Comics @ Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival 2016

This year’s Glasgow Book Festival, Aye Write, will be taking place in the City’s Mitchell Library from 10 to 20 March. Claiming to be the third largest literary festival in the UK, presumably after the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Hay Festival, Aye Write has in the past included a selection of comics relatedContinue reading Comics @ Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival 2016

Comics @ Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015

The Edinburgh International Book Festival, the world’s largest literary festival which runs from 15 to 31 August 2015 in the Scottish capital’s Charlotte Square Gardens, opens its box office for ticket sales today. As in previous year’s BookFest has a selection of comics creators in its programme under the heading of “Stripped”. Named for the impressiveContinue reading Comics @ Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015

Adam Murphy’s “Corpse Talk” nominated for Blue Peter Book Award

  Adam Murphy’s Corpse Talk, published by David Fickling Books, is one of six titles nominated for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2015, announced yesterday. It’s the first time a book using comic strips to tell real-life stories has been nominated for the Awards, which are celebrating their 15th year, and are special as they askContinue reading Adam Murphy’s “Corpse Talk” nominated for Blue Peter Book Award

Comics for 7-Year-Olds

Comics and Literacy, Part 4: Comics For 7-Year-Olds by Neill Cameron

In September 2014, comic creator Neill Cameron published a series of articles on the British comics industry which he has very kindly given us permission to cross post here, as part of wider efforts by both him and many others to promote comics in the UK. We’re grateful to Neill for the chance to re-circulate this series of articles.Continue reading Comics and Literacy, Part 4: Comics For 7-Year-Olds by Neill Cameron

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Comics and Literacy Part One: Why Reading Comics Matters by Neill Cameron

  In September 2014, comic creator Neill Cameron published a series of articles on the British comics industry which he has very kindly given us permission to cross post here, as part of wider efforts by both him and many others to promote comics in the UK. We’re grateful to Neill for the chance to re-circulate this series ofContinue reading Comics and Literacy Part One: Why Reading Comics Matters by Neill Cameron