Comic Creators And Cake In Edinburgh

Graphic Scotland is launching the first of a series of events in Edinburgh to bring together comics writers and artists. Comic Creators And Cake will take place in the Pulp Fiction bookshop on the evening of Wednesday 30 November 2011, which is St Andrew’s Day or, if you prefer, the day of the the public sector unions strike.

The event begins at 7pm in Pulp Books on Edinburgh’s Bread Street in the West Port and is scheduled to run for 4 hours. Entrance is free however, as wine will be served, tickets must be booked in advance.

Graphic Scotland describes themselves as “an independent Community Interest Company aiming to bring together Scottish-based writers, artists and publishers in international collaborations to create diverse and innovative new graphic fiction.”

There are more details of the event on the Graphic Scotland website.

Free tickets for the event can be booked here.

There are more details of the Pulp Fiction bookshop on their website which includes a location map.

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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  1. Cheers for the heads-up. I’ll try and pop along.

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