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Comica Comiket:
Independent Comics Summer Fair

The Pump House, Battersea Park, London

After three of these annual independent comics fairs held at the ICA as past of the annual Comica Festival, this first special Summer Comica Comiket promises to bring together some of the most exciting independent comic publishers and titles. This event is taking place as part of the Hypercomics Exhibition at Pump House Gallery and will see over 50 stall holders come together in a massive marquee on the piazza of Pump House Gallery in Battersea Park.

The day will be packed with comic related activities and attractions which will include walk-and-talk in-conversation sessions with participating artists and exhibition curator Paul Gravett, a family workshop for younger comic enthusiasts and a stall by Wacom where you will be able to make your own artistic contribution and develop the stories begun in the Hypercomics Exhibition. Admission to the Fair and Exhibition will be free to the public and there will be a bar and a delicious BBQ on the day provided by Butcher and Grill.

Where: PumpHouse Gallery, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ
When: Sunday, August 22, 2010 - 12pm to 6pm

Stall Booking: Download an application form - deadline 1 August 2010.


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"...a long-overdue celebration of graphic art and literature."
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"Every time I go to these events I come back inspired to do more work."
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