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Junko Mizuno interviewed in latest Comic Art Festival Podcast

Artist Junko Mizuno created the standout poster image for the 2019 Lakes International Comic Art Festival and the event’s official podcast has a chat with her as part of their latest episode. Junko was originally born in Tokyo and her self taught style is based mainly on 1970’s and 80’s Japanese pop culture. Podcast hostsContinue reading Junko Mizuno interviewed in latest Comic Art Festival Podcast

Howard Cruse. Photo: Frederic Lorge

Creating Comics: A Video Interview with artist Howard Cruse

Gay Love, the first European solo art show of the work of Howard Cruse, is currently running in Brussels at the Galerie Comic Art Factory until 6th July 2019 – and the gallery has released a thought=provoking video interview with the award-winning artist. In the interview, in English with French sub titles, Howard outlines theContinue reading Creating Comics: A Video Interview with artist Howard Cruse

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Japan House London hosts Helen McCarthy’s free talk on Urasawa Naoki next week

Heading to London’s Japan House to see their This is Manga – the Art of Urasawa Naoki exhibition? Why not combine your visit with a free evening lecture on the artist by leading UK anime and manga writer Helen McCarthy next Wednesday?   Urasawa Naoki has been called one of the artists that have changedContinue reading Japan House London hosts Helen McCarthy’s free talk on Urasawa Naoki next week

Captain America arrives in Blackpool. Image: Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Captain America de-iced on Blackpool seafront, thanks to Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds Blackpool celebrated “Peace in our time” yesterday, as it welcomed its latest figure, Captain America, to the town by turning back the clock and transforming its iconic promenade into a striking 1940s scene. Making a movie-worthy entrance, Madame Tussauds took the Blackpool seafront back to the 1940s, when Captain America was first createdContinue reading Captain America de-iced on Blackpool seafront, thanks to Madame Tussauds

Masters of Comics by Joel Meadows SNIP

New book, Masters of Comics, exploring the workspaces of comic creators, gets Gosh Comics launch

Celebrating the release of Joel Meadows’ new book Masters of Comics, London’s Gosh! Comics will be hosting a signing with three of the incredible artists profiled in the book, Laurence Campbell, Posy Simmonds and Sean Phillips, along with Joel this Saturday (15th June 2019). Similar to his 2008 book Studio Space, Joel has spent timeContinue reading New book, Masters of Comics, exploring the workspaces of comic creators, gets Gosh Comics launch