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A New Comic Con Comes To Glenrothes In June

Saturday 10 June 2017 will see the inaugural Glenrothes Comic Con launch at Rothes Halls at the western end of the Scottish town’s large Kingdom Shopping Centre. Running from 9:30am to 5:00pm the one day event is a true comics “comic con” with announced guests already including artists Mike Collins and Gary Erskine, with Gary acting as the event’s Creative ... Read More »

Canny Comics Goings on in Newcastle this Saturday!

This Saturday (18th March 2017) will see Newcastle City Library taken over by comics for Canny Comic Con, a free event which includes an appearance by 2000AD artist Nigel Dobbyn and Marvel artist Gary Erskine – and a host of independent comic creators. Running from 10.30am to 3.30pm, the event will offer a hall jam-packed with some of the most interesting comics creators ... Read More »

Gary Erskine’s Granite City Comic-Con Poster Revealed

Just released is this terrific poster for  Granite City Comic-Con (20th – 21st May 2017, Aberdeen) by Gary Erskine, coloured by Yel Zamor. The first Granite City Comic-Con was held in May 2015, and its success ensured the event – which raised over £3000 for local charity CLAN Cancer Support – instantly became a staple in the North East Scotland ... Read More »

2017 Lakes International Comic Art Festival Date Announced, Sergio Aragonés First Guest

LICAF 2016 - Comics Clock Tower

The dates for next year’s annual Lakes International Comic Art Festival have been announced after its 2016 event proved a massive success once again at the weekend, attracting both comic creators and fans from around the globe. Visitor numbers were up again, with ticket sales higher than last year for the many ticketed events. The Festival’s exhibitions – most still currently ... Read More »

Gary Erskine delights with art for Jet City Comics’ “Frontlines: Requiem”

Frontlines: Requiem - Collected

There were a lot of great-looking comics projects to look out for at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival, but one I was very lucky to see – the only copy quickly snapped up by a Jeff Hawke fan! – was the collected edition of Frontlines: Requiem, released last month by Amazon’s comics imprint, Jet City Comics. Written by Ivan Brandon ... Read More »

Creators @ Edinburgh Comic Con 2016

The weekend of 2/3 April 2016 saw the Edinburgh Comic Con (ECC) return to the Scottish capital for its third year and for the first time to the largest hall at the impressive Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC). This proved to be an excellent choice of venue – modern, spacious, with a selection of refreshment bars, and never too hot, ... Read More »

New Comics On Sale This Week (Wednesday 20th January) – Dredd Thrills and Marvel UK Memories!

Marvel Frontier Comics Trade Paperback SNIP

Welcome to this week’s British creator and publisher-skewed new comics list, a week which, among other things, sees the debut of my old partner in comics crime at Marvel UK, Dave Taylor, pick up the art duties on the Image Comics-published Nowhere Man. I asked him if this meant there was a chance we could now re-pitch the old Marvel ... Read More »

Aberdeen’s Granite City Comic-Con Back In April

Granite City Comic-Con returns to Aberdeen soon – a four day pop culture event featuring special guests, art and writing workshops, children’s activities, cosplay, retailers and independent publishers. The first Granite City Comic-Con was held last year and as well as offering a great day out, raised an awesome £2500 for CLAN Cancer Support. The organisers are determined the event will become an ... Read More »

In Review: Malta Comic Con 2015

Malta Comic Con 2015 - Group Image

Despite some organisers concerns over a change of venue, Malta Comic Con 2015 proved a roaring success for organisers, with numbers up 30 per cent on last year from around 1400 to over 1800 attendees. Based on what I saw as a guest, the event, enjoying its seventh year, delivered the goods in terms of providing a platform for both Maltese comic ... Read More »

Creators @ Thought Bubble 2015 : Part 1 – Artists

The ninth annual Thought Bubble Festival took place in Leeds over the week of 9-15 November 2015, however it is the huge two day comic convention over the weekend of 14-15 November that the vast majority of punters and creators think of when “Thought Bubble” is mentioned. This year there were some 430 sales tables split between the massive New ... Read More »

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