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NINTHART


Ninthart is a web-site devoted to the comics medium.

Ninth Art Lighthouse Awards 2004
Outstanding Achievement: Roll Of Honour

In the last couple of years, Paul Gravett has snuck on to the British convention scene to give London one of the most interesting and high quality celebrations of comics the country has ever seen. Gravett has happily embraced manga, anime, minicomics, bande dessinée, and mainstream superhero books under one roof, and this September extended the Comica brand to a separate Manga week. He recently published Manga: Sixty Years Of Japanese Comics, and he’s hard at work on another book, charting the history of the graphic novel. Gravett loves comics - all comics - and it’s fortunate for us that he does.

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Reviews

"...another very successful event providing a wonderful voyage into the world of graphic literature."
Dominique Le Duc

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

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

"...plenty to spark your interest here, even if your last comic experience involved cow pie."
Flavorpill

"...this was awesome."
FPI Blog

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

"A Comica event - but at the V&A?!"
Jinty

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

"It's fun, it's informative, it's inspirational, and it's an absolute must-do."
Gosh! Comics

"The talk - to a full house - was pleasant, convivial and amusing."
Tim Pilcher