Ian Gibson at Gosh London today

The artist behind one of 2000AD’s most ground-breaking series will be signing at Gosh Comics today Ian Gibson’s work with Alan Moore on The Ballad of Halo Jones is lauded as some of the legendary weekly comic book’s greatest. And to celebrate the latest edition of Halo Jones, complete with a new introduction by ZooContinue reading Ian Gibson at Gosh London today

Call for Papers: Transitions 4 – New Directions in Comics Studies

A call for papers for Transitions 4 – New Directions in Comics Studies has just been published. Transitions will be a one-day symposium at the University of London in November, promoting new research and multi-disciplinary academic study  of comics, comix, manga, bande dessinée and other forms of sequential art. Now in its fourth year, theContinue reading Call for Papers: Transitions 4 – New Directions in Comics Studies

Comics Forum announces ‘Death and the Superhero’ event

Comics Forum has announced the second event in its ‘Comics Forum presents…’ series. José Alaniz, author of Komiks: Comic Art in Russia, guest author for the Comics Forum website and the current chair of the executive committee of the International Comic Art Forum, will appear at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds (UK) on theContinue reading Comics Forum announces ‘Death and the Superhero’ event

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72nd World Science Fiction Con to celebrate ‘Diversity in Speculative Fiction’

The academic programme at Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention which will be held in London next August at the Excel, is offering the opportunity for academics from across the globe to share their ideas – including their thoughts on comics – with their peers and convention attendees. Running from Thursday 14th toContinue reading 72nd World Science Fiction Con to celebrate ‘Diversity in Speculative Fiction’

Manga Studies: From Architecture to Female Otaku

The London Asia Pacific Cultural Studies Forum is organizing a free session at London’s Birbeck College on 28th January 2013, devoted to Manga Studies with researchers and professionals visiting from Japan. The global circulation of manga has attracted increased attention and Manga Studies has now developed as an international, multidisciplinary field that attracts researchers fromContinue reading Manga Studies: From Architecture to Female Otaku