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Birmingham Comics Festival 2017 Event Line Up Details Revealed

Here’s the full schedule of events take place citywide for this June’s Birmingham Comics Festival, which include a free convention, exhibitions, film shows and some surprises… Friday 2nd – Friday 3rd June: The Birmingham Comics Festival begins at the MAC Birmingham with the launch of an exhibition of original artwork by the celebrated cartoonist Hunt Emerson, alongsideContinue reading Birmingham Comics Festival 2017 Event Line Up Details Revealed

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Birmingham Comics Festival has big plans for its Comic Art Show next month

Next month sees the debut of the Birmingham Comics Festival – a series of events that take place throughout the city which includes the Birmingham Comic Art Show at Birmingham City University, a free convention-style event which will take place on 24th June 2017. “People kept referring to art show convention as the Birmingham Comics Festival,” organising teamContinue reading Birmingham Comics Festival has big plans for its Comic Art Show next month

Britain’s second city set to go comics crazy in June as Birmingham Comics Festival returns for third year 

The Birmingham Comics Festival will be celebrating its third consecutive year of activity across the second city this June, with a weekend-long convention the culmination of a month of planned events. A city-wide series of comics-related events, large and small, will again take place from fun days out for kids to academic lectures, exhibitions andContinue reading Britain’s second city set to go comics crazy in June as Birmingham Comics Festival returns for third year 

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Birmingham Bound: An Interview with Comic Artist Staz Johnson

Staz Johnson began his career in comics drawing strips for Marvel UK and Fleetway before pencilling books like The Mighty Thor and The Avengers for Marvel in the US. A six issue run on Detective Comics lead to him becoming the artist on the popular Robin series, where he stayed for over three years. RenownedContinue reading Birmingham Bound: An Interview with Comic Artist Staz Johnson

Judge Dredd Pencils by Ian Richardson; and final art. Judge Dredd © 2000AD

Birmingham Bound: An Interview with Halo artist Ian Richardson

Ian Richardson has recently completed illustrating the science fiction comic book series Halo for Dark Horse, and took time out prior to taking part in events for this weekend’s Birmingham Comics Festival, to discuss his work at Image, Dark Horse, 2000AD and elsewhere with Paul H Birch. Able to exaggerate larger than life scenarios andContinue reading Birmingham Bound: An Interview with Halo artist Ian Richardson