ComICA – Friday 6th November

Sadly no one blew up Parliament last night. Maybe next year.

Here are a bunch of ComICA events starting today. See yesterday for more of the ongoing ones.

Black Powers
Black comic book creators John Aggs, Patrice Aggs and Woodrow Phoenix talk with the curators of an exhibition on black representations in comic books.
Free, Swiss Cottage Library, Camden, London, tonight, 6.30pm to 8pm

Little Pencil: Sarah McIntyre
Sarah McIntyre, creator of Vern & Lettuce and illustrator of Morris The Mankiest Monster by Giles Andreae, conducts this drawing-to-music workshop for those aged 4 to 11.
£4 (Free to Westminster residents), Reading Room, ICA, The Mall, London, tonight, 4.30pm to 6pm

Ctrl.Alt.Shift Unmasks Corruption
The Ctrl.Alt.Shift Unmasks Corruption comic is exhibited alongside a look at how comics have highlighted political issues. Expect everything from Hogarth to Brought To Light. It will include the collaborative piece by Lightspeed Champion and the winner of the Ctrl.Alt.Shift Unmasks Corruption Competition.
Free, Lazarides, Greek Street, Soho, London, until November 30th

War: The Human Cost
Part of the above exhibition, Sean Duffield from Paper Tiger Comix will be previewing comics from his forthcoming war-themed anthology.
Free, Lazarides, Greek Street, Soho, London, until November 30th.


The Joy Of Toy
A look at how sub-culture cartoonists have invaded the mainstream through character and toy design, to the extrent that Kidrobot now exhibvits at Selfridges. Includes work by Kaws, Michael Lau, Eric So, Bounty Hunter and James Jarvis.
Free, Eastwick Gallery, 214 Brick Lane, London, until November 15th

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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