RSS Feed

Comica Festival

Comica Social Club

Twitter

COMICA NEWS

Graphic Novels! Melbourne! UK Premiere Screening!

Posted: February 3, 2013

Following its European premiere at the 40th Angoulême International Comics Festival, the brilliant new documentary movie Graphic Novels! Melbourne gets its UK premiere in London at a special Comica Festival screening, supported by the Australian High Commission. It features comic book makers Nicki Greenberg, Bruce Mutard, Pat Grant and Mandy Ord, and commentaries by fellow Oz creator Shaun Tan, American guru Scott McCloud and from New Zealand, Hicksville author Dylan Horrocks, as well as Comica’s co-director Paul Gravett.

Co-directors David Hayward and Bernard Caleo will be in London to introduce their film on Wednesday February 13th in The Anatomy Theatre at School of Arts & Humanities at King’s College, The Strand, London WC2R 2LS. Doors open 7.10pm for a 7.20pm start. To book your tickets at £5 each, please send an email to give your name and how many tickets you would like, and we’ll confirm by return. You can pay on the door. Some tickets will also be available on the night. Don’t miss this chance to be the first to see this excellent doc!

To get a flavour, watch the trailer below:

 

Supported by

and

Read all the latest Comica news here.

Newsletter

Mailing list sign-up:


Comica Events

Latest News

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

Emily Carroll Answers Your Questions In Her Comica Chat

See All News

Reviews

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

"A Comica event - but at the V&A?!"
Jinty

"The epitome of geekchic, it's most definitely worth checking out."
The Rough Guide To Graphic Novels

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

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

"Comica Comiket at the ICA was buzzing with invention and ideas."
The Guardian

"The ICA treats comics the way they should be: as contemporary art."
Sci Fi London

"Gives the comic form the cultural representation the UK doesn't normally see."
David Greene

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

"...hearing literary translators talk about their work reminded me of the immense difficulty, creativity and importance of the task."
The Financial Times