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A COMICA REVIEW BY:

NINTHART


Ninthart is a web-site devoted to the comics medium.

Ninth Art Lighthouse Awards 2004
Outstanding Achievement: Roll Of Honour

In the last couple of years, Paul Gravett has snuck on to the British convention scene to give London one of the most interesting and high quality celebrations of comics the country has ever seen. Gravett has happily embraced manga, anime, minicomics, bande dessinée, and mainstream superhero books under one roof, and this September extended the Comica brand to a separate Manga week. He recently published Manga: Sixty Years Of Japanese Comics, and he’s hard at work on another book, charting the history of the graphic novel. Gravett loves comics - all comics - and it’s fortunate for us that he does.

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Reviews

"...far and away the best place to find a serious and eclectic showcase of world comics fare."
The First Post

"It was fascinating and welcoming..."
Mike Leader

"I had a wonderful time and really enjoyed the presentation. It was so impressive!"
Helen McCarthy

"I was about to fall off my chair from overstimulation."
Sarah McIntyre

"Comica features some of the most highly regarded figures currently working in the form..."
The Observer

"...the social buzz is what I will remember from the day."
Ed Pinsent

"...a two-week celebration of the art form..."
The London Paper

"...i left the ica full of encouragement and positivity."
Maartje Schalkx

"...a place where aspiring graphic novelists get the chance to rub shoulders with established comic book artists..."
Valerie Pezeron

"Guibert turned out to be a captivating speaker."
Sarah McIntyre