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Comica Comiket Returns To London In A Week-And-A-Bit
Comica Comiket is returning to London after the show was cancelled last year. It promises a "Cavalcade of Celebrity Cartoonists drawing live throughout the afternoon in The Fabulous Drawing Parade." The Comica Comiket will take place beneath the giant Victorian glass-roofed shed that spans the gap between the brand new building for the House Of Illustration –  where[...]
Craig Thompson At The British Library – Things To Do In London Tonight If You Like Comics
Tonight, the British Library in London sees an evening with comic book creator Craig Thompson, author of Blankets and Habibi, in conversation with Comica's Paul Gravett. As we;; as his previous work, they'll be talking about his new family drama colour graphic novel, Space Dumplins. In the tradition of plucky heroines like Alice, and their astonishing adventures, his new[...]
This Is Where I Will Be In London, Tomorrow Lunchtime
The latest Comica thing, Cityread, and the London Graphic Novel Network will be putting on a panel, S.M.A.S.H in the Barbican Library. Three subjects Three panels And there's no way I'm missing it. And we start with an informal chat – followed by a discussion with the audience, featuring: Ben Aaronovitch (Rivers of London) Steven Appleby (Guide to Life) Gareth Brookes (The[...]
Paul Gravett's Statement On The Postponement Of Comiket To 2015
We reported on the cancellation of London' Comica Comiket small press comics festivel a week ahead of its intended date over the weekend Comica organiser Paul Gravett sent the following to Bleeding Cool this morning. We are very sorry to say we have had to postpone the Comica Scarycat Comiket for 1 November 2014. This has never happened[...]
London's Comiket Cancelled For November, Will Reschedule In 2015
Only last evening we were being told that, Come and have fun at the Scarycat #comicacomiket on Saturday 1 Nov Please retweet! — Paul Gravett (@paul_gravett) October 24, 2014 But today it all changed. #comicacomiket on 1.11.2014 has been postponed until Spring 2015 Scarycat has wiped her face We are looking forward to the next already! —[...]
Comica Begins Today In London, From Here To Comiket
Comica, London's comics art festival begins today, right after The Lakes Comic Art Festival at the weekend in Kendal Lots more smoke, noise and transport issues But here's a look at what's coming up. Comica Comiket also returns to London in November for a new marketplace display of small press comic books from the length and[...]
Things To Do In London In August If You Like Comics
Scott Denison, "Design fiction as a means of provoking individual foresight and participation in today's decision making." David Sweeney, "'I Cannot March Up and Down Their Ranks…' Collecting, Reading and Owning Digital Comics" 6.30pm-8pm Bryan Lee O'Malley, part of the COMICA Festival Weekend. Conference Centre, British Library £8, (£6 Over 60s) and £5.  Book now. 7pm – 8pm Comic Book Networking: It's Not Just[...]
Things To Do In London This Weekend If You Like Comics
Food, sex, and, erm, opera are amongst the avenues of exploration chosen by the Strumpets – not that they stop there! Ever wonder where your street food comes from? Ever fancy a catfight between Sookie Stackhouse and Bella from Twilight? Well, then read on! Contributors include Hannah Berry, Robin Ha, Hazel Newlevant, Colleen Frakes, Hayley[...]
Goodbye Kitty At Comiket Talking to Rus Hudda of Eat Sleep Sniff at Comiket yesterday, a comic creator who works with cat charities and
A London Day Out At Comica's Comiket Nokia very kindly have loaded me a Nokia Lumia 1020 for a month. With a 41 Mp camera. Well, I was going to have
Rian Hughes' Rather Backwards Cover For Batman
From the Comica series of events last week, Rian Hughes' rather remarkable looking cover to his upcoming Batman comic for DC Comics. From the Comica series of events last week, Rian Hughes' rather remarkable looking cover to his upcoming Batman comic for DC Comics. From the Comica series of events last week, Rian Hughes' rather[...]
Lorenzo Mattotti And Dave McKean To Kick Off ComICA 2011
You wait for one comics festival in London and then four come along at one. ComICA will be kicking off this year's activities on Saturday March 12th, 6-7.30 pm at Goldsmiths University in South-East London.with Italian comics creator Lorenzo Mattotti launching his new graphic novel Stigmata, translated by Fantagraphics, in the UK, along with his  illustrated[...]