Terry Wiley. Photo by Jenni Scott SNIP

In Memoriam: Terry Wiley – a tribute by Jay Eales, Selina Lock and other friends

The British comics community was stunned by the news of the passing of award-winning comic creator Terry Wiley, a key figure of the independent scene for decades, after a long battle with cancer. He was 56. Here, Jay Eales, Selina Lock and others pay tribute to this singular talent… On the Toon with Terry WileyContinue reading In Memoriam: Terry Wiley – a tribute by Jay Eales, Selina Lock and other friends

Caption 2015 Poster by Al Davison

Caption, the small and indie press convention, goes to Coventry

  Caption, the two day comics festival – now in its 23rd year – returns on 10th – 11th October. The popular event dedicated to British small press and indie publishing has moved from Oxford to Coventry as, we’re told, there aren’t enough keen people in Oxford to run it at the moment, while Al Davison whoContinue reading Caption, the small and indie press convention, goes to Coventry

Caption 2013 logo by Rian Hughes

CAPTION 21: Robots!

This weekend the East Oxford Community Centre is once again host to the comics festival Caption – and the event’s full schedule is detailed below. Creators from Oxford-based comics companies 2000AD and The Phoenix will be in attendance, and there will be fun workshops and activities for anyone who wants to get involved and aContinue reading CAPTION 21: Robots!

Caption 2013 logo by Rian Hughes

Caption, the comics creator’s convention, guest list revealed

Oxford’s East Oxford Community Centre is once again host to Britain’s longest-running comics festival Caption next month – with a terrific guest list including of both new and experienced talent, including top comic artist and designer Rian Hughes, who created the event’s ‘robot logo’ for this year. Established in 1992, Caption, which takes place 24th-25thContinue reading Caption, the comics creator’s convention, guest list revealed

Caption, the comics creator’s convention, returns in August

This summer, the East Oxford Community Centre is once again host to the comics festival ‘Caption’, Britain’s longest continuously-running comics convention Comic cons have been popping up left, right and centre like mushrooms recently with the larger London shows taking their cue from American cons like San Diego. But it’s easy to forget that itContinue reading Caption, the comics creator’s convention, returns in August