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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

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

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

"...a two-week celebration of the art form..."
The London Paper

"Yet another fabulous evening."
Martin Eden

"...a place where aspiring graphic novelists get the chance to rub shoulders with established comic book artists..."
Valerie Pezeron

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

"British preconceptions of graphic novels are changing as exhibitions such as Comica expose the challenging work out there."
Design Week

"After five years of attending Comica's Comikets, the event has finally come of age."
Francesca Cassavetti

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

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