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“Inking Woman” Exhibition opens next week at London’s Cartoon Musuem

Cartoon Musuem: The Inking Woman Exhibition

Opening next week at London’s Cartoon Museum (running from 26th April to 23rd July 2017), The Inking Woman is an exhibition bringing together original artwork spanning 250 years, from 18th century caricatures to modern graphic novels, The Inking Woman is a celebration of the vibrancy and variety of women’s cartoon and comic expression in the UK. The exhibition features the work of Carol ... Read More »

London’s Cartoon Museum seeks Comics Creators Project Volunteer

Photo: CArtoon Museum

If you or someone you know might be interested in spending a couple of days a week for six months working at London’s fine Cartoon Museum, read on. You don’t need to be a comics ‘expert’ – but you do need a good general awareness of what’s what (someone applied last year that had “never read a comic”). Here are ... Read More »

ELCAF 2017 Programme Announced 

London and New York-based publisher Nobrow has announced its plans for ELCAF 2017, the 6th East London Comics & Arts Festival, dedicated to showcasing the most exciting talent in comics, sequential art, illustration and storytelling. In June 2017, ELCAF is running another three day programme of talks, workshops, screenings and signings alongside an exhibitor showcase of small press and independent ... Read More »

London’s House of Illustration lands “Anime Architecture: Backgrounds of Japan” Exhibition

A Hiromasa Ogura watercolour painting for the Ghost in the Shell anime

London’s House of Illustration is to host Anime Architecture: Backgrounds of Japan, the first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic SF anime films, including the recently re-released Ghost in the Shell anime later this year. Shown in Berlin last year, this is the UK’s first ever exhibition of handmade background illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films focuses on a selection of superb renderings ... Read More »

V for Vendetta art exhibition in New York this month

If you’re travelling to New York this month, you may want to check out the fabulous-looking V for Vendetta art exhibition featuring the amazing work of David Lloyd. The exhibition runs until 29th April 2017 at the Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators, which is also hosting a Will Eisner Centennial Exhibition until 3rd June 2017. V for ... Read More »

Britain’s annual comics-promoting Small Press Day 2017 Announced for Saturday 8th July

Small Press Day 2017

Small Press Day, celebrating comics and self-publishing at shops and events across the UK and Ireland, is back in July. The fantastic Broken Frontier web site – ever at the forefront of promoting independently published small press comics and encouraging their creators – has announced that fter a hugely successful first day in 2016, Small Press Day returns on Saturday ... Read More »

Art of John Higgins book released to coincide with major exhibition in Liverpool of his work

The Art of John Higgins - Cover

A new book containing some of the best work of Liverpool-born comic artist John Higgins will be launched at the opening of his forthcoming exhibition at the Victoria Gallery & Museum. Beyond Watchmen & Judge Dredd brings together for the first time John Higgins’ art work for some of the most iconic comic books including Watchmen, Judge Dredd, Hellblazer, Before Watchmen and ... Read More »

When David Hockney drew for Eagle (sort of!)

David Hockney, one of the most popular and influential British artists of the twentieth century has returned to Tate Britain in London for his most comprehensive exhibition so far, running until May 2017 – but it doesn’t include his entry for an Eagle comic competition in 1952. This exhibition gathers together an extensive selection of David Hockney’s most famous works celebrating ... Read More »

Wonder Woman artist Liam Sharp gets home city exhibition in Derby

Current Wonder Woman artist Liam Sharp is to be honoured in his home city of Derby with a special exhibition documenting his comics career later this year. Currently living and working in California, Derby-born writer and artist Liam Sharp is best known for his highly detailed comic work. His latest series, drawing Wonder Woman for top US comics publisher DC, ... Read More »

Comic Strip Revolution exhibition opens soon in Belgium

A “Comic Strip Revolution” exhibition at La Boverie, Liege, Belgium will present art from two game-changing French bande dessinée magazines, Métal Hurlant and (A SUIVRE) from 17th March to 11th June 2017. Showing more than 300 original drawings from French, Belgian, and international artists, the exhibition, titled Révolution Bande Dessinée (“Comic Strip Revolution”) presents two major magazines, Métal Hurlant and (A ... Read More »

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