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Gosh! Comics is one of the UK's best comic shops. With a 22-year track record in the industry Gosh! Comics is a must-visit store for those who love the medium.

This weekend sees the launch of one of the world’s most exciting comics festivals in the form of Comica, the London International Comics Festival. It’s a London arts calendar highlight with a plethora of guests, many of whom rarely grace these shores.

Paul Gravett’s Comica festival, presented in association with the Institute of Contemporary Arts, is in its sixth triumphant year. Its trans-continental line-up of talent - along with workshops, exhibitions, screenings and performances - have fast made it one of the most prestigious of shows to celebrate comics. It’s fun, it’s informative, it’s inspirational, and it’s an absolute must-do.

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Reviews

"...an inspiring look into the creative lifestyle."
Pop Culture Hound

"...one of the most interesting and high quality celebrations of comics the country has ever seen."
Ninthart

"Paul Gravett Rules!"
Peggy Burns

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

"...fascinating..."
Redrawn

"With Comica, the ICA is doing what it does best: reaching out to culture's fringe."
Kulture Flash

"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

"Thank you, Paul Gravett, for another wonderful season of Comica!"
Sarah McIntyre

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

"...all [24 hour comic day] participants felt a huge sense of achievement and satisfaction by the end."
Jim Medway