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Interview: Julie Tait:
Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Its first edition is audaciously ambitious & its director brims over with vivacity & vision. More...
Posted: August 5, 2013

Stripped at Edinburgh Book Festival:
A New Programme & Award

Edinburgh celebrates comics & graphic novels in style this August with a packed programme & new award. More...
Posted: July 1, 2013

BD & Comics Passion:
Something To Suit Every Passion

This third annual long weekender invites you to explore the very finest in British and French graphic novels. More...
Posted: May 19, 2013

Angoulême 2013:
A Report

Two British creators scooped prizes at this year's 40th Angoulême International Comics Festival... More...
Posted: March 31, 2013

Awards Season:
Audrey Spiry's En Silence

Some exciting choices and curious omissions for the best graphic novels of the year in Britain and France. More...
Posted: December 1, 2012

Comica Festival 2012:
Putting Comics First!

Aline & Robert Crumb top the bill at this year's 9th & most ambitious London International Comics Festival yet. More...
Posted: October 28, 2012

Kapow! 2012:
A Report

The key to Kapow!'s success is pulling in punters who may not be avid comic readers already. More...
Posted: June 17, 2012

London Super Comic Convention:
A First-Year Report

A rare example of a mass-appeal comics expo without a movie-star or other media celebrities in sight. More...
Posted: May 9, 2012

Napoli Comicon:
Diabolik, Moebius, Moore & More

The 14th Comicon in Naples made some bold changes which heralded significant growth for the years ahead. More...
Posted: May 6, 2012

39th Angoulême International Comics Festival:
A Short Report

The French festival provides a four-day tour de force at the cutting edge of comics. More...
Posted: March 4, 2012

Comics & Conflicts:
Comics Go To War

A conference and activities day explore how comics represent the experience of war and conflict. More...
Posted: August 9, 2011

Kapow! Comic Con:
Multi-Media Crossover Appeal

This new London convention drew over 5,100 visitors with a canny mix of TV, film and games related celebrities. More...
Posted: June 5, 2011

Angoulême 2011:
The Biggest & Best Comics Festival In The World

The San Diego Comicon pales next to Angoulême's quarter of a million visitors. More...
Posted: April 3, 2011

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

Angoulême 2010:
The Best French Comics Of 2009

Which bandes dessinées are in contention to win this year's Angoulême Festival prizes? More...
Posted: December 13, 2009

Comic Conventions:
The Pros Of Cons

What are the benefits of attending and exhibiting at comics festivals and conventions? More...
Posted: November 8, 2009

Comica Festival 2009:
London Is Bubbling Over With Comics!

Comica Director, Paul Gravett discusses with Matt Badham his ambitions for this year's Comica Festival. More...
Posted: October 30, 2009

Next Festival:
A New Festival In Linz, Austria

A new Austrian festival celebrates German creators and explores future technologies for the medium. More...
Posted: March 15, 2009

Angoulême 2009:
The International BD Festival

This modest city in southwest France is synonymous with comics, like Hay-on-Wye for books. More...
Posted: February 8, 2009

Erlangen Comics Salon 2008:
The German Comics Festival

Discover a world of German comics at the Erlangen Comics Festival. More...
Posted: October 13, 2008

The Scottish Manga:
Festive Moods From EIBF 2008

Graphic novels and manga invade the 2008 Edinburgh International Book Festival. More...
Posted: August 18, 2008

Engaging With Fans

Despite their occasional extremes, fans have proved essential to the growth in graphic novels and manga. More...
Posted: June 15, 2008

Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2007:
Canadian Comic Creators

The vigour and originality of the homegrown Canadian comics defy expectations. More...
Posted: May 18, 2008

BilBOlbul Festival 2008:
Fumetti Bolognese

Discover the world of Italian comics at the BilBOlbul Festival in Bologna. More...
Posted: March 16, 2008

Autarcic Comix Festival 1997:
The Future Belongs To Comics

The Autarcic comix movement embraces self-reliance and autonomy from the mainstream. More...
Posted: June 3, 2007

Angoulême 2007:
The International BD Festival

Changes at the 34th Festival International de la Bande Dessinée were not to everyone's liking. More...
Posted: February 4, 2007

Angoulême 2006:
The International BD Festival

Paul Gravett reports on the four-day feast of global comics culture like no other. More...
Posted: February 26, 2006

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