Graphic Brighton 2015

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: Collecting comics in the National Art Library

Continuing a month of shows looking at the presence of comics in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, on this week’s new podcast and radio show Panel Borders, Alex Fitch talks to Jan van der Wateren (former chief librarian and Keeper of the National Art Library,) and Ian Rakoff (founder of the Rakoff Collection) aboutContinue reading Panel Borders: Collecting comics in the National Art Library

Caption 2013 logo by Rian Hughes

Caption, the comics creator’s convention, guest list revealed

Oxford’s East Oxford Community Centre is once again host to Britain’s longest-running comics festival Caption next month – with a terrific guest list including of both new and experienced talent, including top comic artist and designer Rian Hughes, who created the event’s ‘robot logo’ for this year. Established in 1992, Caption, which takes place 24th-25thContinue reading Caption, the comics creator’s convention, guest list revealed

Panel Borders: The Danger of Romance

Concluding a months of shows about genre in comics, Panel Borders Alex Fitch talks to writer and manga translator Sean Michael Wilson and lecturer and author Ian Rakoff about romance comics this Sunday. Sean is the editor of AX Volume 1: A collection of Alternative Manga and author of The Story of Lee and YakuzaContinue reading Panel Borders: The Danger of Romance