swallowed up by this hideously plastic modern age in which almost any creative work is described as “content” – and demographically-targeted content at that. When I read about Dandy Xtreme, I feel like Victor Meldrew, sighing while a robot prepares his dinner. And I never used to read the Dandy anyway. As a child of the 1970s, I grew up on Whizzer And Chips, and the rest of the IPC/Fleetway comics stable…’

Charlie Brooker on BBC4’s Comics Britannia

This entry was posted on Monday, September 10th, 2007 at 8:00 am and is filed under BBC, Charlie Brooker, Comics.

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I wonder which eager sub-editor added Alan “Watchmen” Moore to the copy.

I groaned inwardly when I read that too… :)

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