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Myriad Editions latest “First Graphic Novel Competition” Launched

Publishers Myriad Editions have just launched the latest First Graphic Novel Competition, a project now in its third outing. The competition’s prize is for the creator of the winning entry to work with Myriad’s editorial team towards publication of their first full-length work. The competition, open to all cartoonists, writers and artists, calls for 15-30Continue reading Myriad Editions latest “First Graphic Novel Competition” Launched

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Cine Excess Gets Graphic in Brighton with Pat Mills, Jim McCarthy and Martin Barker

The ninth annual Cine Excess international Festival turns its focus on the world of graphic novels for the first time this year, with a special panel discussion on violence in comics featuring Professor Martin Barker, comic book writer and editor Pat Mills (Judge Dredd, Charley’s War) and 2000AD artist Jim McCarthy.  The event takes place on SaturdayContinue reading Cine Excess Gets Graphic in Brighton with Pat Mills, Jim McCarthy and Martin Barker

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Graphic Brighton returns in May, Drawing in the Margins

  This year’s Graphic Brighton weekend at the University of Brighton City Campus takes place on 1st – 2nd May, presented by the University of Brighton and fine publishers Myriad Editions, and includes panels, discussions and workshops. Following last year’s event which explored the work of local artists and included Chris Riddell and David Lloyd as guests,Continue reading Graphic Brighton returns in May, Drawing in the Margins

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Panel Borders: What makes a good graphic novel?

Concluding a month of shows looking at the work of female cartoonists, Alex Fitch hosts a panel discussion with cartoonists Hannah Berry, Corinne Pearlman, Hannah Eaton and Nicola Streeten to try and the question: “What makes a good graphic novel?”, with reference to their own work as writers, artists and commissioning editors and to other publications thatContinue reading Panel Borders: What makes a good graphic novel?

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Panel Borders: Drawing and Painting Comics

Starting a month of shows about creators who use fine art in their work, guest presenter Richard Reynolds (FRSA) discusses art techniques used in strips and graphic novels with artists Al Davison, Hannah Eaton, James E Snelling and Vicky Stonebridge on today’s Panel Borders show. Recorded at the Caption Festival, Oxford this summer, Al discussesContinue reading Panel Borders: Drawing and Painting Comics