Grandville Tour Announced

Grandville by Bryan TalbotBryan Talbot has been in touch to give us the rundown of dates for his signing tour to promote his ace new graphic novel, Grandville (read our review here).

GRANDVILLE UK TOUR 2009

Saturday 26th September 1pm – 2:30pm: Signing at Forbidden Planet London with Ramsey Campbell
(Bryan did the cover and the intro to Ramsey’s new novel)
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR, United Kingdom
Tel: 020 7420 3666
Web: http://forbiddenplanet.com

Sunday 27th September 2pm – 4pm: Signing and exhibition of Grandville art at Orbital Comics
8 Gt Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA
Tel: 0207 2400591
Web: www.orbitalcomics.com

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th October: Signing and giving a presentation at the Birmingham International Comics Show
The British International Comic Show (BICS 2009)
Oct 3-4 Think Tank, Millenium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG
The presentation ‘Grandville and the Anthropomorphic Tradition’ is at 14.30 in the theatre.
Web: www.thecomicsshow.co.uk

Saturday 10th October 2pm – 4pm: Signing at Gosh!
39 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3NZ, United Kingdom
Tel: 020 76361011
Web: goshlondon.blogspot.com

Saturday 10th October 6.30 – 7.30pm: “In conversation with Bryan Talbot”
London Cartoon Museum, 35 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HH
Tel: 0207 580 8155
Web: www.cartoonmuseum.org

Saturday 17th October 10.30 – 11.30am: Presentation and Q&A with Posy Simmonds, chaired by Rachel Cooke
Foyles Bookshop, 113-119 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EB

Saturday 17th October 7pm onwards: Signing at the Page 45 15th Anniversary party
Via Fossa, 44 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7EH, United Kingdom
Tel: 0115 947 3904
Free entry

Saturday 31th October 1pm – 2pm: ‘Grandville and the Anthropomorphic Tradition’ presentation at Travelling Man Leeds
Free admission: Signing 2pm – 4pm
32 Central Road, Leeds LS1 6DE
Tel: 0113 2436461
Web: www.remotegoat.co.uk

Saturday November 7th 4.30 Nash Room: ‘Grandville and the Anthropomorphic Tradition’ presentation at the ICA
The ICA, the Mall, London SW1Y 5AH
Box Office: 020 7930 3647 / Switchboard: 020 7930 0493
Web: www.comicafestival.com

Saturday 14th November 1pm – 3pm: Signing at Travelling Man Manchester
4 Dale Street, Manchester M1 1JW
Tel: 0161 237 1877

Saturday November 21 – Sunday 22nd November: Signing & giving a presentation at The Thought Balloon Comics Festival, Leeds
3.45 to 4.45, Alea Casino Cinema room, Saviles Hall, Armouries Square, Clarence Dock Leeds LS10 1NF
Web: www.thoughtbubblefestival.com

Saturday November 28th: Forbidden Planet Newcastle
59 Grainger Street, Newcastle NE1 5JE
Tel: 0191 261 9173

Saturday December 5 12.pm – 2.00pm: Signing at Waterstone’s Sunderland
31 The Bridges, Sunderland, SR1 3LB
Tel: 0191 567 4331

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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