A design for the new Cartoon Museum in Wells Street, London

London Cartoon Museum move to Wells Street gets underway

After 12 years at 35 Little Russell Street, London’s Cartoon Museum is moving to brand new premises at 63 Wells Street, London WC1 – very near Oxford Circus. We previously reported on the reasons behind the move, which include a significant saving in terms of rent as well as more space. The Wells Street locationContinue reading London Cartoon Museum move to Wells Street gets underway

Rawhide Kid - Slap Leather Cover SNIP Cover by Dave Johnson

Rawhide Kid: Slap Leather exhibition opens at San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum

The San Francisco-based Cartoon Art Museum is celebrating the art of John Severin‘s final Marvel Comics western series, Rawhide Kid: Slap Leather, in an exhibition that will be on display from now through April 2019. Johnny Bart made his debut in his own comic book series, Rawhide Kid, in March 1955. The series, published by MarvelContinue reading Rawhide Kid: Slap Leather exhibition opens at San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum

Dan Dare Concept art for the original Eagle SNIP

Dan Dare creator Frank Hampson centenary exhibition opens in Ewell, Surrey

One hundred years after his birth, another exhibition commemorating Dan Dare creator Frank Hampson‘s work has just opened at Bourne Hall Museum in Ewell, Surrey. The museum just a hop and a skip from Bayford Lodge, Epsom, where he lived and worked for over 35 years. The exhibition will until 12th March 2019. Although notContinue reading Dan Dare creator Frank Hampson centenary exhibition opens in Ewell, Surrey

Calculus Cat by Hunt Emerson SNIP

New Hunt Emerson exhibtion opens in Birmingham

Just opened at the Primitivo Bar in Birmingham is a fantastic exhibition of art by this year’s Sergio Aragonés International Award for Excellence in Comic Art winner Hunt Emerson, which runs until February 2019. It includes a splendid Calculus Cat silkscreen print, made specially for this exhibition. Hunt’s career spans all-ages comics like The Beano as well as moreContinue reading New Hunt Emerson exhibtion opens in Birmingham

Frank Hampson Exhibition - The Atkinson 2018 - Sign

In Pictures: The Frank Hampson – The Man Who Drew Dan Dare Exhibition

An exhibition of art by Dan Dare creator Frank Hampson at The Atkinson, in Southport, Lancashire – where both the character and Eagle comic were “born” in the 1950s – is on now until March, and it’s well worth a visit. The exhibition covers all aspects of Frank Hampson’s career including some of his early sketches, artwork for Ladybird Books and ofContinue reading In Pictures: The Frank Hampson – The Man Who Drew Dan Dare Exhibition