Laura Howell

Beano artist Laura Howell joins ICE 2018 line up in Birmingham this September

Long time Beano artist Laura Howell has joined the guest list for ICE Birmingham in September, joining other Beano legends at the special celebratory retrospective panel for the long-running weekly British humour comic at the expo. Laura Howell likes drawing and writing comics that make people laugh. In 2006, she became the first female artistContinue reading Beano artist Laura Howell joins ICE 2018 line up in Birmingham this September

Comics Uncovered 2018

Comics Uncovered postponed, merged with ICE Birmingham in September

The comic creator-focused event Comics Uncovered, announced in February, will now be part of the ICE Birmingham line up in September and will not take place in July as previously announced. “Due to circumstances beyond my control I have had to postpone this year’s Comics Uncovered and re-integrate the conference with ICE Birmingham in September,”Continue reading Comics Uncovered postponed, merged with ICE Birmingham in September

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Britain’s Coolest Comic Convention, ICE, Returns to Birmingham

With the summer convention season now in full swing, a reminder that 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 9th September 2017. Held at the shinyContinue reading Britain’s Coolest Comic Convention, ICE, Returns to Birmingham

That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer

A little later than planned, here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond last week. Just in case you missed some of our British comics coverage… • Our most popular item last week was without doubt discussion about British Comics sales, although news of the launch of 2000AD: The UltimateContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer

A Star id=s Drawn by Jessica Martin - ICE Promo

Jessica Martin’s “A Star Is Drawn” to launch at ICE Birmingham 

Comic creator Jessica Martin’s latest book, A Star Is Drawn will be launching exclusively at ICE Birmingham 2017 next month (Saturday 9th September 2017). A collection of Jessica’s distinctive portraits and sketches, it features some of the brightest stars in entertainment from the last 100 years, put together for the first time in one volume. AsContinue reading Jessica Martin’s “A Star Is Drawn” to launch at ICE Birmingham