RSS Feed

Comica Festival

Comica Social Club

Twitter

A COMICA REVIEW BY:

SYLVIA LIBEDINSKY


Sylvia Libedinsky (with Nick Wadley) has been making pictures and cartoons since the mid-1990s. Their DoubleTakeAway cartoons were published in the Daily Telegraph 1996-97, and in the Royal Academy Magazine 1997-98 and their weekly Lax Column cartoons ran in the Financial Times from 2000 to 2002. Sylvia attended the Comica Between The Panels: Graphic Literature Night featuring Rutu Mordan, Andrzej Klimowski and Rian Hughes on 15 June 2007 at the ICA.

Sorry I had to leave so early last Friday but the evening was, as usual (or perhaps more than usual) a success.  I was so impressed by all three of them. Klimowski was the only one I knew, but I can trust that however different the authors may be from each other you can spark a conversation between them… and with us.  Every time I go to these events I come back inspired to do more work. I was talking to Nick about this (just what is it about cartoonists that makes them so immediately likable?).

Newsletter

Mailing list sign-up:


Comica Events

Latest News

CAPE OBSERVER COMICA GRAPHIC SHORT STORY PRIZE 2015

Comica & Floating Cinema Bring You CanalCon on Sunday September 20th!

Enter the 2015 Jonathan Cape/Observer/Comica Graphic Short Story Prize!

Julie Birmant & Clément Oubrerie in Comica Conversation on Picasso Graphic Biography

Scott McCloud Presents The Sculptor At The British Library

See All News

Reviews

"...the social buzz is what I will remember from the day."
Ed Pinsent

"Imagine one of the world's greatest cities hosting a series of events starring the world's greatest cartoonists, put together by one of the world's greatest comics scholars. That's London's Comica."
The Beat

"...one of the cultural highlights in London's graphic novel calendar."
Joel Meadows

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

"There's always something interesting in Comica's raft of events..."
Joel Meadows

"...i left the ica full of encouragement and positivity."
Maartje Schalkx

"Guibert turned out to be a captivating speaker."
Sarah McIntyre

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

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

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