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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

"It was definitely worth the trip."
Garen Ewing

"...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 epitome of geekchic, it's most definitely worth checking out."
The Rough Guide To Graphic Novels

"...vastly informative and entertaining."
Kevin Fitzsimmons

"...a comprehensive, varied and exciting season that demonstrated the reach and diversity of the art form."
The Comics Journal

"Yet another fabulous evening."
Martin Eden

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

"Comica features some of the most highly regarded figures currently working in the form..."
The Observer

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

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