We’re Still At War front cover

Cartoon Cats and Gormenghast too – British Library Comics and Art Events for autumn 2018

The list of talks at the British Library this autumn has been released and there are some great events for comics and fantasy novel fans, featuring some terrific creators from both the UK and Europe. First up is “European Graphic Novels: Drawing Untold Stories“, chaired by author Paul Gravett on 16th October. The talk probesContinue reading Cartoon Cats and Gormenghast too – British Library Comics and Art Events for autumn 2018

Cover Reveal: Posy Simmonds’ new graphic novel, Cassandra Drake, out in November

Here’s the cover of Posy Simmonds‘ much-anticipated new graphic novel, coming out from Jonathan Cape Graphic Novels on 1st November 2018, titled Cassandra Drake. Comics guru Paul Gravett tells us he’s been lucky enough to read the first half and “I can assure you it’s been worth the wait,” he enthuses. Lucky man! Cassandra DarkeContinue reading Cover Reveal: Posy Simmonds’ new graphic novel, Cassandra Drake, out in November

The Secret Life of The Pencil

Cartoonists, writers all reveal “The Secret Life of the Pencil”

The Secret Life of The Pencil was published last week – a hardbound book of super-close-up photos of pencils! Before you start wondering if this is another example of University researchers getting money to engage in crazy studies, it’s not – it’s a wonderful  homage to the 500-year old drawing tool, and aims to emphasiseContinue reading Cartoonists, writers all reveal “The Secret Life of the Pencil”

Great British Graphic Novel "Tube Map" by Hunt Emerson

Great British Graphic Novel Exhibition opens at London’s Cartoon Museum

An exhibition at London’s Cartoon Museum looking at the rise of the British Graphic novel has just opened, featuring works by Kate Charlesworth, Rob Davis, Dave Gibbons, William Hogarth, Gary Spencer Millidge, the Pleece Brothers, Martin Rowson, Posy Simmonds, Bryan and Mary Talbot and many others. Top cartoonist Hunt Emerson, who was at the opening night, has drawn the exhibitionContinue reading Great British Graphic Novel Exhibition opens at London’s Cartoon Museum

EuroVisions: Comics Cordiale

Europe Comics Invades London! (with help from Pat Mills, Posy Simmonds, Paul Gravett and others)

This month, Europe Comics will be travelling to London with various events scheduled all across the capital featuring a host of comic creators, including Pat Mills, Chris Riddell, Sarah McIntyre, Mike Medaglia and Posy Simmonds. Working in association with Comica London, they’ll be participating in the London Book Fair (Graphic Novel Bar, 2B15) as well as London Book & Screen Week, and they’llContinue reading Europe Comics Invades London! (with help from Pat Mills, Posy Simmonds, Paul Gravett and others)