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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

"The Comica Festival's uniqueness resides in its selection of international comic artists [and] its presentation of cutting-edge themes..."
Dominique Le Duc

"Featuring some of the most critically-acclaimed international comic book creators..."
Tripwire

"...Sacco had some interesting things to say about the comics form in general."
Simon Hacking

"Every time I go to these events I come back inspired to do more work."
Sylvia Libedinsky

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

"...this was awesome."
FPI Blog

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

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

"Yet another fabulous evening."
Martin Eden

"...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