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A COMICA REVIEW BY:

MARTIN EDEN


Martin Eden is a UK-based comics creator. Martin attended the Comica '09 conversation with James Jean and Tara McPherson at the ICA on Friday 13 November.

Just got in after the James Jean/Tara talk tonight. Yet another fabulous evening. I really liked their talks and they were very well put together. And like Adrian Tomine, I expected James to be a bit of a recluse, but he was amazingly entertaining!

What interested me most was that these two guys just do their own thing. They make no bones about not particularly wanting to draw comic issues, and yet they’ve managed to carve their own niches in the comic world. Fascinating.

I’m so glad I discovered your website with all the Events on there - I would have missed out on so many fascinating events!

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Reviews

"...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

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

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

"....plenty of food for thought in terms of fresh reading material ideas..."
Euan Gillespie

"...a long-overdue celebration of graphic art and literature."
BBC Collective

"It was definitely worth the trip."
Garen Ewing

"Paul Gravett Rules!"
Peggy Burns

"5 Stars... a superb exhibition."
Time Out

"Britain's leading comic event..."
The Wall Street Journal

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