Bristol Comic and Zine Fair 2014For comic fans in the south west of the UK, the Bristol Comic and Zine Fair returns to the city for a fourth year this October. Celebrating the world of DIY and independent publishing the BCZF brings together artists, writers, and self-publishers from across Bristol and further afield for a one-day market. There’ll be comics, zines, independent magazines, prints, handmade art objects and more on sale throughout the day, direct from the artists.

Leamington Comic Convention avatarAs well as the big global comic conventions like NYCC or SDCC there are also loads of great small conventions based in the UK which fans who can’t make a trip across the pond should really check out. Making it’s debut this year is the Leamington Comic Con on October 18th 2014 and to celebrate adding another event great comics date to our diary we caught up with it’s founder Dan Mallier to find out what makes his convention different from all the rest.