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A COMICA REVIEW BY:

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

"With Comica, the ICA is doing what it does best: reaching out to culture's fringe."
Kulture Flash

"Gives the comic form the cultural representation the UK doesn't normally see."
David Greene

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

"PHEW! I just met Matt Groening!"
Jim Medway

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

"Featuring some of the most critically-acclaimed international comic book creators..."
Tripwire

"Yet another fabulous evening."
Martin Eden

"...one of the most interesting and high quality celebrations of comics the country has ever seen."
Ninthart

"I went in a casual fan, and came out an undisputed Kirbyphile."
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"...the social buzz is what I will remember from the day."
Ed Pinsent