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Edinburgh Comic Con

April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

(all photos from my Flickr, click to see the larger ones on Flickr) Over the weekend I was enjoying the 2018 Edinburgh Comic Con, again at the rather good venue in the city’s conference centre,...

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Small Press Sunday at Forbidden Planet Edinburgh

February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sunday 25th of February will be a special Small Press Sunday at Forbidden Planet Edinburgh in the heart of the city’s historic Old Town. A trio of Indy small press creators will be along between...

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Capital Sci-Fi Con

February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

It was the Capital Sci-Fi Con at the weekend in Edinburgh, the fan-run, not-for-profit comics and science fiction convention returning to the city, this time in the city’s Corn Exchange, and boy was it busy...

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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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Yesterday I was at the launch for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival programme, and have been happily thumbing through the programme to pick out some of the SF&F and comics-related events of special interest...

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Edinburgh Comic Con

April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the Easter holiday weekend we had the Edinburgh Comic Con, organised by Hero Conventions. This is the first time I’ve had a chance to attend since they relocated to the modern Edinburgh International Conference...

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Edinburgh Comic Art Festival

November 29, 2016 | 1 Comments

Over the weekend of the 26th and 27th of November the very first Edinburgh Comic Art Festival (ECAF) took place in Summerhall, once the old Royal Dick Veterinary School’s buildings, now one of the festival...

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Peeps, don’t forget this weekend is the first Edinburgh Comic Art Festival (ECAF), taking place on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November at the excellent Summerhall (great arts hub and studios in the buildings of...

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On Saturday I had the pleasure of chairing a talk with Mary and Bryan Talbot, who were paying a return visit to the Edinburgh International Book Festival to discuss their fascinating graphic novel from Cape,...

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Comics: Tom Gauld at the Edinburgh Book Fest

August 26, 2016 | 2 Comments

I had the pleasure of chairing Tom Gauld‘s event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival earlier this week. After we’d introduced ourselves Tom gave a terrific short reading (with sound effects – “ping!”) and slideshow...

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