Art by Asia Alfasi © Asia Alfasi /Lightbox

By Gum! What a Grand Comics Exhibition at Woking’s Lightbox

Tuesday 9th August saw the official launch of “The Story of British Comics So Far: Cor! By Gum! Zarjaz!” at the Lightbox in Woking, which runs until December. Co-curators Paul Gravett and Hamish MacGillivray  gave an insight into the genesis of the exhibition and of their involvement in (comics) exhibitions in Britain and beyond. After the speeches,Continue reading By Gum! What a Grand Comics Exhibition at Woking’s Lightbox

Art by Asia Alfasi © Asia Alfasi /Lightbox

The Story of British Comics So Far opens at Woking’s Lightbox

Yesterday saw a new exhibition open at The Lightbox gallery and museum, Woking that we highlighted earlier this year, which will take visitors on an interactive journey through the past, present and future of sequential art. The Story of British Comics So Far: Cor! By Gum! Zarjaz! (6th August 2016 – 31 December 2016) reveals howContinue reading The Story of British Comics So Far opens at Woking’s Lightbox

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In Review: Malta Comic Con 2015

Despite some organisers concerns over a change of venue, Malta Comic Con 2015 proved a roaring success for organisers, with numbers up 30 per cent on last year from around 1400 to over 1800 attendees. Based on what I saw as a guest, the event, enjoying its seventh year, delivered the goods in terms of providing aContinue reading In Review: Malta Comic Con 2015

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Malta Comic Con’s Massive Guest List Just Gets Bigger, adding Erskine, Langley and many more

The star-studded guest list for this year’s Malta Comic Con has been accelerating so fast over the last couple of weeks we’re only now catching up with recent announcements. Although there’s some disappointing news that artist Jon Haward has had to pull out of this year’s event for personal reasons, there’s a huge range ofContinue reading Malta Comic Con’s Massive Guest List Just Gets Bigger, adding Erskine, Langley and many more

Caption 2015 Poster by Al Davison

Caption, the small and indie press convention, goes to Coventry

  Caption, the two day comics festival – now in its 23rd year – returns on 10th – 11th October. The popular event dedicated to British small press and indie publishing has moved from Oxford to Coventry as, we’re told, there aren’t enough keen people in Oxford to run it at the moment, while Al Davison whoContinue reading Caption, the small and indie press convention, goes to Coventry