Jan Shepheard, art editor on Valiant and 2000AD. Photo © Sue Smith, used with permission.

House of Illustration “Women Making Girls’ Comics” Event Tomorrow

London’s House of Illustration will be shining a spotlight on the work of women creators from the ‘Golden Age’ of British comics aimed at younger female audiences, with Jenni Scott, Mel Gibson and David Roach tomorrow afternoon (16th April 2016). The women writers and artists who worked on British girls’ comics of the 1970s and 80s were oftenContinue reading House of Illustration “Women Making Girls’ Comics” Event Tomorrow

Comiket Spring 2016

Comica Comiket Back in May

London’s Comica Comiket: The Independent Comics Market comes complete with a Cavalcade of Celebrity Cartoonists drawing live throughout the afternoon in The Fabulous Drawing Parade on Saturday 14th May 2016. Part of the Comica London Weekender at House of Illustration, this is an opportunity to discover the wonderful and diverse worlds of independent comics, at an event which willContinue reading Comica Comiket Back in May

Art by Laura Callaghan

London’s House of Illustration to host “Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics” exhibition

London’s House of Illustration to host “Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics” exhibition from next month, running until May. The Kings Cross-based venue will offer visitor the opportunity to explore the world of comics through original artwork by one hundred women comic creators working across genres and generations – from the 1800s to the present day;Continue reading London’s House of Illustration to host “Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics” exhibition