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Eddie Campbell and Audrey Niffenegger to talk Bizarre Romance and more at the British Library

Eddie Campbell and Audrey Niffenegger will be heading up a comics event exploring the bizarre nature of romance and relationships in a mixture of comic strips and illustrated prose at the British Library in London in April, at a talk chaired by publisher and comics expert Paul Gravett. Internationally bestselling author Audrey Niffenegger and herContinue reading Eddie Campbell and Audrey Niffenegger to talk Bizarre Romance and more at the British Library

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SEQUENTIAL Offers free iPad Guide to Comics Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics Exhibiton

SEQUENTIAL, the iPad app for digital graphic novels, has partnered with London’ House of Illustration to provide a free digital guide for their new exhibition Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics, as well as digital graphic novels displayed within the exhibition itself. As we’ve previously reported, Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics, which opened onContinue reading SEQUENTIAL Offers free iPad Guide to Comics Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics Exhibiton

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London’s House of Illustration to host “Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics” exhibition

London’s House of Illustration to host “Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics” exhibition from next month, running until May. The Kings Cross-based venue will offer visitor the opportunity to explore the world of comics through original artwork by one hundred women comic creators working across genres and generations – from the 1800s to the present day;Continue reading London’s House of Illustration to host “Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics” exhibition

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British Comic Shop Releases (17th December 2014) – Prog 2015, Titan’s new Madefire titles – and Neil Gaiman, too

  Here’s this week’s list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops tomorrow, Wednesday 17th December 2014, courtesy of First Age Comics, Lancaster. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of, including cover artists. It’sContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (17th December 2014) – Prog 2015, Titan’s new Madefire titles – and Neil Gaiman, too

Historian and author Dominic Sandbrook head to the very frontiers of space and science to offer audiences the definitive television history of science fiction. Image: BBC

BBC heads to the frontiers of space and time with new Science Fiction programming

  The BBC has announced a number of science fiction-related programmes, including a new four-part series on BBC Two in which Dominic Sandbrook explores how science fiction has offered a revealing window into our dreams and our nightmares that will feature input from the likes of comics writer and author Neil Gaiman, Time Traveller’s Wife andContinue reading BBC heads to the frontiers of space and time with new Science Fiction programming