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Upcoming: MKomix Comic Fair & David Ziggy Greene’s ‘Hung’!
Posted: July 19, 2012
Tomorrow night Thursday July 19th, 6-9pm, it’s all happening in Milton Keynes, when the MK Gallery, 900 Midsummer Blvd, MK9 3QA, host the first MKomix Comic Fair organised by local talent Paul Rainey, creator of the brilliant science fiction epic There’s No Time Like The Present. It’s a free event and spotlights an exciting range of independent comics creators, for one night only, including: Paul Rainey, Rob Jackson, Rol Hirst, Andrew Cheverton, Jade Sarson, Ralph Kidson, Rob Wells, Emily Brady, Peet Clack, Suzanna Raymond, David Ballie, Aisza Sowa, Decadence Comics, Jay Eales and Selina Lock, William Axtell, Sean Azzopardi, Karen Rubins, Amy Letts, John Maybury, Jon Scrivens, Ash Pure, Dan Lester, Ricky Miller, Richy K Chandler, Steve Collier and Laura Watton-Davies. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a broad range of modern British comics as well as the extraordinary comic-art exhibition by Norwegian legend Pushwagner.
Then this coming Saturday July 21st offers David Ziggy Greene’s exhibition at Orbital Comics Gallery, 8 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA, part of this year’s 2nd International Alternative Press Festival. Entitled ‘Hung’, it will include samples of his regular illustrated journalism work for Private Eye magazine (UK) and Charlie Hebdo newspaper (France), illustrated, gig reviews for Stool Pigeon music paper (UK), zine work for Tonton zine (France) and Fanzine Helban (France) as well as featuring comic book pages from his recently published book Nager Avec Des Chaussures published by Éditions Même Pas Mal (France). Plus there’ll be extra work from special guest French artists including: Luz, Julien Loïs, Besseron, Terreur Graphique & Gilles Rochier. The show launches from 7-9pm and continues till August 5th.
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