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Looking Back at Thought Bubble 2018 and finding new ways to learn the comic craft

Artist and writer Gavin Pollock looks back at this year’s Thought Bubble Festival and reflects on its unique approach to promoting comics and, more widely the opportunities seeking to learn the comic craft it brings into focus… Thought Bubble day started easily enough when the stray cat turned up yowling for food. Cats are strangeContinue reading Looking Back at Thought Bubble 2018 and finding new ways to learn the comic craft

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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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Nottingham Does Comics back with Jade Sarson, Sally Jane Thompson and more next month

Nottingham Does Comics returns to Nottingham Writers’ Studio on Tuesday 14th November at 7.30pm with an event featuring Jade Sarson, Sally Jane Thompson and Myriad Editions publisher Corrine Pearlman, All of this introduced by the wonderful Josh Franks, on-line editor of INK Magazine. Jade Sarson’s graphic novel For the Love of God, Marie! (reviewed here) won the Myriad Editions’ FirstContinue reading Nottingham Does Comics back with Jade Sarson, Sally Jane Thompson and more next month

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In Review: For the Love of God, Marie!

By Jade Sarson Published by Myriad Editions The Story: Marie sees the world differently to those around her. Her story is one of love and acceptance as we follow her exploration of sexuality, the important relationships in her life and watch as she changes the lives of those around her. The Review: I hate to useContinue reading In Review: For the Love of God, Marie!

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Sneak Peek: For the Love of God, Marie! by Jade Sarson

We don’t normally post the entire cover of a book here on downthetubes, but Jade Sarson‘s For the Love of God, Marie! – out from Myriad in July – is just so darn gorgeous, how could we not? Sex, religion, gender, and love are addressed head on in this frothy cocktail of a graphic novel, beautifullyContinue reading Sneak Peek: For the Love of God, Marie! by Jade Sarson