The ‘Outside’ World: Isolationism and Interconnectedness in Comics Cultures

International Graphic Novel Conference to see launch of new Dementia-focused comic and Laydeez do Comics Manchester

Comics archivist and internationally-respected advocate of the form Paul Gravett is giving a Keynote Speech at the 2019 International Graphic Novel Conference at Manchester Metropolitan University in June. The Speech is just one of a number of pubic events that are part of a full day of public comic events that are part of the conference, including the launch of There’s No Bus Map for Dementia, a new mini-comic about dementia and a Your Life Stories as Comics workshop from members of Laydeez do Comics, as well as LDC’s first ever Manchester event.Continue reading International Graphic Novel Conference to see launch of new Dementia-focused comic and Laydeez do Comics Manchester

Sustaining Comics: What the Future Holds

Future of creating comics to be explored at free Cartoon Museum event this Saturday

London’s Cartoon Museum is to host an creating comics event entitled Sustaining Comics: What the Future Holds this Saturday. Join a host of comics professionals to explore the challenges of working in comics, the opportunities out there, and what the future might hold. Over the course of the afternoon, visitors can join discussions, talks and workshops ledContinue reading Future of creating comics to be explored at free Cartoon Museum event this Saturday

Look out for this fantastic Awesome Comics Podcast poster celebrating the huge wealth of indie characters being published here in the UK by individual creators and publishers

The Awesome Comics Podcast Catch Up: Jack Kirby, the best of indie comics and more

The Awesome Comics Podcast gang are at London Super Comic Con this weekend and have a wonderful poster promoting the work of dozens of small press creators on sale at their table, so grab a copy before they sell out! If you’re heading to this amazing event, why not prepare yourselves for perhaps your first encounterContinue reading The Awesome Comics Podcast Catch Up: Jack Kirby, the best of indie comics and more

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That Was the Comic Week That Was: Millarworld bought by Netflix, Dave Gibbons on tour, and is Darth Vader a cider drinker?

Here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond. Have a great weekend! • Our most popular item this week was without doubt discussion about the new Scream & Misty Halloween Special, out in October from 2000AD publishers Rebellion. No matter what your views, you can be sure everyone here atContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: Millarworld bought by Netflix, Dave Gibbons on tour, and is Darth Vader a cider drinker?

ComicPopUp Brighton - Landscape

New ComicPopUp Brighton revives indie comic creators cooperative ideas to sell comics

ComicPopUp Brighton is a new event happening on Saturday 13th May 2017, a one-day small-press/art comics shop that’s part of the Brighton Artists Open House Festival. Selling comics to comics readers and a whole new audience in a family-friendly pizza pub, with all sales money going to the creators, its a great idea where creatorsContinue reading New ComicPopUp Brighton revives indie comic creators cooperative ideas to sell comics