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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 ongoing stream of Comica-related events throughout the year spoils us..."
Andrew Salmond

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

"It was a real learning experience."
Tom Humberstone

"PHEW! I just met Matt Groening!"
Jim Medway

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

"Imagine one of the world's greatest cities hosting a series of events starring the world's greatest cartoonists, put together by one of the world's greatest comics scholars. That's London's Comica."
The Beat

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

"I'll definitely be going to more Comica events."
Matthew Rees

"The ICA treats comics the way they should be: as contemporary art."
Sci Fi London

"I arrived to find a queue for the sold-out event stretching out of the building."
Paul Tierney