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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?).

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

"...the viewer's efforts were amply rewarded by the superb quality of nearly every comic in the exhibit."
Alison Frank

"....plenty of food for thought in terms of fresh reading material ideas..."
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"PHEW! I just met Matt Groening!"
Jim Medway

"...the Talking With Gods documentary didn't disappoint."
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"...i left the ica full of encouragement and positivity."
Maartje Schalkx

"...Sacco had some interesting things to say about the comics form in general."
Simon Hacking

"The whole affair was very effective as an insight into the creative process of a genius."
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"I'll definitely be going to more Comica events."
Matthew Rees

"Comica normally comes up with some great talks and panels, but this was particularly memorable..."
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