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London Film and Comic Con to host its first Comics Symposium this month

Last year’s London Film and Comic Con gave us a new and improved Comic Zone, organised by #1 New York Times Bestselling writer and long-time comic creator Tony Lee – and at this year’s event, which is less than two weeks away, they intend to keep on improving, with the addition of the first everContinue reading London Film and Comic Con to host its first Comics Symposium this month

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Planet 55’s new animated series “Prisoner Zero” gets debut at Gallifrey One

The big Gallifrey One Doctor Who convention takes place in Los Angeles this weekend, and there are several comics guest on the line-up as well as stars such as Fifth Doctor Peter Davison, War Doctor Sir John Hurt, Sixth Doctor Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant, who played companion Peri (to name but a few). Along with DoctorContinue reading Planet 55’s new animated series “Prisoner Zero” gets debut at Gallifrey One

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British Comic Shop Releases (26th November 2014) – Arkwright, Judge Dredd and Moore!

Here’s a list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops today, Wednesday 26th November 2014, courtesy of First Age Comics, Lancaster. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of. Don’t forget that despiteContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (26th November 2014) – Arkwright, Judge Dredd and Moore!

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In Review: 2D Festival 2013

Maura McHugh had a wonderful time at 2D Northern Ireland Comic Book Festival in Derry last weekend. As usual there was fantastic hospitality by the gang from Derry’s Verbal Arts Centre who organised the festival. All of them, including the volunteers, and the admins who most of us never see, did a wonderful job…. IContinue reading In Review: 2D Festival 2013

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Creating Comics – Pitching at Conventions

What is the best way to pitch scripts at conventions? This short guide is based on discussions on the Comics 2000 Yahoo group. Special thanks to those who threw in ideas for this and gave permission for their comments to be included here. For more advice on portfolio presentation, click here. Further thoughts always welcome!Continue reading Creating Comics – Pitching at Conventions