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 2010 Comica Festival takes over the London Print Studio in London W10. The centre-piece of the festival is That’s Novel, an exhibition which will allow you to discover the very best comics by leading international innovators and the British cutting edge, together with related events, conversations and films.

Comica Comiket, the independent comics fair, teams up with the popular, long-running National Collectors Marketplace at the Royal National Hotel, Russell Square, and taking over its own dedicated space, the plush Ellis Room from 12-5pm.
Charlie Adlard, Darryl Cunningham, Paul Duffield, Hunt Emerson, Garen Ewing, Paul Grist, Roger Langridge, Ellen Lindner, Woodrow Phoenix and others will draw live and sign books during the afternoon. The public are admitted free.

Tickets: Admission Free
Where: Royal National Hotel, 38-51 Bedford Way, London
When: Sunday, November 7, 2010 – Noon to 5pm

For more information, and a full listing of events, check the website.


  1. Interesting… that’s the first time I’ve seen “comiket” used outside of the traditional Tokyo event. I wonder if it’s trademarked?

    And is the way it is being used here reflect the Tokyo Comiket, which is comprised entirely of amateur cartoonists producing their own work?