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Tuesday, 20 September 2016

London comics calendar - updated 20 Sep 2016



Thought it might be useful to try and pull together a listing of upcoming comics events, please let me know if I've missed any






note that new items are highlighted in red


London comics calendar


Exhibitions
The story of British comics so far cor, by gum, zarjaz, The Lightbox, Woking, until 31/12/16
http://www.thelightbox.org.uk/the-story-of-british-comics-so-far-cor-by-gum-zarjaz-2016


Pictures from Punch, Cartoon Museum, 2/11/16 – 22/01/17
http://www.cartoonmuseum.org/exhibitions/future-exhibitions


Future shock, Cartoon Museum, from 25/01/17
http://www.cartoonmuseum.org/


 
Comic marts
Comiket @ The Lightbox, Woking, 08/10/16
http://comiket.comica.london/exhibitors/
 
November 20th
http://londoncomicmart.co.uk/
 


Launches / signings
Mezolith book 2 (Ben Haggarty & Adam Brockbank) @ Gosh comics, 23/09/16
http://www.goshlondon.com/2016/09/mezolith-book-two-launch-party/


Jock signing @ Forbidden Planet, 24/09/16
https://forbiddenplanet.com/events/2016/09/24/jock-signing-forbidden-planet/


Kyle Higgins @ Orbital comics, 28/09/16
http://www.orbitalcomics.com/kyle-higgins-signing-wednesday-september-28th/


2000th issues of 2000AD @ Forbidden Planet, 01/10/16
https://forbiddenplanet.com/events/2016/10/01/celebrate-2000th-2000ad/


Peter Milligan signing @ Forbidden Planet, 05/10/16
https://forbiddenplanet.com/events/2016/10/05/peter-milligan-signs-discipline/


Joe Kelly @ Orbital comics, 17/10/16
http://www.orbitalcomics.com/joe-kelly-spider-mandeadpool-signing-monday-october-17/


Dave ‘Good dog, bad dog’ Shelton appears as part of this event @ Foyles, 19/10/16
http://www.foyles.co.uk/Public/Events/Detail.aspx?eventId=3007



Talks
Curator talk about exhibition, 22/09/16
https://www.thelightbox.org.uk/Event/curator-talk-story-of-british-comics


Rian Hughes will be talking (briefly!) about comics & illustration, 23/09/16
http://www.houseofillustration.org.uk/whats-on/current-future-events/limelight-night-illustration-v-design/event-type/talk


Peter Hampson talks about his father Frank Hampson, 08/10/16
http://www.thelightbox.org.uk/Event/fundraising-talk-by-gum-dan-dare-in-conversation-with-peter-hampson




Isabel Greenberg & Tom Gauld, 13/10/16
http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson/the-future-of-the-graphic-nove-98695




Art ‘Maus’ Spiegelman at the Barbican, 11/11/16
https://www.barbican.org.uk/music/event-detail.asp?ID=19901




Alan Moore talks to Stewart Lee 07/11/16
https://membership.theguardian.com/event/an-evening-with-alan-moore-and-stewart-lee-27276217902


Where to buy original art
http://www.chrisbeetles.com/
https://www.bookpalace.com/cgi-bin/mf000001.pl?ACTION=SHOWFORM


Good places to buy (second-hand) British comics
http://30thcenturycomics.co.uk/
https://www.bookpalace.com/cgi-bin/mf000001.pl?ACTION=SHOWFORM
http://www.mgeshops.com/book-comic-exchange/
http://www.rayguncomics.co.uk/ [limited 2nd hand section but even so]
http://www.orbitalcomics.com/ [limited 2nd hand section but even so - also stocks small press titles]

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