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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

"...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 whole affair was very effective as an insight into the creative process of a genius."
Unified Review Theory

"Comiket... was packed to bursting with enthusiastic, earnest artists hustling their work."
Mike Leader

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

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

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

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

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

"...the Talking With Gods documentary didn't disappoint."
The Guardian

"Thank you, Paul Gravett, for another wonderful season of Comica!"
Sarah McIntyre