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

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For 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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This 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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In 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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So 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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Tonight 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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You 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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Next 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 […]