Karen Southworth, curator of the Mercer Gallery, with Hilda

Mercer Gallery and Thought Bubble Festival team up for Hilda comic exhibition in Harrogate

Harrogate’s Mercer Gallery has partnered the Thought Bubble Festival to stage an exhibition of work by the creator of an award-winning comic character and Netflix series. The stories of Hilda, a young girl living in a Scandinavia populated by mythical folk creatures, have seen creator Luke Pearson recognised as one of the UK’s most talentedContinue reading Mercer Gallery and Thought Bubble Festival team up for Hilda comic exhibition in Harrogate

Unboxed Action Man figures, which sold for £320 at Vectis in September, well above the estimate

Could your Palitoy items in the attic be worth a fortune?

From Star Wars AT-AT’s to Action Man, Pippa to plastic bags anything associated with iconic British company Palitoy could be worth serious money to collectors – but do you have cash in your attic? You could find out next week, at a Valuation Day provided by the world’s leading toy auction company Vectis at theContinue reading Could your Palitoy items in the attic be worth a fortune?

Writer Garth Ennis at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019. Photo: Chris Payne for LICAF

Panel Borders: Genre and Inspiration – Arts Foundation comics prize finalists, Garth Ennis interviewed

In a pair of recordings looking at how comic creators are inspired by genre and inspiration, guest presenter and comics laureate Hannah Berry talks to Arts Foundation comics prize finalists Esther McManus, Danny Noble, Jess Taylor and Zara Slattery in a panel discussion at The Cartoon Museum, London; plus Alex Fitch talks to Garth EnnisContinue reading Panel Borders: Genre and Inspiration – Arts Foundation comics prize finalists, Garth Ennis interviewed

Edinburgh’s Scottish Gallery hosts “Mythos” exhibition by Paul Reid

Edinburgh’s Scottish Gallery hosts “Myhos“, an exhibition by the masterful Paul Reid this November, opening on Wednesday. Paul Reid is a artist who uses his skill to create a world which is both beautiful and uncompromising in its vision. He’s considered one of the greatest figurative painters to have emerged out of Scotland in recentContinue reading Edinburgh’s Scottish Gallery hosts “Mythos” exhibition by Paul Reid

Better Things: The Life and Choices of Jeffrey Catherine Jones

Legendary artist Catherine Jeffrey Jones honoured at Lucca Comics and Games Convention

If you’re heading to the Lucca Comics and Games Convention in Italy next week (30th October – 3rd November), then you might want to catch the screening of the documentary Better Things: The Life and Choices of Jeffrey Catherine Jones, and view In A Sheltered Corner, an exhibition of the artist’s incredible work. The exhibitionContinue reading Legendary artist Catherine Jeffrey Jones honoured at Lucca Comics and Games Convention