The Spider by Reg Bunn © TimeUK

A Box of Delights: London’s Cartoon Museum

Alan Russell visits London’s Cartoon Museum, revealing some of its treasures for British comic fans… I’ve been a comics fan since I was a young child back in the early 1970s. In those days of course, there were far fewer things to capture your attention. But if you had an imagination and had thrilled to images ofContinue reading A Box of Delights: London’s Cartoon Museum

One of Our Minor Wars 'Well, if you knows of a better 'ole, go to it.' Bruce Bairnsfather, Bystander, 24 November 1915

The road to the World War One to be re-visited by top British cartoonists

Over six weeks (28th June – 4th August 2014), twelve top cartoonists and graphic artists, and a number of script writers will respond to the events that happened across the world as the world was heading to war one hundred years ago. Via BBC Radio 4 or the 1914 Day by Day website, you willContinue reading The road to the World War One to be re-visited by top British cartoonists

Doctor Who and Comics at The Cartoon Museum

Doctor Who and Comics at The Cartoon Museum

David Baillie reports on the opening of the new Doctor Who show… (no, not the TV show, that’s not back until the end of August. Do keep up…) – at the Cartoon Museum in London… I’ve been in love with London’s Cartoon Museum since I saw an incredible exhibition of Heath Robinson’s implausible fantasy inventionsContinue reading Doctor Who and Comics at The Cartoon Museum

Cartoon Festival Planners Gather in London

London-based comic creators will be gathering again next week (Tuesday 7th July) to discuss ideas for next year’s planned London International Cartoon Festival. This is the first of what are now bi-monthly Festival meetings at the Cartoonist Pub and, as well as discussing the Cartoon Festival, the meetings are social gatherings with business networking opportunities.Continue reading Cartoon Festival Planners Gather in London

Tube Surfing: Thursday 21 May

• ComicBitsOnline is wondering why Britain’s biggest comic publisher has not been nominated for an Eagle Award — and it’s not DC Thomson, Panini or Titan but Cinebooks Ltd., which now publishes some 40 top quality comic albums a year and exports them globally. Why is it not getting attention? Because its titles are EnglishContinue reading Tube Surfing: Thursday 21 May