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Enniskillen Comic Fest 2018 A new venue for one of the friendliest and most relaxed comic conventions in Europe allowed considerable expansion for Enniskillen Comic fest. The two hour journey from Dublin on fine roads,...

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Angouleme 2018 – the nominees

January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

As explained in my previous post, every new edition of the Angoulême Festival comes with a generous number of awards, each with an equally general amount of nominees. It is safe to say that if...

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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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2000 AD : 40 Years Of Thrill Power Festival

February 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

11th February 2017, Novatel Hammersmith This was an incredible convention. The atmosphere was fantastic and vibrant, everyone was so excited, and the only complaint was deciding what to do as there were important choices to...

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Even though I finished work at 5.30AM in London on a mild autumnal Saturday morning, within a few hours I was in the Camden Court Hotel in Dublin’s city centre, amongst friends and fans at...

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Dublin Comic Con Report

August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dublin Comic Con – Convention Centre Dublin, 6th and 7th of August 2016 You know when you board a plane in London, bound for Dublin, and people are wearing the trappings and paraphernalia of comics...

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The growing excitement of an impending San Diego Comic Con. Even though I am five hundred miles from San Diego at the time of writing, the hype, excitement and wishing of being there is palpable...

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Can you feel the Force?

May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the Love of the Force, a major Star Wars fan convention is coming to the Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Trafford Park, Manchester, this December 5th! Stars, props, sets, Jedi training school, comics artists and...

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Walt Simonson draws Beta Ray Bill & Thor

May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

YouTube user Kameliter posted this short video of one of the great master of comics, Walter Simonson, sketching for fans at the  Hawthorne High Comic Art Show in New Jersey. Here Walt is sketching a...

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Festivals in January? There can be only one

January 4, 2011 | 10 Comments

Our monthly overview of comics festivals in Europe is a bit shorter than we would like it to be this time.  However, it’s quite understandable – after all, who in his right mind is going...

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