Titled “More Than Words Can Say: What are comic books doing in your local library?” the event takes place at 7.00pm on Tuesday 17th February at the Central Lending Library in Belvoir Street.
Join Paul, author of Graphic Novels: Stories to Change Your Life and director of the Comica Festival in London, as he offers a guide to the pleasures of reading pictures with words.
Leicester Libraries is introducing an exciting new stock of graphic novels appropriate for all ages this February.
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Picture: Theda from Caricature by Daniel Clowes – Copyright the artist
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. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 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.
Categories: British Comics