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Stephen L. Holland's UK Comics Laureate Term Extended Another Year
Holland, store owner of Page 45 in Nottingham, will continue in that role for another year, until at least October 2023 He follows Dave Gibbons in 2014, Charlie Adlard in 2016, Hannah Berry in 2018, and Holland in 2020. YouTube screencap of Stephen L Holland Recently on social media, a number of people questioned what Holland actually[...]
An Education In LGBTQ And Allies For Pride Month
This week, naturally, had an LGBTQ bent, and featured for its second question: "Who are the influential #LGBTQ creators you look up to?" This got the following response from Nottingham-based comics store Page 45. That'd be @BetomessGilbert and @xaimeh of LOVE & ROCKETS: Not #LBGTQ themselves but therein lies their brilliance[...]
Page 45 – From The British Comics Awards To #Prettygate
Page 45, the independent "real mainstream" comic store from Nottingham has just celebrated its 21st birthday A famous comic shop in Britain, it didn't pander to the existing industry when it opened, it focused on what it thought comics should be, and discovered that over the last two decades everyone else seems to have come[...]
Thursday Runaround – My Little Pony Beats Sandman
Love the one about him looking like four different artists… PAGE 45 x 2 Nottingham comic shop Page 45 has been named the city's best independent business for the second year in a row. It was described as "a total treasure" by the judges, who faced a tough decision picking a winner from so many strong entries in[...]
Porcelain Offered By Diamond In July, Thanks To Improper Behaviour
Written by Benjamin Read with art by Chris Wildgoose, Andre May and Alexa Rosa and letters by Jim Campbell, it was initially offered for sale through Page 45 and the branches of Travelling Man Porcelain has now sold out at the printers and the only copies left are any the stores have left. It's no surprise[...]
Page 45 Announces Bryan Lee O'Malley And Hope Larson Signing In December
How do you feel about smart, character driven stories with a precise eye for detail and emotion? What about a graphic adaption of A Wrinkle In Time, one of the most beloved books in American children's literature? Really?! Me TOO! Chances are you'll want to know about the signing happening at Page 45 in Nottingham[...]
Page 45 To Run School Library Workshops
It is considered by many to be the finest comic shop in the world. But that's not enough, apparently. Steven L Holland from Page 45 in Nottingham, is presenting interactive show-and-tell workshops on Manga And Graphic Novels for school libraries at the School Libraries Conference in Windsor tomorrow. Displaying fifty specially selected young adult graphic novels during the presentation[...]
Tuesday Runaround – Over A Quarter Of A Million Avengers Vs X-Men #1
StoreWatch: The famous Nottingham store Page 45 gets profiled by the local press. Page 45, in Market Street, believes it is the only comic bookshop in the UK and the US where female customers outnumber men. SalesWatch: Avengers Vs X-Men #1 gets a lot of orders, according to David Gabriel. We had an initial print run for "Avengers[...]