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Comics: Dave Gibbons at the Lightbox this week

October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bethany from the Lightbox Gallery in Woking alerts us to a forthcoming talk by current Comics Laureate, top artist and all-round good egg, Dave Gibbons, taking place on Wednesday 26th October at 7pm, to coincide...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense #83)

October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yes, it has gotten around to Friday again (already, how the weeks zap past) and that means it is time for our weekly quick-hit news and links digest: An interesting series of events for your...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #82

October 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Friday again and time once more for our weekly quick-hit news and links round up: Boing Boing reports that Portland Zine Queen, literary and community activist Chloe Eudaly, sickened by the city’s problem, especially the...

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Awards: the Young People’s Comic Award 2016

September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Adam Cadwell alerts us to the news that the YPCA – the Young Person’s Comics Award, the part of the British Comic Awards focusing on good graphic reading for younger fans – has announced their...

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It was a strange morning for Flemish creator Tom Bouden earlier this week, when internet contacts alerted him of the fact that he was the subject of a heated controversy in Columbia, on the other...

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Upcoming: the Safari Festival

August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Breakdown Press alert us to their forthcoming Safari Festival at Protein Studios in Shoreditch, London, on Saturday 27th of August (nicely timed for the bank holiday weekend), an event which promises: “A new wave of...

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A Target for Tommy

July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Barry Hutchison has posted an update on Beano and Doctor Who scribe Tommy Donbavand. As regular readers will know Tommy (and his family) have been put through the wringer, first of all with his cancer...

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Awards: The Stan Lee Excelsior winners

June 28, 2016 | 1 Comments

The Stan Lee Excelsior Awards are unusual in that these are concerned not just with comics for younger readers, but which are actually chosen by those readers, with thousands of school children around the UK...

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Comics: Tommy Donbavand update

June 10, 2016 | 2 Comments

A few weeks ago Matt Badham interviewed Beano and YA writer Tommy Donbavand here on the blog. As well as discussing his work Tommy was also frank about the wretched medical situation he’s in, battling...

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Comics: Small Press Day

May 19, 2016 | 1 Comments

Small Press Day is coming on Saturday July 9th at various locations around the UK and Ireland, celebrating the incredibly vibrant and diverse small press scene in these islands (many of which we’ve covered here...

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