ARTICLES TAGGED FOR:
Interview with Co-Curator Laurence Grove
From hieroglyphics to Frank Quitely’s originals, this exhibition explores how comics are constantly being reinvented. More...
Posted: June 19, 2016
HETA-UMA & MANGARO:
40 Years Of Wild Japanese Graphics
Three generations of Japanese artists are spotlighted in two landmark French exhibitions of underground manga art. More...
Posted: January 23, 2015
Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy In The UK:
A Co-Curator's Top Ten Best In Show
Ten outstanding items on display at the British Library's biggest ever exhibition of UK comics in this country. More...
Posted: July 13, 2014
Comics and the Critics:
A Freakish Kind of Writing
Comics have always had their critics but what lies behind their peculiar resistance to the blending of prose & pictures? More...
Posted: May 18, 2014
A Curator's Perspective
Paul Gravett explains the genesis of the PG16-rated exhibition he has co-curated for The British Library. More...
Posted: May 4, 2014
Art and Anarchy in the UK
The British Library hosts the UK's biggest comics exhibition to date on class, sexuality, violence, politics, heroes & drugs. More...
Posted: March 14, 2014
Let Me Feel Your Finger First:
Ontologically Anxious Organism
Like a twisted but unified universe, fresh members keep joining this dysfunctional, discomforting 'Familienalbum'. More...
Posted: March 3, 2013
Adventures in Comics 3:
The Great Tree
Local, national & international creators respond to this theme with extraordinary diversity & originality. More...
Posted: February 17, 2013
Score and Script
An interview with Miers about his comics experiment & exhibition involving 23 top British cartoonists. More...
Posted: December 6, 2012
Soft City in Milton Keynes
The Norwegian artist's lost masterpiece is being rediscovered in book form and a one-man touring exhibition. More...
Posted: August 17, 2012
On Eagle’s Wings:
The British Comics Boom 1950-1969
When Britain was a world powerhouse of comics publishing, commissioning national & international illustrators. More...
Posted: July 16, 2012
Her first career-spanning retrospective opens at the Belgian Comic Strip Centre. More...
Posted: June 3, 2012
The worlds of Disney and Lovecraft collide in the amazing comics of Spain's Max. More...
Posted: May 1, 2012
On the eve of his first major museum retrospective in Paris, Crumb looks back and looks ahead. More...
Posted: April 8, 2012
Stories from Today & Tomorrow
Berlin comics group Moga Mobo join Asian artists to explore sustainability issues in the cities of today and the future. More...
Posted: April 1, 2012
His next film project and exhibition reunite him with his talismanic cartoon critters Los Garriris. More...
Posted: March 13, 2011
Lifting Comics From The Page!
Surveying today's innovators in the comics medium with a special emphasis on the British-based cutting edge. More...
Posted: October 24, 2010
The Shapes Of Comics To Come
Hypercomics push against the traditional constraints of the printed comics page. More...
Posted: September 5, 2010
Although no longer selling over a million copies an issue, Viz remains as funny and merciless as ever. More...
Posted: August 29, 2010
Frames Of Reference:
The Progress Of British Comics
Paul Gravett charts the early origins and traditions of British humorous comics. More...
Posted: July 11, 2010
A Rich Culture Of Cartoons & Comics
Comica celebrates Argentina's unusually rich culture of cartoons and comics. More...
Posted: June 13, 2010
The House That Jack Built
No other single creator has had such a powerful impact on 20th century American comic books as Jack Kirby. More...
Posted: May 2, 2010
Tove Jansson's Dreamworld
Paul Gravett curates an exhibition celebrating the artistry and imagination of a unique, visionary storyteller. More...
Posted: March 7, 2010
Angoulême International BD Festival 2010:
The Annual French Celebration of Comics
This global convergence of amateurs, pros, comics creators and consumers, is the biggest in the world. More...
Posted: February 7, 2010
Professor Munakata's British Museum Adventure
The British Museum plays host to the fictional ethnologist Professor Munakata. More...
Posted: January 1, 2010
PG Tips Special:
The Graphic Novelist's Progress
To know where we are going to, we need to know where we've come from. More...
Posted: December 20, 2009
The Bigger Picture
Explore an exhibition of fantastic images from contemporary comics, manga and graphic novels. More...
Posted: December 6, 2009
R. Crumb Uncovered
Robert Crumb can no longer be typecast and pigeon-holed in our media circus and public presumptions. More...
Posted: November 11, 2009
The Great War In Comics
We forget too easily that wars are not fought by the generals and commanders, but by ordinary people. More...
Posted: September 20, 2009
He's an unstoppable force, bringing his natural spontaneity to everything he touches. More...
Posted: September 13, 2009
In Search Of The Atom Style:
Use the mood of the past to rewire your brain for the future! More...
Posted: July 12, 2009
In Search Of The Atom Style:
There is no risk of the Atom Style going out of style as international artists continue to use its playfulness. More...
Posted: June 8, 2009
In Search Of The Atom Style:
The 'Atom Style' is a vibrant artistic movement - constantly changing, relevant and truly international. More...
Posted: May 31, 2009
Frames Of Reference
An exhibition part of BD Comic Strip: Brussels 2009, a year-long, city-wide programme of comics activities. More...
Posted: April 7, 2009
Manga At The Royal Academy:
The Making Of Manga Mania
The modern Japanese comic owes much to the greatest of Japanese print artists, Utagawa Kuniyoshi. More...
Posted: March 22, 2009
Intimate & Strange Situations
A cross-pollination has taken place between the worlds of comics and art over the years. More...
Posted: March 30, 2008
From Superman To The Rabbi’s Cat:
At the dawn of the 20th Century American comics were lowbrow art, devised by immigrants for immigrants. More...
Posted: December 21, 2007
He is a master of American comics and has not stopped re-imagining what comics can do. More...
Posted: June 15, 2007
Art Out Of Time:
Unknown Comics Visionaries
Dan Nadel is convinced that the comics work of 29 lesser-known, unsung, creators deserve reappraisal. More...
Posted: September 3, 2006
Masters Of American Comics:
Comic Art Comes In From The Cold
Is the art world's latest attempt to understand comics another fleeting flirtation? More...
Posted: August 27, 2006
Making An Exhibition Of Themselves
How do you exhibit comics? Do comics even belong in museums and galleries? More...
Posted: August 20, 2006