With Christmas and New Year disappearing into the distant past, it’s time to start thinking about comic conventions again, and this means we turn our attention to the traditional season opener The True Believers Comic Festival 2020, which is held in Jury’s Inn, Cheltenham on Saturday 1st February 2020. One of our favourite events of […]
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.
This years Thought Bubble festival saw it move from its traditional home of Leeds to the picturesque spa town of Harrogate. But would this be a move be a better fir for the annual highlight of the comics calendar? Or would it see Thought Bubbie lose its unique identity?
The fantastic Nottingham Comic Convention 2019 will be returning to Xxx on October 16th. One of the most enjoyable events of the year with a great focus on indie and small press comics, alongside some great big names, this years event is set to feature: Staz Johnson, Rachael Smith (Wired Up Wrong), Sally Jane Thompson […]
This November the annual Thought Bubble comic convention returns. With a new venue in Harrogate, to looks set to continue it’s role as the focal point of the UK comic convention calendar thanks to it’s fantastic mix of high profile comic creators from around the world as well as the best of UK indie and […]
Now entering it’s fifth year, the briliant Leamington Comic Convention returns this October with it’s usual mix of indie friendly exhibitors alongside writers and artists who have worked on some of the biggest titles in comics. Taking place on Saturday the 5th of October, it is returning to the fantastic All Saints Parish Church in […]
This weekend we heady to the sunny south coast and the Portsmouth International Comic Convention. A joint venture put on my Tripwire and the Portsmouth Guildhall this two day event had it all, from comics to cosplay to TV and film and more. Set it the truly spectacular Portsmouth Guidhall, we arrived at the Portsmouth […]
This weekend we’ll be heading to the south coast, and the Portsmouth Independent Comic Convention. Situated in the city’s historic Guildhall it claims to be the largest convention on the south coast, and will feature the usual mix of guest panels, signings, showcases, competitions, cosplay, special events and merchandise. While the show’s main focus will […]
Cardiff Comics Carnival took place under glorious Welsh sunshine in the heart of the capital at 10 Feet Tall on Sunday 24th March. The event was launched by a local group of comics’ creators including Ioan Morris and Josh Hicks along with fellow Cardiffian and local musician Andrew Rhys Lewis. With no Cardiff Comics Expo […]
With much of the country covered in snow and ice, it was time for the UK comic scene to begin with True Believers Comic Festival 2019.
Every month in ComicScene magazine we write a column about a particular issue to do with indie and small press comics. For volume 2 issue 1 (now on sale here) we looked at 10 fantastic small press friendly comic conventions that we’re looking forward to in 2019.