Karen Southworth, curator of the Mercer Gallery, with Hilda

Mercer Gallery and Thought Bubble Festival team up for Hilda comic exhibition in Harrogate

Harrogate’s Mercer Gallery has partnered the Thought Bubble Festival to stage an exhibition of work by the creator of an award-winning comic character and Netflix series. The stories of Hilda, a young girl living in a Scandinavia populated by mythical folk creatures, have seen creator Luke Pearson recognised as one of the UK’s most talentedContinue reading Mercer Gallery and Thought Bubble Festival team up for Hilda comic exhibition in Harrogate

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Silvergate Media celebrates “Hilda” animation success at Annie Awards

Silvergate Media is celebrating a triumphant 2019 Annie Awards after securing a trio of wins for its hit Netflix animated adventure TYV series, Hilda., based on the graphic novel series created by Luke Pearson and published by NoBrow. Hilda was the most awarded TV series at the 46th Annie Awards, held on Sunday 2nd February. TheContinue reading Silvergate Media celebrates “Hilda” animation success at Annie Awards

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Netflix Primer: Luke Pearson’s “Hilda” – a quick guide to the graphic novels

If you’ve been listening to the Awesome Comics Podcast recently, you’ll know that I’ll be running the Nobrow table at Thought Bubble in Leeds over the weekend of 22nd – 23rd September 2018. We’ll be situated at Table 28 in the grand Victoria Hall. My first full outing for this company coincides with their firstContinue reading Netflix Primer: Luke Pearson’s “Hilda” – a quick guide to the graphic novels

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Countdown to ELCAF 2018 – Get Excited!

As if this summer hadn’t already been a cracking time for UK comics fans with events like the Cardiff Independent Comics Expo (report here) and Lawgiver (report here) just only popping into our rear view mirrors, next up is the East London Comics Art Festival (aka ELCAF). This is one of my favourite events in the calendarContinue reading Countdown to ELCAF 2018 – Get Excited!

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Creating Comics: Behind the Scenes and A Look Ahead to 2017 with NoBrow Press co-founder Sam Arthur

One of the most commonly asked question I get from independent creators is “Do you know anyone at NoBrow?” I suppose it comes from having reviewed some of their great books as preview copies over the last couple of years. Stand outs like the Hilda series (from The Flying Eye imprint) created by Luke Pearson,Continue reading Creating Comics: Behind the Scenes and A Look Ahead to 2017 with NoBrow Press co-founder Sam Arthur