Masters of Comics by Joel Meadows SNIP

New book, Masters of Comics, exploring the workspaces of comic creators, gets Gosh Comics launch

Celebrating the release of Joel Meadows’ new book Masters of Comics, London’s Gosh! Comics will be hosting a signing with three of the incredible artists profiled in the book, Laurence Campbell, Posy Simmonds and Sean Phillips, along with Joel this Saturday (15th June 2019). Similar to his 2008 book Studio Space, Joel has spent timeContinue reading New book, Masters of Comics, exploring the workspaces of comic creators, gets Gosh Comics launch

Art by Posy Simmonds

“Posy Simmonds: A Retrospective” Exhibition opens this week

Posy Simmonds: A Retrospective opens at London’s House of Illustration on Friday (24th May), running until 15th September. Co-curated by Paul Gravett, author of the recently released Posy Simmonds monograph from Thames & Hudson, it’s the first major British exhibition of the celebrated comic artist and graphic novelist. Posy Simmonds once described her job onContinue reading “Posy Simmonds: A Retrospective” Exhibition opens this week

Breccia 100 - Casa Nacional del Bicentenario 2019

Alberto Breccia Centennial Exhibitions in France and Argentina celebrate an incredible artist

A centennial exhibition celebrating the life and work of the  hugely influential comic artist Alberto Breccia will open at the Casa Nacional del Bicentenario in Buenos Aires, Argentina, next month. But if a trip to South America isn’t an option for you, there’s another celebratory Breccia-focused exhibition running now at the La Ferme du Buisson,Continue reading Alberto Breccia Centennial Exhibitions in France and Argentina celebrate an incredible artist

My Snowman by Posy Simmonds

“The Snowman” art auction raises over £10,000 for charity

Penguin Ventures and Penguin Random House have raised more than £10,000 for charity through its online The Snowman art auction, held in the run up to Christmas. As part of the 40th anniversary of Raymond Briggs‘ The Snowman, Penguin asked leading children’s book illustrators to recreate the character in their own styles. Quentin Blake, AdamContinue reading “The Snowman” art auction raises over £10,000 for charity

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