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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

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

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

"I was about to fall off my chair from overstimulation."
Sarah McIntyre

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

"I had a wonderful time and really enjoyed the presentation. It was so impressive!"
Helen McCarthy

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

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

"...fascinating..."
Redrawn

"...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

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