Paul H. Birch reports on the opening of comic artist John McCrea’s solo exhibition at the Birmingham gallery Havill & Travis at Primitivo. Work from throughout John’s long and illustrious career is being showcased, including original cover art drawings framed with the actual published comics, limited edition screen-prints and limited edition giclee prints. Three new stunningContinue reading John McCrea’s solo exhibition opens in Birmingham
Posy Simmonds: A Retrospective opens at London’s House of Illustration on Friday (24th May), running until 15th September. Co-curated by Paul Gravett, author of the recently released Posy Simmonds monograph from Thames & Hudson, it’s the first major British exhibition of the celebrated comic artist and graphic novelist. Posy Simmonds once described her job onContinue reading “Posy Simmonds: A Retrospective” Exhibition opens this week
The call for entries is open to all over the world for the 13th Japan International Manga Award, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The deadline is 14th June 2019. Previous British winners include Sean Michael Wilson, who won a Bronze in the 10th Awards in 2016, with Japanese artist Akiko Shimojima,Continue reading Thirteenth Japan International MANGA Award competition closing date approaches
The new Cartoon Museum will open to the public on Monday 1st July 2019, at its new home on Wells Street, London, near Oxford Circus. The Cartoon Museum has been a fixture of the UK Cartoon and Comics world since 2006 and after raising over £1 million and a six month fit-out, its Central LondonContinue reading Date set for re-opening of London’s Cartoon Museum
Let’s celebrate the birthday of birth of Belgian author Hergé, born this day 22nd May 1907, the creator of The Adventures of Tintin, with a little tour of just some of his work – and news on a new collection of Tintin’s lunar adventures… July will see the release of a new hardcover collection, TintinContinue reading As Tintin’s lunar adventures get set to be re-published we say Happy Birthday, Hergé!