Thought Bubble continue to be the pinnacle of the Comic Convention calendar for indie and small press comic creators, and this year’s event looks set to be even bigger and better than ever! With a guest list that include some of the biggest names in comics (such as Brian K Vaughan, Sara Pichelli and more) alongside the very best of the UK indie scene it’s a must attend event for anyone who loves comics. We take a look at some of the books being released on the weekend.

thoughtbubble-logo2016-200This weekend saw the great and the good of the UK comic scene descend on Leeds for the annual Thought Bubble Comics Arts Festival. As well as featuring big names from the mainstream it was also one of the most important weekend’s for the indie and small press scene with dozens of new books being released and showcased. We take a look at some of our favourites – and we’ll keep updating it as we gradually work our way through our pile of books to read from the weekend!

Lizzie-Boyle-SaysFollowing on from last month’s  column about ‘why I love digital comics’ we would like to welcome the brilliant Lizzie Boyle to Pipedream Comics as a regular columnist with the first of here series of article ‘Lizzie Boyle Says’. In this first instalment she looks at the secrets to buying and selling small press comics at UK comic conventions. So if you’re going to a convention like ThoughtBubble in Leeds at the end of the month check out her advice, you never know it might help you find the best comic you’ve never read!