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Cardiff Indie Comic Expo Line-Up Announced

The Cardiff Indie Comic Expo – Cardiff’s original independent comic show – is back on Saturday 2nd June 2018, 2018 and it returns to its original venue of the Mercure Holland House Hotel on Newport Road. CICE is an annual family friendly, not-for-profit show, dedicated to providing a platform for the very best in independentContinue reading Cardiff Indie Comic Expo Line-Up Announced

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Sneak Peek – Improper Books “Porcelain: Ivory Tower” by Benjamin Read and Chris Wildgoose

Ace British independent publisher Improper Books released a free preview of Benjamin Read and Chris Wildgoose‘ upcoming Porcelain: Ivory Tower at Thought Bubble earlier this month, and supporting comic shops across the UK are giving them out too. They’ve kindly given us permission to share some pages of this third book in the frankly, brilliantContinue reading Sneak Peek – Improper Books “Porcelain: Ivory Tower” by Benjamin Read and Chris Wildgoose

Creators @ Thought Bubble 2015 : Part 1 – Artists

The ninth annual Thought Bubble Festival took place in Leeds over the week of 9-15 November 2015, however it is the huge two day comic convention over the weekend of 14-15 November that the vast majority of punters and creators think of when “Thought Bubble” is mentioned. This year there were some 430 sales tablesContinue reading Creators @ Thought Bubble 2015 : Part 1 – Artists

Creators @ Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2015

The remarkably warm and dry weekend of 16-18 October 2015 saw the third Lakes International Comic Art Festival take place in the Lake District town of Kendal. LICAF, or more simply Lakes, has grown in stature and visitor numbers over the course of these three years as the comics community realise that the European comic festivalContinue reading Creators @ Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2015

Porcelain: A Gothic Fairy Tale to be re-released in new edition

Improper Books is to publish a new edition of its truly stunning title Porcelain: A Gothic Fairy Tale, which longtime downthetbes readers will recall I gushed about on its debut back in 2010. A much-anticpated sequel, Porcelain: Bone China, will debut at Thought Bubble in November. The new edition will be available as a UK indie releaseContinue reading Porcelain: A Gothic Fairy Tale to be re-released in new edition