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This summer's Adult Swim Festival is going the "Block Party" route and taking the show to Philly from August 5-7, and they're not messing around right out of the gate The weekend includes over 15 shows across 4 venues, all set to remind you about the things you love about Adult Swim via games &[...]
Games For Change Announces 2021 Festival Themes & More
Games For Change dropped details today about their 2021 Festival, including themes for the event and a call for submissions The event will take place July 12th-14th, and while not specified in the news, we're guessing this year's event will be held online As usual, the event will focus on "social justice, ensuring a thriving[...]
Comedy Central Bringing 'Daily Show,' 'Broad City' Finale and More to SXSW 2019
This year, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will be in the spotlight at SXSW Festival – which will be taking over most of downtown Austin, TX with multiple events Not to be outdone, network programming pal Broad City will premiere its final episodes on Sunday, March 10 – followed with an exclusive[...]
Screamfest Horror Film Festival Unleashes 2017 'First Wave' Film Line-Up
America's largest and longest running horror film festival unleashed the "first" wave of its official 2017 film line-up on Tuesday, as Screamfest Horror Film Festival prepares to stalk the grounds of the TCL Chinese in Hollywood from October 10-19, 2017 Celebrating its 17th year, the film festival gives filmmakers and screenwriters in the horror and science[...]
Kieron Gillen And Jamie McKelvie – Was That Their Last Thought Bubble As DJs?
We have already run the DMC-In-The-House Thought Bubble live set of It's Tricky and Walk This Way, but here's a look at some of the rest of party night… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_reMC6vZ0EVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Footage From The Thought Bubble Festival 2015 Party In Leeds (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_reMC6vZ0E) Joining the traditional Thought Bubble DJs Kieron Gillen and[...]
Bleeding Cool Are Off To Thought Bubble Next Week
Bleeding Cool Editor-In-Chief Hannah Means-Shannon will flying in early for the Thought Bubble Comic Festival in Leeds and I'll be joining for the Thought Bubble Convention a little later It will be the first time for both of us, as for me the show is usually on at an awkward time for me, and Ms[...]
Chris Ware And Joe Sacco, Stripped In Edinburgh
Bleeding Cool's Senior Scottish Correspondent Gary Gray writes from Edinburgh; For the last few years the Edinburgh Book Festival has been dipping its toe in comics Normally the Book Festival focuses on purely the written medium with a few comics related events thrown in, mainly focusing on creators who cross borders of the medium such as[...]
The Locust Moon Comics Festival Doubles In Size, Returns To Philadelphia, October 5th
By Hannah Means-Shannon After a successful inaugural year in 2012, taking over the same space as the previously running Philadelphia Alternative Comic Con, the Locust Moon Festival is returning on October 5th, moving to a bigger venue at the Rotunda on Walnut Street, and adding twice as many creators to its list of guests and exhibitors[...]
Chris Ware, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Joe Sacco, Posy Simmonds, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell And More At Edinburgh's "Stripped" Event
Chris Ware, Joe Sacco, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell and Posy Simmonds are taking are part in Stripped as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Other names include Denise Mina, Paul Gravett, Melinda Gebbie, Warren Pleece, Roger Gibson, Chris Riddell, Jon Naught,  Stephen Collins, Robin and Lorenzo Etherington, Robbie Morrison, Jim[...]
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival – The UK Does Angouleme?
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is an attempt to bring the comic book festival more common in European cities such as Angouleme or BICS. On the back of renewed media interest in the graphic novel, after the award success of Dotter Of Her Father's Eyes, Bryan Talbot and Mary Talbot and founding the festival along[...]
Harlem To Host Its First Black Comic Book Festival To Launch In January
On Saturday, January 12th from 10am to 4pm, The Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture of Harlem, New York, will be launching their first Black Comic Festival. It is described as "a dynamic festival for young people that celebrates the rich tradition of black superheroes and features a screening of the film "White Scripts and[...]
Lewis Trondheim Asks Angoulême To Change
Legendary French cartoonist and one of the founders of L'Association, Louis Trondheim has written an open letter to the largest comics festival in the world, Angoulême, published in the major French newspaper, Le Monde yesterday. Here is an attempt at translation. Angouleme: Love It Or Lose It Since time immemorial, creators have been dissatisfied with the Angoulême[...]
Comica At The London Print Studio
This is what happens when upu mess with a comics arts festival It up sticks and moves across town Issues with the Institute of Contemporary Art have seen the annual ComICA festival drop those capitals to become plain old Comica and relocate its main stage to the London Print Studio in West London, well away[...]