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Creating Comics: Developing your Graphic Novel with Rachael Ball

The House of Illustration in London is offering an advanced, two-day intensive course for people who have already completed a beginners’ graphic novel course, or those working on a graphic novel, tutored by Rachael Bell – but there are very few tickets left. If you would benefit from further mentoring and help in structuring, scripting,Continue reading Creating Comics: Developing your Graphic Novel with Rachael Ball

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Comichaus and British Library Team Up to preserve digital comics

Creators and publishers in the UK can now use the Comichaus database site to not only submit their digital comics to the Comichaus app – but with one click they can also send a copy to the British Library for preservation, to support the Legal Deposit of UK independent digital comics. Legal Deposit is something anyone creatingContinue reading Comichaus and British Library Team Up to preserve digital comics

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From the Trenches: Thought Bubble 2018 and My Rookie Year

Comics artist John Tucker reflect on his first Thought Bubble Festival experience, the culmination of his busy year as a creator… Well, here we are then. Our first Thought Bubble is in the bag. The show I’ve wanted to do for the best part of a decade, over in the blink of an eye. IContinue reading From the Trenches: Thought Bubble 2018 and My Rookie Year

Sustaining Comics: What the Future Holds

Future of creating comics to be explored at free Cartoon Museum event this Saturday

London’s Cartoon Museum is to host an creating comics event entitled Sustaining Comics: What the Future Holds this Saturday. Join a host of comics professionals to explore the challenges of working in comics, the opportunities out there, and what the future might hold. Over the course of the afternoon, visitors can join discussions, talks and workshops ledContinue reading Future of creating comics to be explored at free Cartoon Museum event this Saturday

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Coming Soon: The Masters in Comics Podcast launches with Dave Gibbons as first guest

A new monthly comics podcast – Masters in Comics – launches in two weeks time, a new project offering insight into creating comics from the University of Dundee’s Phillip Vaughan. Masters in Comics will offer a chat with some of the best names in comics, launching on Wednesday the 8th August with recent Eisner HallContinue reading Coming Soon: The Masters in Comics Podcast launches with Dave Gibbons as first guest