On the 23rd of April, Andy Diggle and David Lloyd will kick off the Sci Fi London Comic Festival in London, with a panel centred on twenty-five years of John Constantine: Hellblazer at the Apollo Piccadilly cinema, Lower Regent Street.
This is a precursor to a central London two day comics festiva curated by ALex Fitch,l with Ilya, V.V. Brown, China Mieville, Denise Mina, Roger Brown, Hannah Berry, Huw J Davies, Ian Edginton and Yuri Kore and more running at the BFI on the South Bank on the May Bank Holiday weekend on the 30th APril and 1st May.
Panels will include “Poe, Lovecraft and comics”, “Manga Jiman”, “Comics and moving pictures” and “City of Abacus”, Hannah Berry will be previewing her new book “Adamtime”, the long awaited follow-up to the acclaimed “Britten and Brülightly” plus children’s workshops run by creators from “Solipsistic Pop” and a screening of 20 minutes of footage from the new film “Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts” followed by a discussion of the writer’s work with some of his collaborators.
With Kapow happening in Islington, North London on the 9th/10th April and MCM London Expo in the Docklands, East London on the 27th-29th May, it’s going to be a busy time for all London comic book fans!