A copy of a rare early British comic, considered by many the first printed comic, goes under the hammer today
Glasgow Looking Glass
Forget Black Friday – enjoy a comics-inspired night at the museum in Glasgow instead!
Glasgow’s Hunterian Museum is to host a free Comics Scotland event on Saturday 1st December 2018, with special guests including artist Frank Quitely. Night at the Museum: Comics Scotland is an exploration of Scotland’s illustrious history in the development of… Read More ›
Through the Looking Glass: Inside the pages of the Oldest Comic in the World
Article first published 15th March 2016 By Laurence Grove, University of Glasgow Here’s a good pub quiz question: what was the world’s first comic? If you’ve no idea, don’t feel too foolish. It wasn’t even recognised by experts until a… Read More ›
Glasgow “Comic Invention” exhibition features world’s oldest comic alongside art by Frank Quitely
Next month sees the opening of Comic Invention: The Glasgow Looking Glass of 1825, an exhibition at the Hunterian Art Gallery in Glasgow featuring the world’s oldest comic, the Glasgow Looking Glass. This major new exhibition offers both art lovers and comic… Read More ›