FANSCENE 2 Cover SNIP

How FANSCENE plans to continue celebrating British comics fandom – and comic creators – in 2019

FANSCENE 2 is a free 212 page PDF fanzine, out now, celebrating over fifty years of Comics Fandom in Ireland and the UK, with its focus this issue on Comic Conventions, from the very first held in Birmingham and organised by Phil Clarke in 1968, through the glory days of UKCAC, to the wide rangeContinue reading How FANSCENE plans to continue celebrating British comics fandom – and comic creators – in 2019

FANSCENE 2 Cover SNIP

FANSCENE 2, a free celebration of 50 years of British comic conventions, available now

Earlier this year, British comic fans were treated to the first issue of FANSCENE, a very special celebration of over fifty years of comics fandom in Ireland and the UK – and now, a second Issue is available, free. FANSCENE 2, featuring a wonderful cover by Mark Wayne Barrett, is a free 212 page PDFContinue reading FANSCENE 2, a free celebration of 50 years of British comic conventions, available now

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UK and Irish Comic Conventions – Rolling List

Last Updated: 20th December 2018 – thank you to everyone who has supplied information so far This “rolling list” of major British and Irish comic events is intended as a quick guide, complementing our more detailed events guide on downthetubes. Please do also check out our Events News and Exhibition News news streams As ever, information is welcome: ifContinue reading UK and Irish Comic Conventions – Rolling List

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Awesome Comics Podcast Catch-Up – Comic Cons, Horror Comics and More!

Oh dear! I’ve gotten behind on my Awesome Comics Podcast listening, and they’ve been doing some great stuff, too! Here’s a round up of the latest feisty  thrills from Dan Butcher, Tony Esmond and Vince Hunt. I’d better hide under in this old atomic bunker before they realise… Episode 68 – The State of the Modern ComicContinue reading Awesome Comics Podcast Catch-Up – Comic Cons, Horror Comics and More!

Enthusiastic comic fans mix with equally enthused comic creators in the Comics Clock Tower at the 2015 Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Photo: John Freeman

Creating Comics: A New Alert Service for UK Comic Show Tables Availability

Comic creator Luke Surl – creator of the web comic lukesurl.com, which has been running since 2008 – has set up a mailing list, ComicShowTables, that will email you every time a con in the UK opens for booking! He’s asked every con organiser he could track down to email this list when bookings for theirContinue reading Creating Comics: A New Alert Service for UK Comic Show Tables Availability