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.
There will also be the presentation of the first ever Leeds Graphic Novel Award, as part of the Leeds Book Awards. The award is for graphic novels aimed at readers between the ages of 11 and 14, and the winner is chosen by children from a number of schools in the Leeds area.
Click here to see the full list of the (very deserving) nominees.
The one day comicon event happens on Saturday, and features comics creators like John Romita Jr. (Kick Ass), Tony Harris (Ex Machina), Becky Cloonan (Demo), Paul Cornell (Action Comics), Duncan Fegredo (Hellboy), and many, many more.
Sunday is the Thought Bubble Bizarre Fair, featuring small press creators, comics jams, workshops, and French lessons