From Thursday to Sunday the Thought Bubble Sequential Arts Festival is happening in Leeds. The festival features exhibitions, talks, a 24 hour comic challenge, workshops, film showings, parties, and the launch of Bryan Talbot’s new graphic novel Granville: Mon Amour.
While some creators may go in for the hairless look (as cultivated by Brian K. Vaughan and Grant Morrison) in the minds of many comic book fans beards and talent seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. While Alan Moore is clearly the standard of crazy beards implying good comics, other writers such […]
September may not have seemed to create any records for sales, but if you look more closely at the charts you’ll discover some interesting things. The bottom title on the chart (Farscape #11 from Boom!) sold more copies than any title in the #300 position in almost fifteen years. Even compared to last month the […]
This Friday is the launch party of the third Solipsistic Pop comics anthology. Aiming to spotlight the best in the UK’s alternative comics scene the anthology is the brainchild of Tom Humberstone and this volume features contributions from Marc Ellerby, Lizz Lunney, Philippa Rice, David O’Connell, Rob Davis, and many more.
Tokyopop have revealed the teaser trailer for their new show debuting on Hulu in December. You can watch the trailer here on YouTube. The show features Tokyopop’s Stu Levy and his team of interns (the Otaku 6) criss-crossing the USA, visiting anime events and trying to find greatest Otaku. What is an Otaku? Deb Aoki […]
With images from the upcoming Tintin movies being released I thought it would be a good time to post some photos from my visit to the Hergé Museum earlier this year. The museum is located in in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, about half an hour from Brussels by train. Louvain-la-Neuve is a very new town, and can […]
It wasn’t all fun and games at MCM last weekend. The folks at DDR:UK had some supposed journalists steal from their booth Sunday morning. Thankfully the perpetrators were caught, but come on people, don’t do this. On Sunday the 31st of October 2010, at just past 9am in the morning, our webcam was running to […]
This weekend, the second New England Webcomics Weekend is happening in Easthampton, MA. Guests are a veritable who’s who of the webcomics world, including R. Stevens (Diesel Sweeties), Chris Hastings (Adventures of Dr. McNinja), Ryan North (Dinosaur Comics), John Allison (Scary Go Round), Kate Beaton (Hark! A Vagrant), and too many more to list. There […]
This weekend marks the start of the Comica London International Comics Festival. Over the next month there will be many events including talks by Charlie Adlard (THE WALKING DEAD), Ho Che Anderson (KING), and Bryan Talbot (GRANDVILLE), art exhibitions, launch parties, and the Comiket Independent Comics Fair this weekend. Between November 5 and December 1 […]
The combination of Halloween and the MCM Expo in London this past weekend has left me incredibly drained. About 46,500 people attended the three day event, making it the biggest MCM yet. There also seemed to be quite a number of people that didn’t buy tickets and just came to stand around the ExCel centre […]