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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

"The epitome of geekchic, it's most definitely worth checking out."
The Rough Guide To Graphic Novels

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

"...this was awesome."
FPI Blog

"When the event was over the audience was left wanting more."
Liban Diriye

"...a long-overdue celebration of graphic art and literature."
BBC Collective

"Comica... continues to heap cultural credibility onto this once maligned art form."
BBC Online

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

"There's always something interesting in Comica's raft of events..."
Joel Meadows

"The talk - to a full house - was pleasant, convivial and amusing."
Tim Pilcher

"Gives the comic form the cultural representation the UK doesn't normally see."
David Greene