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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

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

"...he's a natural storyteller. He can't seem to stop."
Paul Tierney

"...will be talked about by those who saw it for years to come."
Bart Beaty

"...it's a great time to be a comics fan in London!"
Chris Thompson

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

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

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

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

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

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