Beano characters - art by Nigel Parkinson

Beano heads to Comics Salopia in June

  Dundee-based comics publisher DC Thomson and Beano Studios are adept at promoting Beano in the national media, the result a steady growth in sale over the past few years. They’ve run some high profile promotional events too, at the South Bank in London, for example, and St. Pancreas station, too, for example, and theirContinue reading Beano heads to Comics Salopia in June

Comics Salopia Festival icon, Charlie the ape, this illustration by Charlie Adlard and Dan Berry

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

Nottingham Comic Convention 2019

UK and Irish Comic Conventions – Rolling List

This is the downthetubes  “rolling list” of major British and Irish comic events, intended as a quick guide to “What’s On”. Follow the links to event web sites for fuller details. Last Updated: Wednesday 16th October 2019. Thank you to everyone who has supplied information and apologies if I haven’t added your event yet PleaseContinue reading UK and Irish Comic Conventions – Rolling List