For many music goers the re-scheduling of the Shrewsbury Fields Forever weekender was a huge disappointment, but the Shrewsbury International Comic Festival did its best to sustain a certain sense of the festivities. Sitting alongside the tranquil River Severn in Quarry Park, and surrounded by the medieval beauty of Shrewsbury, this was a fun and […]
Category: Comic Conventions
We look ahead to some of the best UK comic conventions, with exclusive previews and interviews from the people behind them. We look back at some of our favourite UK Comic Convention with in depth show reports telling you about everything that happened as well as our guide to the best books that were available on the day.
What a month we had celebrating all things comics and comic book related over April at the Birmingham Comics Festival 2016. Building on last year’s freshman offerings, this sophomore showing was braver and bolder, with a good mix of events both entertaining and informative, and all inclusive in one way or another. A festival for the […]
The full list of all the Birmingham Comics Festival’s events running across April have now all been confirmed and set in stone, from a Mike Carey signing, to a very special one-off exclusive screening of Future Shock! The 2000AD Story at the Mac, Birmingham with guest speakers Ian Edginton, Jimmy Broxton, Ian Richardson and Phil Winslade, […]
After attending smaller events like True Believers 2016 this year, going to London Super Comic Convention 2016 is a bit like watching your favorite band at Wembley Stadium after only seeing them in a nightclub the week before. Sure the scale is impressive, but does it lack a certain intimacy that you get with the […]
With 2016 now in full swing, the time has come for convention season to get underway and first out of the gate is the trip down to Cheltenham Racecourse as neither the heavy winds or torrential rain seemed enough to dampen the spirits of the fans, creators or agents alike making their pilgrimage to the new […]
With London Super Comic Convention 2016 fast approaching we take a look at all the breaking news on one of the UK’s top comic conventions. UPDATED: Now includes the 6th wave of guests to be announced!
This weekend saw the return of Leamington Comic Con 2015 with a new venue, more activities and a stellar line up of guests headlined by Aces Weekly’s David Lloyd, but was this enough to make this small show into a big deal?
This weekend we returned to the sleepy Wiltshire town of Melksham for one of our favourite events of the year – Melksham Comic Convention 2015. It may not be the biggest event or have the most high profile names, but it creates an opportunity for comic fans of all ages to get together and celebrate […]
“We celebrate the independent comic creators that come to Melksham” Melksham Comic Con 2015 organiser Hayley Spencer on this year’s event
It’s not long to go before our friends at the Melksham Comic Con 2015 open their doors for another year. One of the best local conventions in the UK, we catch up with Conventions organiser to find out about their plans for this year’s events and what’s been happening with her and her team.
What started as a quirky movie night has morphed into a multimedia live action extravaganza that mat just be the ultimate fan experience. We take a rebellious journey to a galaxy far far away for Secret Cinema The Empire Strikes Back