RSS Feed

Comica Festival

Comica Social Club

Twitter

COMICA NEWS

Upcoming Comica Events in April and May!

Posted: February 26, 2013

Here are some unmissable dates for your 2013 diary! Our second Spring Comiket Fair is coming up in less than two months on Saturday April 20th at an amazing new venue, Central Saint Martin’s fab new building just five minutes from King’s Cross. We’ll be taking over their Platform Theatre (below), Foyer (with great value Bar!) and Studio spaces, and possibly more. Booking details for exhibitors’ tables will follow soon, and we’re lining up another stellar Drawing Parade as well as other extra live comics-making happenings throughout the day. We’re also programming an afternoon of talks and panels, especially useful to aspiring comics creators, on the Friday afternoon of April 19th and an exciting launch and reception on the Friday evening.


Further ahead in May, Comica is programming the first Comica MangAsia Day celebrating manga from Japan and all kinds of comics from right across Asia as part of this year’s Asian Word Literary Festival, held in the three beautiful Fine Rooms, Mackwood’s Tearoom (below) and Studio of Asia House in New Canvendish Street, not far from the BBC and Oxford Circus. Talks, workshops, kamishibai theatre, cosplay demos and a MangaAsia Comiket room are among the many attractions on Saturday May 18th.


Be sure to sign up here for our Comica Newsletter to get all the details of these events, as well as news on the 3rd BD & Comics Passion Festival on May 30th to June 2nd at the Institut Fran├žais in South Kensington, London.

Read all the latest Comica news here.

Newsletter

Mailing list sign-up:


Comica Events

Latest News

Comica Festival 2014 Presents Transitions 5 Free Symposium at Birkbeck London

Get Your Selfie With Ricky Rouse At Comica Comiket!

Comica Festival Weekend at The British Library August 15th to 17th!

Call For Papers from Transitions 5 Comica Festival Symposium!

Enter the Cape/Observer/Comica Graphic Short Story Prize!

See All News

Reviews

"British preconceptions of graphic novels are changing as exhibitions such as Comica expose the challenging work out there."
Design Week

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

"...some of the UK's sharpest cartoonists gathered at the ICA in London for a unique test of creativity and endurance: a 24-hour comic marathon, during which each artist was challenged to create a spontaneous 24-page story."
The New Statesman

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

"...he's a natural storyteller. He can't seem to stop."
Paul Tierney

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

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

"A Comica event - but at the V&A?!"
Jinty

"...Comica continues to be a must-visit destination each year..."
Joel Meadows

"...a major new international festival devoted to sequential narratives."
Flux