Alice Playing Cards - art by Jesus Blasco

WebFind: Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards by Jesus Blasco

British comic fans will be familiar with the name Jesus Blasco, an artist whose distinctive style thrilled many on strips such as “The Steel Claw” for Valiant and 2000AD’s “Bill Savage” – but he was a dab hand at lighter subjects, too, such as Alice in Wonderland. I came across these playing cards quite byContinue reading WebFind: Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards by Jesus Blasco

Bryan Talbot,  Chie Kutsuwada join British Library “Alice in Wonderland” celebrations

To coincide with the Alice in Wonderland exhibition at the British Library in London, comic creator Bryan Talbot, author of Alice in Sunderland, will join leading comics authority Paul Gravett and manga artist Chie Kutsuwada on a panel discussion titled “Alice’s Adventures in Comicland” on Friday 26th February 2016, (6.30 – 8.00pm). Over the pastContinue reading Bryan Talbot,  Chie Kutsuwada join British Library “Alice in Wonderland” celebrations

Mary and Bryan Talbot. Image courtesy Bryan Talbot

Sunderland Literature Festival features Liz Million, Bryan and Mary Talbot and Daniel Weatheritt

The Sunderland Literature Festival, the city’s annual celebration of the written word, has something for everyone and includes events with top children’s book illustrators Liz Million and Daniel Weatheritt, and award-winning comic creators Bryan and Mary M. Talbot. Liz Million appears at the Festival on Monday 26th October, at an event in the City Library. Liz, who comes from Darlington and has beenContinue reading Sunderland Literature Festival features Liz Million, Bryan and Mary Talbot and Daniel Weatheritt

Alice in Wonderland

“Annotated Alice” project celebrates 150 years of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland

As we’ve previously noted, Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is 150 years old this year and to celebrate the Public Domain Review, which archives and promotes out of copyright art and writings has teamed up with Medium to create a special online edition of the book. Each of the twelve chapters are being annotatedContinue reading “Annotated Alice” project celebrates 150 years of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland

Two Weeks To Go: The Countdown to Wonderlands Continues

    With just over two weeks to go, expectations for Wonderlands, the UK’s first ever graphic novel expo are high. With a long list of guests that includes Posy Simmonds, Dave Gibbons, Hunt Emerson, Paul Gravett, Steve Bell and Dylan Horrocks, a full day of talks and panels on different aspects of the graphicContinue reading Two Weeks To Go: The Countdown to Wonderlands Continues