Transitions 7: New Directions in Comics Studies

Transitions 7: New Directions in Comics Studies

LONDON | Transitions 7: New Directions in Comics Studies 2016, is a symposium promoting new research and multi-disciplinary academic study of comics, comix, manga and bande dessinée and other forms of sequential art. Transitions is currently the only regula... Read More...
2016 Winners Graphic Short Story Prize won by Matthew Dooley for Colin Turnbull: A Tall Story

Winners of the Graphic Short Story 2016

Matthew Dooley from Ormskirk is the 2016 winner of the Cape Observer Comica Graphic Short Story Prize. He wins £1,000 cash and and his 4-page story will be published in the Observer New Review. Read Winner Mathew Dooley's Graphic Short Story “Colin Turn... Read More...
Cape Observer Comica Graphic Short Story Prize

Graphic Short Story Prize 2016

10th Cape Observer Comica Graphic Short Story Prize 2016 Are You An Aspiring Graphic Novelist? Do You Have An Original Story to Tell? Sharpen your pencils and your wits and have a bash at entering this year's 10th Anniversary competition. Jonathan Cap... Read More...
Coastal Comics Outdoors: Not Everyone Rises an installation by Julian Hanshaw in Rye East Sussex

Comics In The Great Outdoors!

RYE | EAST SUSSEX Comics Outside | Not Everyone Rises. As the summer blazes, now is the time to wander on a coastal tour along the coast of Rye and there, on a fine day with the gulls wheeling, you will discover comics and stories of forgotten days, in the pla... Read More...
Alice In Wonderland an exhibition at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle

When Alice Disappeared

NEWCASTLE | Alice In Wonderland. Alice was a stoic adventurous child, prone to falling asleep regardless of her surroundings, changing size in a disconcerting way, and wandering off and talking to strangers. However, here we celebrate those innocent qualiti... Read More...
By Gum It's Dan Dare! Frank Hampson son Peter talks to Paul Gravett at the Lightbox Gallery in Woking about his father's notable work

By Gum It’s Dan Dare! Frank Hampson Revealed

WOKING | ENGLAND By Gum - Dan Dare! In Conversation With Peter Hampson. A celebration of the visionary genius of Frank Hampson, creator of the Eagle’s ‘Pilot of the Future’ Dan Dare. His son Peter Hampson was the inspiration for the character Flamer Sp... Read More...
The Story Of British Comics So far: Cor! By Gum! Zarjaz at The Lightbox Gallery in Working. Illustration by Asia Alfasi

Cor! By Gum! Zarjaz! A Story Of British Comics

WOKING, ENGLAND | The Story of British Comics So Far: Cor! By Gum! Zarjaz! Just 25 minutes from London Waterloo you can discover the idyll that is Woking and a charming retrospective of British Comics at modernist art gallery The Lightbox. There you will be tr... Read More...
Watch Hannah Berry creator of Adamtine talk about her work

Hannah Berry: Comix Creatrix

Hannah Berry, is the comix creatrix of two graphic novels, most recently, Adamtine (2012) and Britten and Brülightly (2008). Here she describes the process of making comics, and what inspires her art and writing. Hannah Berry's Adamtine A sinister train chil... Read More...
Animation cel from Aladdin and his Marvellous Lamp by Jean Image

Jean Image: Aladdin And The Marvellous Lamp

FRANCE | Here is a clip from Aladdin and the Marvellous Lamp (Aladin et la Lampe Merveilleuse) a 1970 French animated film directed by Jean Image. It is loosely based on the Arabian Nights tale of Aladdin. In the clip magician Abanazar tricks the boy Aladdi... Read More...
The Frank Genius of jim Woodring

The Frank Genius Of Jim Woodring

SEATTLE | Jim Woodring, creator of the fantastical unsettling world of Frank, talks about his thirty years of writing and drawing comics, as he celebrates the publication of his 3D book Frank In the 3rd Dimenion published by Fantagraphics. Part of the Geniu... Read More...