Britain’s Coolest Comic Convention Returns to Birmingham on Saturday

With the autumn convention season now in full swing it’s time for the spotlight to shine on England’s Second City once again as flocks of comics fans and cosplayers descend onto Birmingham City Centre for the annual International Comic Expo known as ICE on Saturday 15th September. Held at the shiny new Birmingham Conference andContinue reading Britain’s Coolest Comic Convention Returns to Birmingham on Saturday

NICE 2017 Convention - Cancelled

Saturation Point: Have We Got Too Many Comic Cons?

I was very sorry to hear yesterday that Jeff Chahal, organiser of the highly-regarded, comics-focused NICE convention in Bedford, has reluctantly decided to cancel his 2017 event – although he hopes to be action next year. The decision followed news of London Super Comic Con‘s move from February to August, and the imminent announcement ofContinue reading Saturation Point: Have We Got Too Many Comic Cons?

Break into ICE this weekend in Birmingham!

ICE – the International Comic Expo – returns to Birmingham for its third year this weekend (10th -11th September 2016). We’ve already mentioned a couple of the exclusive comic launches at this great event, and once again the UK’s Second City plays host to some of the biggest stars of the comics book world. ArtistsContinue reading Break into ICE this weekend in Birmingham!

To The Death by Simon Furman and Geoff Senior

New Comics Launch at ICE, including “To The Death”, “The Chimeran” from Simon Furman, Geoff Senior – and Gary Kurtz!

The brilliant ICE (the International Expo Convention) takes place in Birmingham this weekend (10th – 11th September), at “The Studio” on Canon Street, and there are a number of new comic launches taking place at the event. These include Simon Furman and Geoff Senior‘s To The Death, an epic sci-fi comic book saga and The Chimeran, a new comic andContinue reading New Comics Launch at ICE, including “To The Death”, “The Chimeran” from Simon Furman, Geoff Senior – and Gary Kurtz!

ICE 2016 Logo

US Comics Grading Company CBCS Saves 2016 ICE Comic Convention from Cancellation

Running a non profit making comic convention to the high professional standard of The International Comics Expo in Birmingham must be challenging enough, but when the Arts Council pulled their third and final year of funding from the event last week, it was a huge blow to organiser Shane Chebsey and his crew as theyContinue reading US Comics Grading Company CBCS Saves 2016 ICE Comic Convention from Cancellation