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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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Saturday (13th) saw the start of the 2016 edition of the world’s largest literary festival as the Edinburgh International Book Festival opened its doors once more. Walking through the gates and into Charlotte Square in...

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This morning I was at the launch for the programme for the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival and, as is now fairly traditional on here, I’ve been scanning through the huge programme – over eight...

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To do in Edinburgh: Capital Sci-Fi Con

February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Edinburgh peeps, don’t forget, coming up this weekend, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th February, is the Capital Sci-Fi Convention at Meadowbank, a not-for-profit convention by fans for fans, featuring pop culture, science fiction, manga, comics...

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Good news, comic peeps! In addition to the recently announced signing in our Glasgow store (on Thursday 19th Nov from 6 to 7pm), David Baillie and Megan Hetrick will also be doing an event in the...

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