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Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s “Monstress” wins at the British Fantasy Awards

The autumn season means it is time for the annual British Fantasy Society‘s convention and the BFS Awards. The second volume of Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda‘s rather glorious Monstress (published by Image) won the Best Comic / Graphic Novel category on Sunday at Fantasycon. This follows another major science fiction and fantasy con, Worldcon,Continue reading Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s “Monstress” wins at the British Fantasy Awards

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Vote for graphic novels on the “most rebellious reads of the 21st century” list

With Book Week Scotland coming up soon (running from 19th to 25th of November), the Scottish Book Trust has created a poll where readers can vote for the “most rebellious read of the 21st century”. From their description: “This Book Week Scotland, we’re searching for the most rebellious read of the 21st century. From graphicContinue reading Vote for graphic novels on the “most rebellious reads of the 21st century” list

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Edinburgh Comic Con opens this year’s Yancy Street Awards nominations

Nominations for the 2018 short lists have opened for the Yancy Street Awards at Edinburgh Comic Con. The categories for these Awards, inspired by the infamous Yancy Street from Marvel’s Fantastic Four, include Best International Writer, Best International Artist, Best International Colourist, Best Action Comic and more. UK small press and indie nominations are acceptedContinue reading Edinburgh Comic Con opens this year’s Yancy Street Awards nominations

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V&A Illustration Awards 2018 Opens

The V&A Illustrations Awards 2018 – the UK’s most prestigious annual illustration competition – has just opened. Now’s the time for illustrators to enter for the chance to win up to £8,000 – and join an illustrious list of past winners such as Ralph Steadman, Posy Simmonds, Sara Fanelli, Yasmeen Ismail and Quentin Blake. TheContinue reading V&A Illustration Awards 2018 Opens

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Metaphrog receive funding from Creative Scotland for next fairy tale graphic novel adaptation

There’s good news for award-winning Franco-Scottish graphic novelists Sandra Marrs and John Chalmers, aka Metaphrog today, after Creative Scotland announced this month’s open project fund awards. They have been awarded £32,000 towards creating their next graphic novel. Mentioned in this recent interview for downthetubes, this new fairy tale adaptation will follow on from the success ofContinue reading Metaphrog receive funding from Creative Scotland for next fairy tale graphic novel adaptation