paul gravett Archives

Paul Gravett's Statement On The Postponement Of Comiket To 2015
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 in all the years since 2003 when we began. We are re-planning an event for the spring of 2015. Our summer Comiket at the[...]
Things To Do In London In July If You Like Comics – Neil Gaiman, Melinda Gebbie, Steve Rude, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Dave Gibbons, Robert Crumb And More
Tickets will sell out fast, £10 (includes refreshments) Friday 18th July Posy Simmonds and Steve Bell in Conversation British Library, 18.30-20.30 – Book now Posy Simmonds is one of the widest read and best-loved of all British illustrators and graphic novelists. She is joined in conversation by Steve Bell, lead political cartoonist for The Guardian, and best known for the satirical strip IF… The International Graphic Novel[...]
Thursday Runaround – Wayne Manor In Lego, Hawkeye In Cake
We also experienced some decline in sales through independent stockists," the company said Thursday. Games Workshop said that it expects to benefit from the more focussed selling operation and lower cost base, although profits will remain under pressure while it implements these changes TO THE MANOR BORN Do you want to persuade Lego to make a Wayne Manor[...]
Monday Morning Runaround – A Rood Awakening (UPDATE)
Anyone care to translate the flag? COMICS LIBRARIAN Paul Gravett writes; First announcements and first image (Dave Gibbons' cover to The Trials of Nasty Tales from 1973, below) are out this week from The British Library in London about their exciting forthcoming exhibition on British comics John Dunning and I are co-curating Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in[...]
Things To Do In London This Weekend If You Like Comics
Now it's preserved for posterity in a beautiful double-gatefold volume collecting all the strips in a deeply satisfying smorgasbord, along with a spicy side order of analysis. Contributors to the new fifth issue of The Comix Reader are a rogues gallery of the UK's funniest, edgiest and weirdest cartoonists, such as Elliott Baggot, Alex Potts, Mike[...]
Comics Art by Paul Gravett – An Understanding Comics For The 21st Century?
Comics Art is a new book by British comics expert, curator and historian, Paul Gravett, published on 7th November by Tate Gallery. Richly illustrated with many images taken from original artwork and rare artifacts, Comics Art gives a fascinating, accessible guide to some of the special properties of sequential art, such as panels, page layouts, speech[...]
Paul Gravett, Stripped
Gary Gray, our Senior Scottish Correspondent, writes; It was appropriate that the first event I was attending at Stripped, the comic book strand of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, would be by comic historian/ journalist/ publisher/ editor /man at the crossroads, Paul Gravett Who could be better to open the strand than the man who has[...]
The Guardian Announces A Masterclass For Creating A Graphic Novel
With tutors including the bestselling author and graphic novelist Audrey Niffenegger and comic book critic, historian and author Paul Gravett, you'll learn about the unique possibilities the format offers, how to find and work with an illustrator, how to plan an original narrative or adapt an existing text, and how to visualise the finished pages[...]
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 Week In Comica
Starts in forty minutes, runs through the day… On Wednesday, Posy Simmonds, creator of Tamara Drewe and Gemma Bovary, appears at Foyles, talking with Comica's Paul Gravett. On Thursday, premier homoerotic comics artist Oliver "Zack" Frey, talks with with writer Roger Kean, at Foyle's, followed by a signing. Thursday also has a screening of the documentary The Art[...]
Pop Culture Hounding Marvel NOW! and Paul Gravett
Chris Thompson writes; The Marvel Now! odyssey continues as Taylor & I set our sights on A+X #1 and Wolverine & The X-Men #19 (which was a surprise inclusion under the Marvel Now! banner this week). Then I conduct an in-depth interview with Paul Gravett to discuss the early days, his place in the comic industry, his[...]
Comics, War, Garth Ennis And Pat Mills
Here's the list of events… Friday 19th August: 9.00am – War Comics Conference opens; coffee and registration 10.00am – introductory talk by MARTIN BAKER and ROGER SABIN about the depiction of war in the Guardian's comic strip Doonesbury 11.00am – choice of parallel sessions: REPRESENTING TRAUMA (Chair, Ariel Kahn) / ETHNICITY, NATIONALISM AND REPRESENTATION (Chair, Paul Gravett) 12.20pm – Lunch 1.20pm –[...]
1001 Comics Paul Gravett Wants You To Read Before You Die
Paul Gravett is one of the most influential people in comics His Fast Fiction stall at London comic marts sold many self published works and his publishing efforts, including Escape magazine, saw the publication of early works from the likes of Neil Gaiman, Eddie Campbell, Dave McKean, James Robinson, Rian Hughes, Shaky Kane, Woodrow Phoenix,[...]