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Angouleme 2018 – the Grand Prix

January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday last, the organisers of the Angoulême Festival announced the three creators that are in the running for the Grand Prix, the lifetime achievement award with which the Festival wants to honor an original...

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Gerry Anderson’s creations have entertained and delighted generations of kids, both his pioneering Supermarionation puppet shows and his live action sci-fi series, always with fabulous designs (that made oh such equally fabulous toys!). For many...

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Angouleme 2018 – Counting down

January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s the New Year! And so everybody who’s even slightly interested in comics is either preparing to go to the French city of Angoulême for the 45th edition of the International Comics Festival, or finding bad...

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Edinburgh Comic Art Festival

December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

This weekend saw the second ECAF (Edinburgh Comic Art Festival), following its debut last winter in Summerhall (reviewed here), this year it had relocated to the Out of the Blue Drill Hall, just off Leith...

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The grand Bryan Talbot Grandville exhibition

November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Byan Talbot’s Grandville Exhibition, Orbital Comics London Opened 6th of November, running until the 5th December I took the opportunity to visit the Grandville Art Exhibition at Orbital Comics in London, and was very impressed...

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Competitions: Win tickets to MCM London!!!

October 19, 2017 | 1 Comments

The huge MCM London bash is coming up on 27th-29th of October, and we will have our usual stand there, where colelagues tell me we will also be selling some very special, exclusive items in...

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Over the last week and a bit I’ve been enjoying some time off and my annual sojourn at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the largest public literary event on the planet – this year boasting...

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European Comics Festivals in September

August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

After the long half-sleep of the summer months, the comics world traditionally comes back to life in September, when the school year starts again, publishers of all kinds vie for the attention of the public,...

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I’ve been meaning to pay a visit to one of my favourite places in Glasgow, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum to check out their Frank Quitely exhibition. As a comics creator working in Glasgow it’s...

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Small Press Day in Glasgow

July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Saturday 8th was the second Small Press Day at venues around the UK and Ireland, a chance to celebrate our incredibly diverse and vibrant small press comics and ‘zines creators. Forbidden Planet Glasgow had organised...

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