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When Joss Whedon Comes To Your Comic Store

Liz Jordan works at Orbital Comics. I like Liz, she’s funny, friendly and she geeks out at the tiniest mention of comics and comics-related media. And anything Thor related is guaranteed to get her enthusing in a most engaging way. …

The Truth Is A Hall In The Barbican, With Neil Gaiman And Friends

Last night, I have the great pleasure of not going to see Monty Python (I’ll save that for another night) but instead spend a night out in London with Neil Gaiman telling me stories. He has revived his Sydney Opera …

Shaky Kane And David Quantick, At Gosh Comics In London, In Five Hours Time

David Quantick was a co-writer of Brass Eye, and the guy who had to do all the media interviews in the storm of the Brass Eye Special, as Chris Morris had gone on holiday. Remember him? He also wrote for …

Chris Ware’s Poster For Today’s East London Comic Art Festival

The East Coast of the US may be full of comic conventions this weekend, but East London isn’t doing too badly either, as this Chris Ware poster for the event implies. On until 7pm tonight, with guests including the aforementioned …

Fifty-One Cosplay Shots From MCM London Comic Con 2014

Courtesy of Frazer Brown… fifty-one cosplay shots from MCM London Comic Con this weekend. And a far better photographer than I… Frazer will also be attending the NYC Special Edition and NYCC for Bleeding Cool. We are not worthy…

Avengers Assemble Cosplay Panorama From MCM London Comic Con

  Courtesy of Frazer Brown… Clicky for biggy. Much much biggy.  

Storm Dogs Volume 2 Coming From David Hine And Doug Braithwaite

I bumped into David Hine on the Dockland Light Railway platform heading into yesterday’s MCM London Expo, laden down as he was with comics to sell – including his signed script-with-a-signed-comic innovative way for writers to, basically, do what artists …

Kill Shakespeare Takes On More And More Media

Talking to the Kill Shakespeare folk at MCM London Comic Con, I learned that, now that this revisionist Shakespeare comic book has been transformed into a board game and a stage show, Kill Shakespeare is moving to new media. Such …

The Beef, A New Comic From Shaky Kane, Tyler Shainline And Richard Starkings From Image In 2015

At the MCM London Comic Con yesterday, I had the immense pleasure to meet Richard Starking once more, signing and selling plenty of Elephantmen comics at the Travelling Man pavilion. He had a good chat about all manner of things, …

From One Side Of MCM London Comic Con To The Other – Video And Pics – With Added Becky Cloonan

I’ll shortly be heading out to the second day of MCM London Comic Con today, with the kids. But here’s how it was looking on the admittedly quieter Friday… And a look around the show – and find cosplay shots …

CULT Classic – The CULT Party At Orbital Comics in London Was ‘Iggy Pop Meets The Damned’

By Alasdair Stuart April was a good month to be a Ghost. The comic creator collective took over Orbital Comics for a hugely successful, ultimately extended run of signings, exhibitions and, rather splendidly, a live punk set by Vince Paradise …

The Look Of Free Comic Book Day 2014 In London

The first time we went to Orbital Comics, the line was round the block… So, with the girls and their schoolfriends we first popped by Forbidden Planet… … and then Gosh… Before heading back to Orbital, Five Guys… …and home. …

Things To Do In London In May If You Like Comics – And The British Library

Well, obviously, there’s the British Library. Do we have to mention Comics Unmasked exhibition again, opening today? Maybe just the bit where they’ve recreated webcomics that are no longer available online, such as Dave McKean first hypertext narrative, or listening to …

Walking Round Comics Unmasked: Art And Anarchy In The UK At The British Library (Photos + Video)

Wow. I just went for (twenty minutes of) the Comics Unmasked: Art And Anarchy exhibition at the British Library, with familiar face Paul Gravett having worked on it for two years. And it shows. It is an amazing exhibition of …

Rian Hughes’ Logo For The Stan Lee Eagle Awards

  That’s the new Rian Hughes-designed logo for the Stan Lee Eagle Awards, newly renamed and newly rebooted. Long standing British comic book awards, which has had major ownership controversy over recent years, and has moved from the MCM Expo …

Things To Do In Gosh Comics In London This Week

Tonight, Gosh Comics launched the new issue of Yours Days Are Numbers magazine with this Hip Hop Family Tree exclusive print, available from today for £15. Alongside the usual excellent comics coverage, there are interviews with Hip Hop luminaries such as Afrika Bambaattaa …

Hellboy Day, From London To Oklahoma City

This afternoon, Duncan Fegredo, Mike McMahon and Lawrence Campbell were happily signing and sketching away at Gosh Comics in London, for Hellboy Day today, with comics, giveaways and eternal damnation.   There were some nice biccies on hand for the …

Lying In The Gutters – That Was London Super Comic Con That Was

I can’t stop running these photographs. So, yes, there was only one story going to be at the top of this week’s Lying In The Gutters. But I do hope you checked the followup… Top Twenty Traffic Stories Of The …