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Paul Gravett’s Statement On The Postponement Of Comiket To 2015

We reported on the cancellation of London’ Comica Comiket small press comics festivel a week ahead of its intended date over the weekend. Comica organiser Paul Gravett sent the following to Bleeding Cool this morning. We are very sorry to say …

The Last Weekend Of Comics Unmasked At The British Library Has So Many Delights And Surprises. I Wish I Was There.

If I was in London this weekend, I would be going to the British Library for the Comica Weekend. But I’m not. I’m in Banbury recovering from surgery. I’d go to the Bryan Lee O’Malley talk on Friday, The Great …

Things To Do In London In July If You Like Comics – Neil Gaiman, Melinda Gebbie, Steve Rude, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Dave Gibbons, Robert Crumb And More

I live in London. And it seems that, in 2014, it’s The Year Of Comics. So many cool things happening in and around the city. Here’s what’s coming up in the coming month – feel free to send in your …

Thursday Runaround – Wayne Manor In Lego, Hawkeye In Cake

HAWKCAKE What kind of cake to make for a 25 year old geek. I wish I had at any point in my life had such a cake. CINEMATIC VISION Kevin Maguire puts the Marvel Studio actors to work. Y: THE …

Monday Morning Runaround – A Rood Awakening (UPDATE)

BOOM GOES THE DYNAMITE Something new and… war based? From Boom! in March… a bullethole in an army helmet. Anyone care to translate the flag? COMICS LIBRARIAN Paul Gravett writes; First announcements and first image (Dave Gibbons’ cover to The …

Things To Do In London This Weekend If You Like Comics

TODAY: Poles Apart, a free exhibition of twelve innovators in the field of Polish comics, begins at Windows Gallery at Central Saint Martins near King’s Cross under the 16th, with a free workshop for students at the Platform Theatre Foyer …

Comics Art by Paul Gravett – An Understanding Comics For The 21st Century?

Comics Art is a new book by British comics expert, curator and historian, Paul Gravett, published on 7th November by Tate Gallery. Richly illustrated with many images taken from original artwork and rare artifacts, Comics Art gives a fascinating, accessible …

Paul Gravett, Stripped

Gary Gray, our Senior Scottish Correspondent, writes; It was appropriate that the first event I was attending at Stripped, the comic book strand of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, would be by comic historian/ journalist/ publisher/ editor /man at the …

The Guardian Announces A Masterclass For Creating A Graphic Novel

Well this sounds like fun. From The Guardian newspaper; Curated by graphic novel publisher SelfMadeHero, this in-depth full-day seminar covers everything you could need to know, from the history of the artform to the mechanics of getting published. With tutors …

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 Week In Comica

Comica, the annual comics festival in London, is well into its November programming for its ninth year. Here are a few highlights still to come this week. The UK premiere of the documentary about Alison Bechdel, The Paper Mirror documentary …

Pop Culture Hounding Marvel NOW! and Paul Gravett

Chris Thompson writes; The Marvel Now! odyssey continues as Taylor & I set our sights on A+X #1 and Wolverine & The X-Men #19 (which was a surprise inclusion under the Marvel Now! banner this week). Then I conduct an …

Comics, War, Garth Ennis And Pat Mills

My second-to-local university is involved with the Comics And Conflict conference being held at the Imperial War Museum in London in August. Conference speakers and guests include Pat Mills of 2000AD, World War III and Charley’s War, Martin Barker and …

Monday Trending Topics: Comics You Could Spend The Next 20 Years Reading

I have to admit I’m one of those people who hates Top x lists. Because usually you can glance through them and see a glaring omission or disappointing inclusion that renders the rest of the list suspect from your own …

1001 Comics Paul Gravett Wants You To Read Before You Die

Paul Gravett is one of the most influential people in comics. His Fast Fiction stall at London comic marts sold many self published works and his publishing efforts, including Escape magazine, saw the publication of early works from the likes …