Lydia Wysocki

Newcastle University venue for next Comics & Research: Applied Comics Network event

Newcastle University is to be the venue for a free Comics & Research: Applied Comics Network event next month. Speakers will be Lydia Wysocki (School of Education Communication and Language Sciences, Newcastle University), archaeological illustrator John Swogger, Florence Okoye (of… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

Tynside’s freedom fighters immortalised in a new, free comic

Historical figures from Britain’s North East, including suffragette Emily Davison, the Jarrow Marchers and anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass are among the Tyneside radicals whose stories are told in Freedom City Comics, which is to be distributed free around Newcastle and… Read More ›

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