"The Minnie Lisa by Duh Vinci", a celebratory parody of Da Vinci by Emily McGorman-Bruce via Beano Studios; Minnie the Minx created originally by Leo Baxendale © DC Thomson

Beano exhibition breaks records for attendance

Bonnie Dundee, long home to DC Thomson who have provided generations of readers with their comics fix, has been running the Bash Street’s Back exhibition at the McManus Gallery, “a fun and rebellious look at the Beano at 80” – and it’s proved a big hit, and generated record-breaking visitor numbers for a UK comics-relatedContinue reading Beano exhibition breaks records for attendance

Comics Dundee: Beyond The Bucket Trail

The public art and charity event Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail is currently on in the City Of Dundee. However there is much more comics-wise in Dundee for British comics enthusiasts to visit than just the Bucket Trail. Perhaps the best known comics related item in Dundee is the statue of Desperate Dan, Dawg and MinnieContinue reading Comics Dundee: Beyond The Bucket Trail

Comics Dundee: Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail

The city of Dundee is currently in the middle of the art and charity installation Oor Wullies’ Bucket Trail in which painted fibreglass statues of the Sunday Post newspaper’s 80 year old naughty boy character are scattered around the city for locals and tourists alike to visit and ‘collect’. The majority of the main batch ofContinue reading Comics Dundee: Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail

Custom conference artwork by confetence host at the University of Dundee, Andrew Godfrey

Comics Medicine Dundee Conference Details Revealed, Lynda Barry, Al Davison on Guest List

The 7th International Comics & Medicine Conference: Stages & Pages will take place in Dundee in July 2016. Keynote Speakers are Lynda Barry, Al Davison, Elisabeth El Rafaie with a special workshop run by Lynda Barry & Dan Chaon. Organised by Graphic Medicine, the theme of this year’s conference, Stages & Pages, will invite participantsContinue reading Comics Medicine Dundee Conference Details Revealed, Lynda Barry, Al Davison on Guest List

Oor Wullie's Bucket Trail 2016 - Promo Image

Artists Wanted to help bring “Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail” to Dundee

A major art project inspired by the Sunday Post‘s “Oor Wullie” will take over Dundee next summer – and the project is still looking for artists to be involved. Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail is a major public arts event that will see the streets of Dundee and beyond come to life with a spectacle ofContinue reading Artists Wanted to help bring “Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail” to Dundee