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A COMICA REVIEW BY:

THE ROUGH GUIDE TO GRAPHIC NOVELS


Danny Fingeroth is an American comic book writer and editor. He currently edits Write Now!, a magazine about the craft of writing, for TwoMorrows Publishing. The following review appeared in his latest book is The Rough Guide to Graphic Novels, which looks at the medium's history, details sixty "must-read" graphic novels, profiles the movement's legends and more.

Held annually since 2003 at the ultra-hip Institute of Contemporary Arts, this festival (weighted heavily in favour of indie comics, graphic novels and manga) features several events including 24 Hour Comic Day, films, lectures, exhibits and a small press fair. The size and scope of the festival has grown from ten days in the summer to a packed calendar of events starting in October, with several one-off events and exhibitions throughout the year. The epitome of geekchic, it’s most definitely worth checking out.

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Reviews

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

"....plenty of food for thought in terms of fresh reading material ideas..."
Euan Gillespie

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

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

"...a very special conversation between two incredible artists."
Chris Thompson

"When the event was over the audience was left wanting more."
Liban Diriye

"I was about to fall off my chair from overstimulation."
Sarah McIntyre

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

"...plenty to spark your interest here, even if your last comic experience involved cow pie."
Flavorpill

"...a fantastically wide selection of comics, to be touched, admired and purchased."
Toby Litt