In our continued search to bring you the best comics focused UK conventions and festivals, we chat to Goons of the Galaxy creator (and The Pull List contributor) Marc Jackson about the up coming MACC-POW! – a comics art festival, coming Macclesfield on July 1st. We find out why this little convention based in the north of England is managing to stand out from the crowd!
Convention season is nearly upon us, and the now traditional opening event of the year for us at Pipedream Comics is the wonderful True Believers Comic Festival in Cheltenham. With a great mix of creators and some of the best small press and indie stars around, it’s everything that a comic convention should be. With the convention scene getting tougher than ever, we catch up with founder Stuart Mulrain to find out what they have planned for the True Believers in 2017!
After a 2 year hiatus, Bristol Comic Expo returns to the Double Tree by Hilton on Saturday 6th August 2016, for a special showcase event with big name comic guests, a small press spotlight, expo exclusives from creators and much more! Now being run by the team behind the excellent Cardiff Independent Comics Expo we have high hopes for this year’s event and so take a look at what will be happening at this year’s jam packed event!
This February sees the return of one of the UK’s newest and best comic conventions as the True Believers Comic Festival 2016 is set to take place at Cheltenham Race Course on the 6th of February. After the success of last year’s event we catch up with organiser Stuart Mulrain to see what will be different about it this year and what we can look forward to at the True Believers Comic Festival 2016.
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 their passion with like-minded friends – and after all, isn’t that what events like this are supposed to be all about?!
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.