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Observer celebrates 10 years of Graphic Novel Competition with Comics Special this Sunday

This Sunday (5th November), British newspaper The Observer is celebrating 10 years of the Observer / Jonathan Cape / Comica graphic short story prize with a graphic novel special section as part of its New Review section. This year’s winner and runner-up will be announced inside, and the special supplement features a cover by ChrisContinue reading Observer celebrates 10 years of Graphic Novel Competition with Comics Special this Sunday

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Observer/ Cape/ Comica Graphic Short Story 2017 Competition Launches

Are you an aspiring graphic novelist? Do you have an original story to tell? Jonathan Cape Graphic Novels and Comica have again got together with the Observer newspaper to offer you the chance to see your work in print and win £1,000. Now in its 11th year, it’s an opportunity to get your work read by industryContinue reading Observer/ Cape/ Comica Graphic Short Story 2017 Competition Launches

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Cor! By Gum! It’s a Comiket loads of comic creators – in Woking… Tomorrow!

Not only is the Cor! By Gum! Zarjaz! exhibition at The Lightbox in Woking (reviewed here) going great guns, but tomorrow (Saturday 8th October) sees the venue hosting a sparkling Comica Comiket – followed, as we reported earlier in the week, by a special Dan Dare fund raiser event with Peter Hampson, son of Frank Hampson. AsContinue reading Cor! By Gum! It’s a Comiket loads of comic creators – in Woking… Tomorrow!

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London’s Barbican Library gets S.M.A.S.H.ed!

S.M.A.S.H. is a one-day all ages event at the Barbican Library on Saturday 7th November, produced in association with CityRead, Comica and the London Graphic Novel Network. The event has a great line up of creators, including author and comics writer Ben Aaronovitch (creator of the Rivers of London saga), Guardian cartoonist Steven Appleby (Guide to Life), Karrie FransmanContinue reading London’s Barbican Library gets S.M.A.S.H.ed!

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Call For Papers: Transtions 6

  The TRANSITIONS 6 – New Directions in Comics Studies 2015 Symposium will take place on 31st October 2015 at Birkbeck, University of London and a Call For Papers has just gone out. The Respondent will be Professor Roger Sabin (of Central Saint Martins) and the Keynote will be given byUK comics scholar and consultant Dr Mel GibsonContinue reading Call For Papers: Transtions 6