Lauren Franceschini

House of Illustration’s Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics

London’s House of Illustration, the UK’s only public gallery dedicated solely to illustration, will continue to host Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics until May 15th. Comix Creatrix features original artwork from 100 female writer/illustrators whose genres vary anywhere from the 1800s to present day, observational comedy to surreal fantasy, challenging biography and subversive dissent. […]

 Tari Eguruze

Bring Your Short Stories to Life

Bring Your Short Stories to Life

The Observer has once again announced their annual Graphic Short Story Prize. Aspiring graphic novelists are given the opportunity to present their own original stories as a short 4 page comic strip. The winning entry will be published in the Observer New Review in addition to a £1000 cash prize. While the runner up will […]

 Nadia Rasheed

Proof That Creativity is Contagious

Proof That Creativity is Contagious

Comic artist Madéleine Flores of Portland, Oregon is definitely one to watch. She’s already drawn a graphic novel – entitled THE GIRL AND THE GORILLA – and has been solicited by the likes of Cartoon Network! It comes as no surprise; Madéleine’s work is both endearing and amusing – a testament to her creativity. Watch this space […]

 Tari Eguruze

The 21st Century Comics Art Debate

The 21st Century Comics Art Debate

Don’t miss the Comics Debate this Saturday evening as apart of the Comica London International Arts Festival. Paul Gravett is joined by cutting-edge graphic novelists to present his new book ‘Comics Art’ from Tate Publishing. Guests include Gareth Brookes (The Black Project), Daniel Merlin Goodbrey (e-merl.com), Katie Green (Lighter Than My Shadow), John Miers (Babel, Score […]

 Tari Eguruze

Understanding Poetry & Comics

Understanding Poetry & Comics

Last Saturday I had the opportunity to participate in probably one of the first and only Poetry & Comics courses, hosted by the Poetry School in Lambeth. The 1 day course was being led by Poetry & Comics aficionado Chrissy Williams. Chrissy has had her own poetry comics published, showcasing not only her own poetry, […]

 Andrew Cumner-Price

ComicCon’s Cosplayers

ComicCon’s Cosplayers

On the weekend of October 25, the MCM Comic Con took place at the Excel Centre in London. The UK’s largest Pop-Culture convention was host to over 70’000 fans, who made the journey to see content from companies such as the BBC, Nintendo and Microsoft and the chance to meet special guests like Doctor Who’s […]

 Tari Eguruze

Explore Poetry & Comics with Chrissy Williams

Explore Poetry & Comics with Chrissy Williams

The Poetry School is offering a one day ‘Poetry & Comics‘ course in London in the beginning of November. ‘The Bear of the Artist’ written by Chrissy Williams and Illustrated by Tom Humberstone. Under the guidance of Chrissy Williams, you can spend the day learning how to express poetry through the visual language of sequential comic art. The course […]

 Tari Eguruze

London’s Largest Comic Convention

London’s Largest Comic Convention

MCM London Comic Con is returning to the Excel Centre 25-27 October! London’s biggest comics, anime, film, games, and pop culture convention returns to London for the second time this year at the end of October, hosting over 70,000 visitors and guests from all over the world. As always there is the opportunity to meet the […]