Thought Bubble Announce 2014 Logo, Dates and First Guests

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TweetThis morning saw British convention season kick into high gear once more, with the announcement that Thought Bubble 2014 will be held from the 9-16th November this year, with the convention held on the weekend of the 15th and 16th. Amongt the first guests announced are Natasha Allegri, Danielle Corsetto, Jeff Lemire, Scott Snyder and Becky Cloonan.

Bid, Buy, Love: Thought Bubble’s 2014 Charity Auction

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TweetEvery year the team at Thought Bubble commission artwork from some of their star attendees and put it all up for auction to benefit Bernados, and this year the auction features pieces from Fiona Staples, Declan Shalvey, Annie Wu, Meredith Gran and Ming Doyle.

Tom Foster Breaks Into the World of 2000AD [Interview]

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TweetFor the past few years, 2000AD have held a talent competition at Thought Bubble, with the winner getting the opportunity to illustrate a story for publication in the prog itself. Last year saw Will Morris take the victory, as part of his sweep of 2012/2013 which saw him ultimately win the British Comic Award for […]

Thought Bubble 2013: A Reading List in Review!

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TweetThis isn’t a convention write-up. Instead, it’s a review roundup of every new comic I came across at Thought Bubble 2013. Because I want to share them with as many people as possible, and as part apology for forcing people at the event to go and pick up everything I had come across and loved […]

Thought Bubble 2013: Diversity in Comics Panel in Full

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TweetIn light of recent discussions and events in the world of comics, this was quite possibly the most important panel of the UK’s favourite convention, and one that took a decidedly positive look at the issues surrounding diversity – or lack thereof – in comics.

Thought Bubble 2013: The Pretty Much Almost Full Report

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TweetSo Thought Bubble 2013 has come and gone, a massive celebration of British – and foreign – comics talent, lead by the mighty Lisa Wood and featuring creators from all round the world, fans from all walks of life, and comics of every size, shape, style and form you could ever imagine. Here’s a rundown […]

British Comic Awards 2013 – The Winners Are…

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TweetTonight sees the British Comic Awards underway as part of Thought Bubble, with awards being handed out for Best Comic, Best Book, Emerging Talent and the all-important Young People’s Comic Award. But who won? The shortlist were whittled down by a BCA Committee, leaving five entries in each category. From there, the judges – including […]

Advance Review: Dungeon Fun! The Story of One Girl and Her Sword

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TweetYou might not know that tomorrow is in fact Dungeon Fun Day, but if you’re a fan of fun comics like Adventure Time or cartoons like Regular Show, you need to mark the date in your diaries!

The Beat’s Recommendations for Thought Bubble 2013

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TweetNext weekend – the 23rd/24th – sees Thought Bubble kick off once more, officially the best convention in the UK and therefore I would conclude in the world, also. And there are going to be a LOT of new small-press and self-published books launching. Over 80, according to reports. And while we couldn’t feature all […]

Thought Bubble Expands to Third Hall, Due to Immense Exhibitor Demand

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TweetSo we move on from SDCC, and towards even brighter things. Thought Bubble has quickly established itself as one of the best conventions in the World, and so much so that this year all exhibitor tables sold out within two hours of going on sale. Obviously that’s good and bad news at the same time, […]

The British Comic Awards 2013 Nominations Kick Off – Get Your Choices In

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TweetThe nominations for this year’s British Comic Awards, held during November’s Thought Bubble Convention in Leeds, have been officially opened this week. In addition, the 10 people making up the selection committee have also been named (and, yes, shamed). This is an open nomination process, meaning anybody can submit their favourite comics of the year […]

Thought Bubble 2013′s Guest Line Up So Far – 10 girls, 11 guys

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TweetThought Bubble 2013 have announced a second list of guests for their convention this year, which, I notice, means the convention has a brilliant gender parity. Of the 21 guests so far announced, 10 are female!