Listen to a panel discussion recorded at the London Science Film Festival in April, Zarina Liew (Runner-up 2009/2010), Yuri Kore (Winner 2009/2010), Clio Millett (Winner 2010/2011) – of the Japanese Embassy’s ‘Manga Jiman’ (Pride in Manga) competition join Karen Rubins (Comic book artist in residence, Victoria and Albert Museum 2010) to discuss the homegrown manga scene in the UK and the difference between Manga and Western style comics.
(Recorded, edited and introduced by Alex Fitch)
Running time: 50:18 / Recorded 30/04/11
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Info about Laydeez do comics – Next meeting Oct 17th / Nov 21st
2010 interview with Zarina Liew, Yure Kore and Manga Jiman runner up David Lander
2009 interview with Karen Rubins
2008 interviews with Manga Jiman finalists Michael Kacar, Asia Alfasi and Gillian Sein Ying Ha
Anders Nilsen UK tour
Candian cartoonist Anders Nilsen will be signing at:
Gosh! Comics, Berwick street at 6pm on Saturday 15th October, as part of a UK tour that sees him visit
Page 45, Nottingham on Sunday the 16th and
OK Comics, Leeds on Monday the 17th, he then gets a day off before coming back to London to do a Q and A at
Orbital comics on Wednesday 19th of October where he’ll be chatting to British cartoonist Tom Gauld.
Mike and Laura Allred signing
At Orbital Comics on Great Newport Street in London, on Sunday 29th October, Mike and Laura Allred will be doing a signing of their work, including the pop art classics Madman and X-Statics
5pm, 29th October, Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street
Nobrow anthology launch
On Thursday November 3rd at the impossibly fashionable bar Jaguar Shoes, 32 Kingsland Rd, Shoreditch, the pubishers of Luke Pearson’s books Nowbrow press will be launching their new anthology from 6.30pm.
More info: www.comicafestival.com