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Classic UK Comic Zines Site adds rare 1970s conventions booklets to growing archive

British comics archivist, and former Fine Art and Graphic Design teacher David Hathaway-Price has been busy adding some gems of British comic fan history to his incredible Classic UK Comic Zines site, which is now located here. Two additions feature early work by a slew of famous 2000AD contributors, edited by Dez Skinn and NickContinue reading Classic UK Comic Zines Site adds rare 1970s conventions booklets to growing archive

"Mystery" 5 By 5 Festival: Details Emerge

After our recent news story about rumours that ComicCon was coming to London’s 02 venue next year – a report flatly denied by the organisers of the US San Diego ComicCon who have since stated categorically they had not licensed the brand to anyone for UK use – ace cult site Geek Syndicate has setContinue reading "Mystery" 5 By 5 Festival: Details Emerge

ComicCon in the UK?

(Updated, 3 June 2009, see also “Mystery” 5 By 5 Festival: Details Emerge story): Web site ComicRelated reported earlier this week that Liam Fisher, the man behind the upcoming 5 by 5 Festival in East London which starts 18th June, had apparently secured the rights to do Comic-Con outside the US. However, downthtubes has sinceContinue reading ComicCon in the UK?