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Leeds Library partners with Thought Bubble for Young People’s Comic Award, Submissions Invited

Leeds Library and Information Service and Thought Bubble (returning 1st – 6th November 2016) is inviting submissions for the Young People’s Comic Award, the only category of the British Comic Awards that will be presented this year as the others are on hiatus, but will resume in 2017. This award is judged by young people and aims toContinue reading Leeds Library partners with Thought Bubble for Young People’s Comic Award, Submissions Invited

British Comic Awards Hall of Fame: Dudley D. Watkins

British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”

After many, many months of planning, reading, more reading and even more reading the team behind the British Comic Awards have just revealed the nominees for 2014/15, selected from the Longlist of titles provided by the reading public, publishers and the creators themselves. The BCA committee have decided the following titles and creators listed below represent the very best, and indeedContinue reading British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”

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British Comic Awards Call for Entries opens, partnership with Page 45 announced

  The British Comic Awards team recently opened a Call for Entries – and has announced their partnership with Page 45, the award-winning and highly regarded Nottingham comic shop. “We’re thrilled to be working with them and look forward to the opportunities ahead,” said a team spokesperson. This is the fourth year of the British Comic Awards and  comic readers are being askedContinue reading British Comic Awards Call for Entries opens, partnership with Page 45 announced

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British Comic Awards 2014 Winners Announced

The Third Annual British Comic Awards took place in Leeds this weekend as part of this year’s Thought Bubble Festival and the winners of five categories were announced. Congratulations again to all the nominees for making the final Shortlist. The organising committee says the voting was so close this year that each of the five judges chose a different nomineeContinue reading British Comic Awards 2014 Winners Announced

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British Comic Award judges announced

  The judges for this year’s third British Comic Awards have just been announced and include comics writer and TV chat show host Jonathan Ross, film director Jonathan Entwistle and  Suzy Varty, a comics creator and tutor known for her work in the British Women’s Comic movement of the 1970s.   The judges will decide the winning titleContinue reading British Comic Award judges announced