Thought Bubble Anthology 2014 - Cover

Free Comic events in Leeds (and beyond) in run up to Thought Bubble

Thought Bubble Anthology 2014 - Cover
The cover of this year’s Thought Bubble Anthology, now on sale in all good comic shops.

 

With the Thought Bubble Festival proper starting in a few days time, the organisers have just plugged some great, free/drop-in events taking place across Leeds and beyond from 9th – 16th November.

For the full festival line-up, visit the Festival’s web site, or for some highlights of this year’s free festival events, read on…

Friday 31st October Onwards

Drew Struzan – Films Posters Exhibition, North Bar, 24 Upper Briggate, Leeds, opening times vary

Sunday 1st November Onwards

Thought Bubble Comic Art Competition Entries 2014 Exhibition, Leeds Central Library, Art Space (1st Floor), opening times vary, suitable for all ages

Sunday 9th November Onwards

Derek Danger In… Thought Bubble Rumble Exhibition, Travelling Man, 32 Central Road, Leeds, opening times vary, suitable for all ages. More about Derek Danger: http://dangeritis.tumblr.com

Monday 10th November, 6.30pm

The Rainbow Age: LGBQT* Comic Book Club, Wharf Chambers, Leeds, LS2 7EQ, 15+

Tuesday 11th November, 5.30pm

Alien Amigurumi Crochet Workshop, Leeds Library Art Reading Room, suitable for Families and young people, FREE, but places are limited, so please book in advance by emailing martha@thoughtbubblefestival.com

 

Comic book creator Becky Cloonan at the November 2008 Big Apple Convention in Manhattan. Photo: NightScream
Comic book creator Becky Cloonan at the November 2008 Big Apple Convention in Manhattan. Photo: NightScream

 

Wednesday 12th November, 4.30pm

Travelling Man Signing Tour with Becky Cloonan, Babs Tarr, Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, and Richard Starkings, Travelling Man, 4 Dale St, Manchester, M1 1JW, All Ages

Thursday 13th November, 4.30pm

Travelling Man Signing Tour with Jason Aaron, Jason Latour, and Richard Starkings, Travelling Man, 43 Grainger St, Newcastle, NE1 5JE, All Ages

Thursday 13th November, 6.00pm

Creative Network & Thought Bubble Present… In Conversation with Adam Hughes and Matt Forsythe, Leeds College of Art, 18+, spaces must be booked in advance at http://thoughtbubblecn.eventbrite.co.uk/

Thursday 13th November, 9.00pm

Pints and Pencils drink and draw, Fab Cafe, Leeds, LS2 8PL, 2100-late, 18+ (please bring a valid form of photo ID)

Friday 14th November, 10.00am

Thought Bubble Book Crossing 2014 Free Comic Giveaway, Leeds Central, Wetherby, Moor Allerton, Chapeltown, and Garforth Libraries, All Ages

Friday 14th November, 4.30pm

Travelling Man Signing Tour with Tim Sale, Tony Harris, and Richard Starkings, Travelling Man, 54 Goodramgate, York, YO1 7LF, all ages

Friday 14th November, 5.00pm

Gosh! Comics Presents Jeff Lemire and Scott Snyder Signing, Gosh! Comics, Berwick Street, Soho, London, All Ages

• Festival Programme 2014: http://thoughtbubblefestival.com/festival-programme-2014/

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John Freeman

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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