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IAN RANKIN:
CRIME & COMICS



Devouring The Beano proved to be a formative influence on this Edinburgh lad who grew up to become an acclaimed author of crime fiction. Now he has turned to writing comics and his debut graphic novel, a John Constantine: Hellblazer original entitled Dark Entries, is due next year. Ian Rankin shares his passions for reading and writing comics and for their role in improving youth literacy, in a conversation with fellow comics fan Toby Litt.

Tickets: £10, £9 concs, £8 members
Where: Theatre, ICA, The Mall, London
When: Sunday, November 16, 2008 - 7pm to 8.30pm

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