Here’s the full schedule of events take place citywide for this June’s Birmingham Comics Festival, which include a free convention, exhibitions, film shows and some surprises… Friday 2nd – Friday 3rd June: The Birmingham Comics Festival begins at the MAC Birmingham with the launch of an exhibition of original artwork by the celebrated cartoonist Hunt Emerson, alongsideContinue reading Birmingham Comics Festival 2017 Event Line Up Details Revealed
Graphic novelist, cartoonist and activist Kate Evans and Gemma Seltzer, Relationship Manager at Arts Council England, are the speakers at the next Laydeez Do Comics event in London next week. Kate’s book Red Rosa, the graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg, released by Verso in the UK and New York in 2015, was selected as aContinue reading Kate Evans next guest speaker for London’s Laydeez Do Comics next week
Following up on our reports on the international and British guests attending this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October – which includes Steve Bell, Darwyn Cooke, Dave McKean, Kieron Gillen, Kathryn and Stuart Immonen and many more – the organisation has begin to announce its Clock Tower line up. The Clock Tower is the freeContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival “Clock Tower” Line-Up revealed
Created by Elizabeth Querstret The Story: This is a slice of life, 24 hours in fact, for creator, artist and urban adventurer Elizabeth Querstret. It describes, moment to moment, what she did in a day of creating the Hourly Comic Day project on the 1st of February 2015. In it we get: Drawing ComicsContinue reading Sneak Preview – ‘A Day With Querstret’ by Elizabeth Querstret
Concluding a month of shows looking at the work of female cartoonists, Alex Fitch hosts a panel discussion with cartoonists Hannah Berry, Corinne Pearlman, Hannah Eaton and Nicola Streeten to try and the question: “What makes a good graphic novel?”, with reference to their own work as writers, artists and commissioning editors and to other publications thatContinue reading Panel Borders: What makes a good graphic novel?