posy simmonds Archives

MCM, LFCC, Bristol, The Lakes & Thought Bubble Comic Cons In 2022
Guests Confirmed: Howard Chaykin, Brian Stelfreeze, Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, Elena Casagrande, Sean Phillips, Jock, Jorge Fornes, Carlos Pacheco, Martin Simmonds, Rob Williams, Laurence Campbell, Cavan Scott, Lysa Hawkins Saturday £18.50 Sunday £16.50 Early Bird Weekend £22.50 VIP £55 Student Saturday £12.50  Student Sunday price: £10 Family Ticket Saturday £40 Family Ticket Sunday £40 Family Ticket Weekend £50 The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, to[...]
Posy Simmonds Gets Her First Gallery Exhibition In German
Posy Simmonds is one of my favourite comic book creators of all time A PG Wodehouse for England'smiddle classes, her self-satirical takes on the whimsies of polite and impolite society, liberal guilt and pressures of family, I first found her in my parents' (and then my own) copies of The Guardian, and have followed her[...]
The British Women Cartoonist And Comic Artists Exhibition In London Kicks Off
Headley Charlton, Rachael House, Laura Howell, Cath Jackson, Nicola Jennings, Lee Kennedy, Katie Kirby, Paula Knight, Kathryn Lamb, Nicola Lane, Annie Lawson, Simone Lia, Sarah Lightman, Maggie Ling, Sue McCartney-Snape, The Surreal McCoy, Liz Mackie, Cinders McLeod, Angela Martin, Jessica Martin, Ernestine Mills, Jo Nesbitt, Sofia Niazi, Danny Noble, Edie Op, Corrine Pearlman, Phyllis M[...]
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[...]
A Crisis Of Infinite Conventions
It's a start. THE LAKES I've started to be told about names being lined up for October's Lakes Comics Art Festival, an attempt to start to build a very British Angouleme. Patrons Bryan Talbot, Mary Talbot and Sean Phillips of course, but I'm also being told about comics journalist Joe Sacco, author Kurt Busiek, cartoonist Posy Simmonds (who[...]
Jamie Hewlett, Posy Simmonds, Quentin Blake And Martin Rowson At The British Library Tonight
Gorillaz' Jamie Hewlett, Tamara Drewe's Posy Simmonds, Roald Dahl's Quentin Blake and The Guardian's Martin Rowson are talking comics and illustration at the British Library's Spring Festival, in concordance with the Late At The Library: Illuminate! exhibition Jamie will be talking, amongst other things, about Peter Milligan and Brendan McCarthy's Skin. No I'm not going[...]
Nelson And Her Armada Of Fifty Four Creators
Paul Grist, Rob Davis, Woodrow Phoenix, Ellen Lindner, Jamie Smart, Gary Northfield, Sarah McIntyre, Suzy Varty, Sean Longcroft, Warwick Johnson–Cadwell, Luke Pearson, Paul Harrison–Davies, Katie Green, Paul Peart–Smith, Glyn Dillon, I.N.J.Culbard, John Allison, Philip Bond, D'Israeli, Simone Lia, Darryl Cunningham, Jonathan Edwards, Ade Salmon, Kate Charlesworth, Warren Pleece, Kristyna Baczynski, HARVEYJAMES, Rian Hughes, Sean Phillips[...]