Cover Versions - Orbital Comics

Cover Versions – When Music and Comics Collide!

  London’s Orbital Comics have just had a busy weekend. Not only have they weathered the once a year chaos that is Free Comic Book Day, but they have also just opened their gallery space up to Cover Versions – When Music & Comics Collide. The brainchild of The Orbiting Pod’s own Robin Harman, this is a combiningContinue reading Cover Versions – When Music and Comics Collide!

Free Comic Book Day 2015 - GOSH London (Image)

Top Comics Talent at GOSH London for Free Comic Books Day

  A host of talented British creators who’ve sharpened their favourite pencils and picked out their very best sketchbooks will be at GOSH London for Free Comics Book Day in 2015. Guests include: Grace Wilson, Warwick Johnson Cadwell, Will Tempest, Elliot Baggot, Roger Langridge, Adam Vian, Josceline Fenton, Briony May Smith, John Allison, Christian Ortiz, Daisy Hirst,Continue reading Top Comics Talent at GOSH London for Free Comic Books Day

Comics by Robert M Ball, Rian Hughes, Mike Medaglia and Karen Rubins

Panel Borders: Designing Comics

Designing comics: In a coda to a trio of shows about the use of fine art in comics, Alex Fitch looks at graphic design in comics, in a panel discussion with Rian Hughes (2000AD), Karen Rubins (V and A artist in residence), Robert Ball (Winter’s Knight) and Mike Medaglia (The Comix Reader). Hughes talks aboutContinue reading Panel Borders: Designing Comics

The Nao of Brown by Glyn Dillon

British Comic Award Winners 2013 announced, Leo Baxendale honoured

The winners of this year’s British Comic Awards were announced at Thought Bubble at the weekend. We’re told the voting was very, very close this year as the Judges tangled with the decision to pick a winner amongst such superb and different titles, but in the end the victors have emerged. The winners of theContinue reading British Comic Award Winners 2013 announced, Leo Baxendale honoured

Caption 2013 logo by Rian Hughes

Caption, the comics creator’s convention, guest list revealed

Oxford’s East Oxford Community Centre is once again host to Britain’s longest-running comics festival Caption next month – with a terrific guest list including of both new and experienced talent, including top comic artist and designer Rian Hughes, who created the event’s ‘robot logo’ for this year. Established in 1992, Caption, which takes place 24th-25thContinue reading Caption, the comics creator’s convention, guest list revealed