Ladybird Books Montage

The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Artists exhibition opens in Leicester

The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Artists exhibition has just opened at New Walk Museum in Leicester, offering not just an insight into the art and the many books published, but a visual history of 20th Century Britain in microcosm. This exhibition, which we’ve previously featured here at previous venues, for children of all agesContinue reading The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Artists exhibition opens in Leicester

Roy of the Rovers Exhibition 2019 - Football Museum

Manchester’s National Football Museum’s 65th anniversary Roy of the Rovers exhibition opens next week

Celebrate the 65th anniversary of Roy of the Rovers with a visit to the dedicated pop-up exhibition at Manchester’s National Football Museum, which opens next week, on Friday 19th July. The Melchester Rovers legend made his first appearance in Tiger comic in 1954, and remains a comic book icon to this very day. His exploitsContinue reading Manchester’s National Football Museum’s 65th anniversary Roy of the Rovers exhibition opens next week

"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

Playing for a Draw - Early Football Comics

Sneak Peek: More “Playing for a Draw” Football Comics Exhibition Imagery Revealed

More imagery for the ‘Playing for a Draw’ exhibition, showcasing the history and creativity of football comics and illustration across the world has been revealed, ahead of its opening this week at the National Football Museum in Manchester. As we previously reported, it’s been curated by top comic artist Steve McGarry in collaboration with the Lakes International ComicContinue reading Sneak Peek: More “Playing for a Draw” Football Comics Exhibition Imagery Revealed