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The First Post is a free and independent daily online news magazine - a place to find out what the news means, a place to read about the issues of the day in short, sharp, informative articles. The following comments by Danny Graydon appeared in advance of the 2007 Comica Festival in The First Post.

The world’s best comics come to London.

Now in its fifth year, The London International Comics Festival, hosted at the ICA, is far and away the best place to find a serious and eclectic showcase of world comics fare.

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Reviews

"...chat over beers with some of the UK's coolest comic types..."
Thomas Behe

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

"Hurrah! This year's Comiket was a brilliant success."
Sarah McIntyre

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

"...some of the UK's sharpest cartoonists gathered at the ICA in London for a unique test of creativity and endurance: a 24-hour comic marathon, during which each artist was challenged to create a spontaneous 24-page story."
The New Statesman

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

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

"...the Talking With Gods documentary didn't disappoint."
The Guardian

"The whole affair was very effective as an insight into the creative process of a genius."
Unified Review Theory

"5 Stars... a superb exhibition."
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