RSS Feed

Comica Festival

Comica Social Club

Twitter

A COMICA REVIEW BY:

ANDREW SALMOND


Andrew Salmond is manager at one of London's landmark comics emporiums, Gosh Comics, home to a great selection of comics work and a store noted for not only selling the comics but offering some solid support of the medium too, from small press to Indy to the major publishers. Andrew's comments about Comica appeared on the FPI Blog as part of their Best of the Year feature in January 2011.

Special mention should be made, too, (as it should every year, really) for the efforts of Paul Gravett and his erstwhile partner in crime Peter Stanbury, and their tireless promotion of comics to the world at large. The ongoing stream of Comica-related events throughout the year spoils us, really, and their efforts shouldn’t be taken for granted.

Newsletter

Mailing list sign-up:


Comica Events

Latest News

CAPE OBSERVER COMICA GRAPHIC SHORT STORY PRIZE 2015

Comica & Floating Cinema Bring You CanalCon on Sunday September 20th!

Enter the 2015 Jonathan Cape/Observer/Comica Graphic Short Story Prize!

Julie Birmant & Clément Oubrerie in Comica Conversation on Picasso Graphic Biography

Scott McCloud Presents The Sculptor At The British Library

See All News

Reviews

"It was a real learning experience."
Tom Humberstone

"It is turning into one of the best comic-related events of the year in London."
Joel Meadows

"...will be talked about by those who saw it for years to come."
Bart Beaty

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

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

"Comica Comiket at the ICA was buzzing with invention and ideas."
The Guardian

"This event showcased some of the great variety of manga art styles and artists working across languages, continents and cultures in the world today."
Karl Pell

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

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

"Hurrah! This year's Comiket was a brilliant success."
Sarah McIntyre