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2000AD Revives Invasion 1984 To Help Londons Cartoon Museum in 2020

2000AD Revives Invasion 1984 To Help London's Cartoon Museum in 2020

Rebellion, publishers of Judge Dredd Megazine and 2000AD, is helping out London's Cartoon Museum and its fundraising activities They are  creating a special T-shirt, profits from which will go towards keeping this museum going through these rough times.The new T-shirt, available exclusively from the 2000 AD and Treasury of British Comics webshops, features the cover[...]

50 New Original Paintings by Mark Stafford as Bad Bad Place Bonuses

50 New Original Paintings by Mark Stafford as Bad Bad Place Bonuses

A month ago, Bleeding Cool covered the appeal from UK/Canadian publisher Soaring Penguin Press to help fundraise for the London Cartoon Museum I really hope you jumped on board and bought a signed copy of The Bad Bad Place that week, with all proceeds going to the museum Because artist and co-author of The Bad[...]

Mark Stafford the London Cartoon Museum and a Fundraising Offer

Mark Stafford, the London Cartoon Museum, and a Fundraising Offer

And it's one of those that has come to mind, right now.You'll have also read about the Cartoon Museum in London a lot on Bleeding Cool too, and Mark is its artist-in-residence Closed temporarily to the public on 18th March, due to the coronavirus, this has resulted in no income from visitor admissions, the museum[...]

Laydeez Do Comics &#8211 The 2020 Video Event Presentations and Awards

Laydeez Do Comics – The 2020 Video Event, Presentations and Awards

And they are promising a physical celebration for the award winners at the Free Word Centre and Cartoon Museum in London if/when it is possible to clink glasses and hug. The Laydeez Do Comics event happened over the weekend It was planned as a weekend away in East London, with professional advice for creators on their[...]

Things To Do In London… If You Like Comics – March 2020

Things To Do In London… If You Like Comics – March 2020

Exhibitions followed by events… let us know if we missed any.Exhibitions: The Cartoon Museum: Drawing Life A new display showcasing the very best of the Cartoon Museums collection of cartoon art, curated by Cartoonist and Cartoon Museum Trustee Steve Bell Cartoon Museum, Wells Street Until August 30th 2020.Dear Mr Poole exhibition displays a never-before-seen collection of[...]

Things To Do In London&#8230 If You Like Comics &#8211 February 2020

Things To Do In London… If You Like Comics – February 2020

And we get an extra day as well. Exhibitions:Comic Creators - The Famous and the Forgotten exhibition, Ending on Sunday 9th February 2020! Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, ends 9th February. Events: Tuesday, February 4th Islington Comic Forum, North Library, Manor Gdns, 6.30pmShoe Lane Comic Forum, An informal group dedicated to the understanding and enjoyment of the multifaceted medium of comic[...]


Carol Isaacs The Wolf Of Baghdad Launched at Londons Cartoon Museum (VIDEO)

Carol Isaacs' The Wolf Of Baghdad Launched at London's Cartoon Museum (VIDEO)

Cartoonist Carol Isaacs launched her first graphic novel The Wolf of Baghdad at the Cartoon Museum in London last night Attended by the likes of Martin Rowson, Steven Appleby, Mark Stafford, Jess Sage and more They even let me in There was music, punch, and turkish delights Here's a look at the presentation (in silhouette) by[...]

Mark Stafford Draws an Evening Of Creepy Comics for the London Cartoon Museum

Mark Stafford Draws an Evening Of Creepy Comics for the London Cartoon Museum

An Evening Of Creepy Comics being held at London's Cartoon Museum on the night of the 11th. Morbid Mark Stafford ( the Bad Bad Place), Chthonic Cathy Brett (Who Killed Jojo?), Necropolitan Douglas Noble (Jazz Creepers) and Diabolical Dan White ( Sticky Ribs), unrepentant cartoonists of the uncanny one and all, will gather to discuss the[...]

