Britain’s second city set to go comics crazy in June as Birmingham Comics Festival returns for third year 

The Birmingham Comics Festival will be celebrating its third consecutive year of activity across the second city this June, with a weekend-long convention the culmination of a month of planned events. A city-wide series of comics-related events, large and small, will again take place from fun days out for kids to academic lectures, exhibitions andContinue reading Britain’s second city set to go comics crazy in June as Birmingham Comics Festival returns for third year 

Britain’s Small Press Day and Comic Shops That Sell Small Press Titles

Interest is growing rapidly in Small Press Day in the UK on 9th July 2016 – the brainchild of a group of comic creators including David Ziggy Greene, the team at Alternative Press and the smashing Andy Oliver over at Broken Frontier. Alongside that fantastic initiative, Beano artist Lew Stringer (and the creator of his ownContinue reading Britain’s Small Press Day and Comic Shops That Sell Small Press Titles

This was the planned cover for the convention booklet for the first ever British Comic Convention, but printed copies didn't arrive in the post.

Flashback to 1968: Art from the very first British Comics Convention

  Following up on our coverage of the successful Birmingham Comic Festival last month at Edgbaston, which attracted some 2000 fans from across the UK, we thought we’d flashback to 1968 and give you a look at the some of the art used to promote the very first British Comics Convention, which was held in Birmingham and organised byContinue reading Flashback to 1968: Art from the very first British Comics Convention

Historic Victoria Theatre Pub to be Part of Birmingham Comics Festival

Glasses will be raised at The Victoria Theatre Pub on Wednesday April 1st 2015 to officially launch the debut of The Birmingham Comics Festival taking place through the second city throughout the month. Not an April Fools’ Day prank; comic fans over the age of 18 are invited to pop along on the evening andContinue reading Historic Victoria Theatre Pub to be Part of Birmingham Comics Festival