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HighVisFest back next month

Digbeth’s free street arts/graffiti free festival HighVisFest is back and ready to paint the town red, blue and every colour in-between on 7th September – and includes a number of comic creators as guests at a “Pop Up Comic Con” at the Custard Factory. Family friendly and free, comics guests this year include David BarnettContinue reading HighVisFest back next month

Death's Head cover by John McCrea and Mike Spicer

Counting down to the new Death’s Head from Marvel!

The countdown has begun to an all-new Death’s Head mini series from Marvel, launching 31st July 2019 in all good comic shops! Starring Death’s Head, originally created by Simon Furman and Geoff Senior in the 1980s, the new series is written by Tini Howard with art from Kei Zama, with covers by Nick Roche. Here’sContinue reading Counting down to the new Death’s Head from Marvel!

John McCrea - Spider-Man

John McCrea’s solo exhibition opens in Birmingham

Paul H. Birch reports on the opening of comic artist John McCrea’s solo exhibition at the Birmingham gallery Havill & Travis at Primitivo. Work from throughout John’s long and illustrious career is being showcased, including original cover art drawings framed with the actual published comics, limited edition screen-prints and limited edition giclee prints – and he’sContinue reading John McCrea’s solo exhibition opens in Birmingham

John McCrea - Spider-Man

John McCrea solo exhibition opens later this month in Birmingham

Birmingham gallery Havill & Travis are hosting the first solo show by ace comics artist John McCrea, opening to the public on 21st May with a private viewing on Monday 20th May 2019. Work from throughout John’s long and illustrious career will be showcased at the exhibition, including original cover art drawings framed with theContinue reading John McCrea solo exhibition opens later this month in Birmingham

LICAF 2019 - Wave 2 Guests

2000AD artists and writers, Kate Charlesworth and award-winning Czech comics artist Vojtěch Mašek join Lakes Festival 2019 guest list

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 has announced further guests for its weekend-long event in Kendal in October, including a number of creators well known for their work on the top British SF weekly comic 2000AD and major US publishers such as Boom! Studios, Image, Marvel and DC. Announced are British comic creators Laurence Campbell, KateContinue reading 2000AD artists and writers, Kate Charlesworth and award-winning Czech comics artist Vojtěch Mašek join Lakes Festival 2019 guest list