Things To Do In London If You Like Comics &#8211 December 2019

Things To Do In London If You Like Comics – December 2019

Until December 31st, Cartoon Museum, Wells St.The Cartoon Museum – Drawing Life. A new display showcasing the very best of the Cartoon Museums collection of cartoon art, curated by Cartoonist and Cartoon Museum Trustee Steve Bell Until December 31st, Cartoon Museum, Wells St. Events: Sunday, December 1st London Comic Mart, Royal National Hall, 38-51 Bedford Way, WC1H 0DG London,[...]


Things to Do in London If You Like Comics November 2019

Things to Do in London If You Like Comics, November 2019

Until December 31st, Cartoon Museum, Wells St.The Cartoon Museum – Drawing Life A new display showcasing the very best of the Cartoon Museums collection of cartoon art, curated by Cartoonist and Cartoon Museum Trustee Steve Bell Until December 31st, Cartoon Museum, Wells St.In Focus: Arts Foundation Futures Award Esther McManus, Danny Noble, Zara Slattery and[...]

Things to Do in London If You Like Comics October 2019

Things to Do in London If You Like Comics, October 2019

The recipient of the £10,000 award will be announced at the Arts Foundation Futures Awards on the 27th January at the ICA where all runners-up will also receive £1,000 awards towards their practice.  The four finalists will be celebrated at the Cartoon Museum as The AFFA in Comics 2020 will take over the ‘In-Focus’ section[...]


Things To Do In London If You Like Comics &#8211 September 2019 (UPDATED)

Things To Do In London If You Like Comics – September 2019 (UPDATED)

Cartoon Museum, until October 13th.Robert Paul and the Beginnings of Cinema in Londonwith free graphic novel, London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, until 10th October.Comic Creators, the Famous and the Forgotten, London Cartoon Museum, Wells St – A new exhibition celebrating the world of comics, curated by Comics Curator Steve Marchant Grateful thanks to the National[...]

Things To Do In London If You Like Comics in August 2019

Things To Do In London If You Like Comics in August 2019

Exhibitions followed by events… let us know if we missed any.Exhibitions: Comic Creators, the Famous and the Forgotten, London Cartoon Museum, Wells St – A new exhibition celebrating the world of comics, curated by Comics Curator Steve Marchant. Grateful thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Until September 30th.The Cartoon Museum – Drawing Life. A new display showcasing[...]

Walking Around Londons Newly Opened Cartoon Museum (Video)

Walking Around London's Newly Opened Cartoon Museum (Video)

London's Cartoon Museum reopened in its new location this week On Wells Street in Fitzrovia, the other side of Oxford Street to Gosh Comics, with a handy cycle dock almost designed for me, I've walked around the museum while it was setting up, but today was the first time I got a proper look at[...]

Londons Cartoon Museum Opens New Location in 9 Weeks Time

London's Cartoon Museum Opens New Location in 9 Weeks Time

We now have a firm opening date for London's Cartoon Museum on Wells Street, opposite Oxford Street from Gosh Comics Ridiculously central, on the BBC's doorstep and surrounded by Fitzrovia media and studentdom, it is perfectly placed And on June 29th, the doors will open Here's a very sneaky peek, ten weeks out But you[...]

Walking Around the New London Cartoon Museum Two Months Before Opening

Walking Around the New London Cartoon Museum, Two Months Before Opening

here's a walkaround video.The new London Cartoon Museum will be opening sometime in June on Wells Street, which runs opposite Gosh Comics' Berwick Street, on the other side of Oxford Street.And you can see the Cartoon Museum speech bubble sign and the wall smash (which I smashed int in the video) from the street right[...]

Building a New Cartoon Museum Beneath the Streets of Londons West End

Building a New Cartoon Museum Beneath the Streets of London's West End

If you look on Google Maps on Wells Street in London's West End, you'll see the Cartoon Museum listed A jewel in the crown of the comic art scene, with amazing collections that often see visitors jaws drop Bleeding Cool has happily covered their events over the years and look forward to doing so in[...]