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Fearless and Fantastic! exhibition continues at London’s Orbital Comics

Running until the end of March, London’s Orbital Comics is hosting an exhibition of pages from publisher DK’s latest title Fearless and Fantastic! — a who’s-who of female Marvel superhero character profiles. This collection profiles dozens of aspirational female comic-book characters, all of whom use their strength, intelligence and courage to help others. Fierce fan-favouritesContinue reading Fearless and Fantastic! exhibition continues at London’s Orbital Comics

The new Madame Tussauds Blackpool Captain Marvel figure and Thomas Cook Airlines pilot Astrid Herz

“Inspirational” Captain Marvel joins Madame Tussauds Blackpool Marvel Super Heroes

Standing shoulder to shoulder with a female pilot, Madame Tussauds Blackpool launched its brand new Captain Marvel wax figure last week, on International Women’s Day. A former US Air Force pilot who rose to security director at NASA, Captain Marvel’s alter ego Carol Danvers embodies strength and achievement – and was perfect to inspire AstridContinue reading “Inspirational” Captain Marvel joins Madame Tussauds Blackpool Marvel Super Heroes

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 Hell of a Comic Art Challenge

Hellboy-inspired “Hell of a Comic Art Challenge” launched by Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 is inviting students of the arts, young comic art enthusiasts and the next generation of comic creators to flex their creative talents by exploring the depths of Hell to create a new comic character. The Hell of a Comic Art Challenge, a competition supported by the University ofContinue reading Hellboy-inspired “Hell of a Comic Art Challenge” launched by Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The winners of the 12th edition of the Manga Jiman competition

Manga Jiman 2018 Winners on display at Embassy of Japan

The winners of the 12th edition of the Manga Jiman competition were revealed at a reception hosted at the Embassy of Japan last month – and an exhibition of the strips is on display until the end of March. The reception also saw announcements for the British Museum‘s upcoming Manga exhibition, which opens in May,Continue reading Manga Jiman 2018 Winners on display at Embassy of Japan

Anggini (Sherina Munaf) in Wiro Sableng

Free Cult Comics and Fantasy Film from Indonesia event in London this weekend

Offering film screenings, a comics exhibition and discussions, A Weekend of Cult Comics and Fantasy Film from Indonesia, takes place at SOAS University of London this weekend, 16-17th March 2019. The free exhibition, at the College Buildings in Russell Square over the weekend will showcase Indonesian popular genre comics from fantasy strips of colonial daysContinue reading Free Cult Comics and Fantasy Film from Indonesia event in London this weekend