Shrewsbury gets set to become UK comics capital with “Comics Salopia” in June

The biggest names in comic art will descend on Shrewsbury on the first weekend in June, for Comics Salopia, a new international comics festival, which organisers say is set to cement the town’s reputation as the unofficial home of the British comics industry – and got its official launch earlier today.Continue reading Shrewsbury gets set to become UK comics capital with “Comics Salopia” in June

Dave Gibbons Watchmen Movie Reference Illustration Original Art (DC/Warner Brothers, 2009). Original Watchmen related art by Dave Gibbons is hard enough to find, but a fantastic grouping of headshots of the six main characters is a real corker of a find! Featuring Rorschach, the Comedian, Ozymandias, Silk Spectre, Dr. Manhattan, and Nite Owl.

Dave Gibbons Watchmen art and much more on offer in latest Heritage Auctions

Art by British artists such as Charlie Adlard, Alan Davis, Mark Farmer, Dave Gibbons and Barry Windsor Smith is included in the latest Heritage Auctions, taking place 15th – 17th November in Dallas, Texas. Art by US artists such as Jim Aparo, Jack Kirby and Wally Wood and European creators such as Sanjulian, is also onContinue reading Dave Gibbons Watchmen art and much more on offer in latest Heritage Auctions

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Hannah Berry announced as new Comics Laureate at Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Award-winning author Hannah Berry, creator of the critically-acclaimed graphic novels Adamtine and Livestock, whose credits include work for New Statesman, was announced as the new Comics Laureate at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival earlier this evening, Saturday 13th October 2018. Current Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard, who continues in the role until February 2019, was on handContinue reading Hannah Berry announced as new Comics Laureate at Lakes International Comic Art Festival

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Sneak Peek: Image Comics “Traces of the Great War” anthology launches this weekend at Lakes Festival

Poet Simon Armitage, Edmond Baudoin, Victoria Lomasko, Dave McKean and the UK’s Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard are among creators whose work features in a new international comic anthology – Traces of the Great War – which gets its launch during the Lakes international Comic Art Festival this weekend. Published by Image Comics, Traces of the Great War is an ambitious anthology of newContinue reading Sneak Peek: Image Comics “Traces of the Great War” anthology launches this weekend at Lakes Festival

Thought Bubble Festival 2018

Thought Bubble Festival 2018 is Here! Are You Ready?

It’s Thought Bubble Festival weekend in Leeds, and we hope everyone there has a great time! There are some great things lined up, bringing some of the best creators in the world to the city including Warren Ellis (Transmetropolitan, Freakangels, Castlevania, RED), Greg Rucka (Wonder Woman: Year One, Black Magick), Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard (The WalkingContinue reading Thought Bubble Festival 2018 is Here! Are You Ready?