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Chris Ware And Joe Sacco, Stripped In Edinburgh

Bleeding Cool’s Senior Scottish Correspondent Gary Gray writes from Edinburgh; For the last few years the Edinburgh Book Festival has been dipping its toe in comics. Normally the Book Festival focuses on purely the written medium with a few comics …

The Locust Moon Comics Festival Doubles In Size, Returns To Philadelphia, October 5th

By Hannah Means-Shannon After a successful inaugural year in 2012, taking over the same space as the previously running Philadelphia Alternative Comic Con, the Locust Moon Festival is returning on October 5th, moving to a bigger venue at the Rotunda …

Chris Ware, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Joe Sacco, Posy Simmonds, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell And More At Edinburgh’s “Stripped” Event

Chris Ware, Joe Sacco, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell and Posy Simmonds are taking are part in Stripped as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Other names include Denise Mina, Paul Gravett, Melinda Gebbie, Warren …

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival – The UK Does Angouleme?

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is an attempt to bring the comic book festival more common in European cities such as Angouleme or BICS. On the back of renewed media interest in the graphic novel, after the award success …

Harlem To Host Its First Black Comic Book Festival To Launch In January

On Saturday, January 12th from 10am to 4pm, The Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture of Harlem, New York, will be launching their first Black Comic Festival. It is described as “a dynamic festival for young people that celebrates …

Tickets For The Frightfest Halloween All-Nighter Go On Sale Tonight

Including full program listing.

Record-Breaking Program For Frightfest 13 Is Loaded With Exciting Stuff – Full Listing Revealed

The best film festival I have ever been to has just gotten bigger.

The East London Comics Art Festival, Tomorrow. In Terribly Fashionable Shoreditch, Don’t You Know.

Last month I went to the launch of Dudebox, a new customizable vinyl figure line, at a club in East London.  It was the most Nathan Barleyish event I’d ever been to and I used to work in advertising. Tomorrow …

Rick Olney Interviewed By… Artful Angie

A couple of weeks ago, Bleeding Cool ran a piece on the About Heroes podcast, and their decision to run what appeared to be a puff piece interview with Rick Olney that talked about his history in comics, without at …

Lewis Trondheim Asks Angoulême To Change

Legendary French cartoonist and one of the founders of L’Association, Louis Trondheim has written an open letter to the largest comics festival in the world, Angoulême, published in the major French newspaper, Le Monde yesterday. Here is an attempt at …

Sundance Announce The Cool, Cutting Edge And Out Of Competiton Films

There are several sidebars at Sundance that offer a platform to films not selected for the main competition, The Spotlight, Park City at Midnight, New Frontier and Next <=> schedules. Some expect this to be where the real gems lie …

Single Tickets For Frightfest Go On Sale August 1st – My Top Ten Picks

You may not have the time, money or stomach for five days of horror and fantasy film previews and premieres, but even if you skipped over the weekend and day passes, there’s always the single film tickets for Frightfest. These …

Zoo Publish Free Comics Mag For Angoulême – And It’s Free To Read Here Too

French comics magazine Zoo is publishing a free special edition for Angoulême. And, because it’s free, they’re putting it online in advance too. The cover is a Peanuts homage by Boulet.

Tokyo Starts Comic Con Wars

As a protest against the new laws in Tokyo to restrict sales of sexually explicit comic books to under-eighteens, the biggest comic book and anime producers in Japan, including Kodansha Ltd, Shogakukan Inc. and Shueisha Inc pulled out of next …

Comica At The London Print Studio

This is what happens when upu mess with a comics arts festival. It up sticks and moves across town. Issues with the Institute of Contemporary Art have seen the annual ComICA festival drop those capitals to become plain old Comica …