Azzopardi does ArtHouse! (Exhibition, that is…)


Sean Azzopardi at The ArtHouse in Crouch End, 2014


Ace artist Sean Azzopardi is exhibiting some prints at the ArtHouse, a new venue in Crouch End.

Sean Azzopardi Exhibition at The ArtHouse in Crouch End, 2014

Sean Azzopardi Exhibition at The ArtHouse in Crouch End, 2014

London-based cartoonist Sean has been making and self publishing comics for eleven years and is a regular face at comic conventions in the UK and overseas. He’s also been involved with collectives and was a founding member of London Underground Comics, and organised exhibitions with We Are Words And Pictures.

Over the years he’s produced numerous marvellous mini comics and books for his Phatcomics imprint, including acclaimed titles such as Ed, Twelve Hour Shift and Dark Matters.

Away from self published titles he’s working on Necessary Monsters (First comics), strips for the excellent Off Life comic newspaper and has drawn a back up strip for indy smash Phonogram published by Image.


His exhibition is on now and runs until 23rd June 2014. The exhibition will be part of the Crouch End Festival.

“I will be in the venue doing some live sketching and selling comics,” Sean tells us. “It would be great to see you there.”

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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