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Junko Mizuno exhibition heads to the University of Cumbria in Carlisle

A free exhibition of art by Junko Mizuno, including paintings, drawings and sculptures, goes on display at the University of Cumbria‘s Brampton Road Campus in Carlisle, Cumbria in October – and the artist herself will make an appearance 10th October. Junko Mizuno grew up in Tokyo, Japan but now lives in San Francisco. She hasContinue reading Junko Mizuno exhibition heads to the University of Cumbria in Carlisle

Malta Comic Con 2019 guests include Nigel Parkinson, Ian Richardson, Mark Stafford and Nigel Twumasi, Nikos Koutsis from Greece and Ferran Rodriguez Sanchez from Spain

Malta Comic Con announces ace ticket packages as more guests join line up

Malta Comic Con organisers Wicked Comics have announced a number of new British guests for this year’s event in November – and the launch of both super discounted Sonic Saver Tickets and the debut of a new admission offer for 2019, the Super Hero Pack Ticket. Sonic Saver Tickets, available only from the event’s webContinue reading Malta Comic Con announces ace ticket packages as more guests join line up

Lakes Festival Focus 2019: Comic Artist Kristina Ricken

Lakes Festival Focus 2019: Comic Artist Kristina Ricken

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2019 is with Kristina Ricken, a Danish artist perhaps best known as the creator of the web comic, Live fra Lolland (Live from Lolland), whichContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2019: Comic Artist Kristina Ricken

Former Tharg David Bishop gets two book historical crime fiction deal at Pan Macmillan

For years, comics editor, writer, author and writing tutor David Bishop – perhaps best known to many downthetubes readers as a former editor of both 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine and author of Thrill-Power Overload – has been threatening to write a series of historical mystery novels set in Renaissance Florence. Well, now he’s done it – and the results will be published by Pan Macmillan starting in February 2021Continue reading Former Tharg David Bishop gets two book historical crime fiction deal at Pan Macmillan