Thought Bubble 2018 - Shazleen Khan - SNIP

Looking Back at Thought Bubble 2018 and finding new ways to learn the comic craft

Artist and writer Gavin Pollock looks back at this year’s Thought Bubble Festival and reflects on its unique approach to promoting comics and, more widely the opportunities seeking to learn the comic craft it brings into focus… Thought Bubble day started easily enough when the stray cat turned up yowling for food. Cats are strangeContinue reading Looking Back at Thought Bubble 2018 and finding new ways to learn the comic craft

Dark Horse Comics editor Daniel Chabon

Black Hammer editor Daniel Chabon joins Comics Uncovered creating comics line-up in Birmingham this September

Black Hammer editor Daniel Chabon has joined the line up for the comic creator-focused Comics Uncovered conference, taking place in Birmingham in September. Daniel is an Eisner-nominated comic book and graphic novel editor at Portland-based Dark Horse Comics. He has a master’s degree in book publishing from Portland State University and a law degree fromContinue reading Black Hammer editor Daniel Chabon joins Comics Uncovered creating comics line-up in Birmingham this September

Comics Uncovered 2018

Comics Uncovered postponed, merged with ICE Birmingham in September

The comic creator-focused event Comics Uncovered, announced in February, will now be part of the ICE Birmingham line up in September and will not take place in July as previously announced. “Due to circumstances beyond my control I have had to postpone this year’s Comics Uncovered and re-integrate the conference with ICE Birmingham in September,”Continue reading Comics Uncovered postponed, merged with ICE Birmingham in September

The Comics Summit 2018

Independent Comics Summit comes to Birmingham

Outside of bigger comic publishers such as Marvel and DC in the USor Titan and Rebellion in the UK, what are the realities of actually creating comics as an independent publisher? The question will be explored at ‘The Comics Summit‘, taking place in July in Birmingham,  a brand-new event set up by creators, for creators,Continue reading Independent Comics Summit comes to Birmingham

Art by Ian Richardson

So you’ve broken into the comics industry… What do You do Next?

Many people have broken into the comic industry after attending the Birmingham event Comics Uncovered, which returns to the city this July. But breaking in is just part of the journey to a successful career in comics. “What Happens Next” is the question that the event’s latest confirmed guest speaker, artist Ian Richardson, (2000AD, Zenescope)Continue reading So you’ve broken into the comics industry… What do You do Next?