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Thought Bubble Festival celebrates successful move to Harrogate

Thought Bubble organisers have thanked everyone who came to their Comic Con and Festival in Harrogate. “We’ve had an amazing weekend in Harrogate and you’ve all made it so special,” the team declared on Twitter. “We love you all!” The hugely popular annual Festival moved from Leeds to Harrogate this year and despite appalling weatherContinue reading Thought Bubble Festival celebrates successful move to Harrogate

Karen Southworth, curator of the Mercer Gallery, with Hilda

Mercer Gallery and Thought Bubble Festival team up for Hilda comic exhibition in Harrogate

Harrogate’s Mercer Gallery has partnered the Thought Bubble Festival to stage an exhibition of work by the creator of an award-winning comic character and Netflix series. The stories of Hilda, a young girl living in a Scandinavia populated by mythical folk creatures, have seen creator Luke Pearson recognised as one of the UK’s most talentedContinue reading Mercer Gallery and Thought Bubble Festival team up for Hilda comic exhibition in Harrogate

Bob Clampett Humanitarian Awards 2019

Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award announced for Thought Bubble Director Lisa Wood

Independent publishers Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, Kyung Jeon-Miranda and Thought Bubble Director Lisa Wood – who creates comics as Tula Lotay – will receive the 2019 Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, created to honour people in comics and the popular arts who have worked to help othersContinue reading Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award announced for Thought Bubble Director Lisa Wood

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UK and Irish Comic Conventions – Rolling List

This is the downthetubes  “rolling list” of major British and Irish comic events, intended as a quick guide to “What’s On”. Follow the links to event web sites for fuller details. Last Updated: Wednesday 24th October 2019, adding details for Swansea Comic and Gaming Convention and information on Sci-Fi Scarborough 2020, 2020 London Comic MartsContinue reading UK and Irish Comic Conventions – Rolling List

John Tucker at Thought Bubble 2018

From the Trenches: Thought Bubble 2018 and My Rookie Year

Comics artist John Tucker reflect on his first Thought Bubble Festival experience, the culmination of his busy year as a creator… Well, here we are then. Our first Thought Bubble is in the bag. The show I’ve wanted to do for the best part of a decade, over in the blink of an eye. IContinue reading From the Trenches: Thought Bubble 2018 and My Rookie Year