Previously at the ICA - Seasons
5 Nov 2009 – 26 Nov 2009
London’s ace comics festival is back! Join us for three weeks of talks, exhibitions and films.
Visit the official Comica Festival website
David Lloyd, comic artist and co-creator of V for Vendetta, is wielding the pencil from 8pm with an audience takeover from 11pm.
As part of Comica 2009, illustrator, Sarah McIntyre, will join our regular drawing-to-music children’s workshop.
Superstar artists Brian Bolland and Dave Gibbons bring to life the startling story of how American comic book fandom exploded in the 60s.
Bryan Talbot gives the only London performance of his illustrated lecture on steampunk thriller Grandville.
Artist and co-creator of From Hell, Eddie Campbel launches his epic autobiographical graphic novel.
Self-publish and be damned! Meet, greet and buy comics at this fair from dozens of solo storytellers and group collectives.
How do you develop a graphic novel? How do you get published? Learn from pioneers of the form.
Anime expert Helen McCarthy, celebrates Osamu Tezuka extraordinary career.
Fredrik Strömberg hosts a discussion about the history, uses and efficacy of putting political messages into cartoon and comic strip form.
An evening of live music and DJs to celebrate the release of their Unmasks Corruption comic.
Greek novelist Apostolos Doxiadis explains the secrets behind Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth.
Taiwanese-American artist James Jean is joined by poster artist Tara McPherson, renowned for illustrated music posters.
Pat Mills, Posy Simmonds and Paul Gravett discuss the graphic novel’s ascendency and announce the The Arts Foundation finalists.
American guest artists Cameron Stewart, Karl Kerschl and Ramon Lopez share their passion for the superhero genre.
From the creators of Francis and Homo Zombies comes an experience that incorporates animation and participation.
Reinhard Kleist joins us to celebrate the translation of his award-winning graphic biography of Johnny Cash
How does a father deal with the death of his son? Flemish cartoonist, Willy Linthout, discusses his graphic novel with Michael Rosen.
Ben Templesmith discusses his work with writer and director Philip Ridley. Followed by signing.
The latest film from anime visionary mamoru Oshii is set in a future world where perpetual adolescents fight virtual airborne wargames.