A Dave Clark Five jigsaw illusyrated by Walt Howarth. Instead of the more normal “340 Pieces” the box lid states the jigsaw features “340 Bits and Pieces”, the name of a big hit for Dave Clark in 1964.

Putting the Pieces Together: The Other Work of some great British comic creators

There are times in a comic artist’s life when work temporarily dries up, or they are offered a more financially rewarding project. Despite the theory that artists are doomed to starve in garrets for their art, the reality is “if the money is offered, take it”. More often than not the project offered is inContinue reading Putting the Pieces Together: The Other Work of some great British comic creators

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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