ICE: International Comic Expo Birmingham 2019

ICE Birmingham postponed until 2020

Top British comics event ICE Birmingham has been postponed until 2020, organisers have announced. Initially planned for the deferment is due to health problems, director Shane Chebsey has explained, postponing the event until 19th September 2020. The venue has not changed and all tickets and tables purchased for the old date will be valid forContinue reading ICE Birmingham postponed until 2020

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ComicScene 4 spotlights Simon Furman and Geoff Senior’s “To the Death”

ComicScene Issue 4 is out now in all good comic shops and available through many newsagents – and includes a free 16-page supplement featuring Simon Furman and Geoff Senior‘s new 10 part comic, To The Death. The supplement includes an interview with Simon and Geoff, exclusive art, a preview of the strip, now available inContinue reading ComicScene 4 spotlights Simon Furman and Geoff Senior’s “To the Death”

Comics Salopia Festival icon, Charlie the ape, this illustration by Charlie Adlard and Dan Berry

Shrewsbury gets set to become UK comics capital with “Comics Salopia” in June

The biggest names in comic art will descend on Shrewsbury on the first weekend in June, for Comics Salopia, a new international comics festival, which organisers say is set to cement the town’s reputation as the unofficial home of the British comics industry – and got its official launch earlier today.Continue reading Shrewsbury gets set to become UK comics capital with “Comics Salopia” in June

Comics Uncovered 2018

Comics Uncovered postponed, merged with ICE Birmingham in September

The comic creator-focused event Comics Uncovered, announced in February, will now be part of the ICE Birmingham line up in September and will not take place in July as previously announced. “Due to circumstances beyond my control I have had to postpone this year’s Comics Uncovered and re-integrate the conference with ICE Birmingham in September,”Continue reading Comics Uncovered postponed, merged with ICE Birmingham in September

Art by Ian Richardson

So you’ve broken into the comics industry… What do You do Next?

Many people have broken into the comic industry after attending the Birmingham event Comics Uncovered, which returns to the city this July. But breaking in is just part of the journey to a successful career in comics. “What Happens Next” is the question that the event’s latest confirmed guest speaker, artist Ian Richardson, (2000AD, Zenescope)Continue reading So you’ve broken into the comics industry… What do You do Next?