If you like comics, here are a few things to do in London: August 2022 Edition

If you like comics, here are a few things to do in London: August 2022 Edition

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Tuesday, 2nd of August

Summer Workshop Create a Comic Strip, children 12 to 14:30pm Learn how to construct your own cartoon characters and then draw them in a one-page comic strip story. Examine the best ways and bad ways to draw drawings for comics, and how to do proper speech bubbles. Great for beginners, and fun for those who want to get started. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12.

Wednesday, 3rd of August

Beano Classics, a summer workshop for children aged 8 to 14, from 11am to 12.30pm, The world''s longest-running weekly comic has given us a slew of classic comic characters. Learn how to draw some of the favourites and then create your own front cover. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12

From Tammy to the Eagle, Gerry Finley-Day was a prolific comic book writer throughout the 1970s and 80s. His works for the 2000 AD included many additional titles, including the ''Great escape'' in space titled Harry 20 on the High Rock, the Star Wars inspired V.C.''s and a gritty 1970s take on the iconic Eagle character Dan Dare. This collection includes some of Gerry''s greatest works on these strips and more. Tight plots, non-stop action, and plenty

Golden Rage is signed by Chrissy Williams and Sofie Dodgson for the seventh time in a row, notably as the author of The Wicked + The Divine. Outside of the comics world, Bear has been named one of the Telegraph''s finest 50 books of 2017, featuring a series colourist who often wears hats, including art direction and theatrical set & costume design, as well as previous colour credits on books such as Bitter Root and Tank Girl. Golden Rage is described as "Ba

7:30pm on Saturday, April 15, the Heath Robinson Collection and Exhibitions Manager will show how this professional artist and illustrator used irony and satire to fill a gap in his income. It will show how this man and artist evolved from symbols of history and visualisation. He also described the human condition, the destiny, and his self-esteem as well. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 10

Thursday, 4th of August

Summer workshop Superheroes 2-3.30pm. Children 8-14. In dynamic and dramatic poses, we''ll show you how to draw your own.

A panel discussion will take place at the Cartoon Museum for the 65th anniversary of Reg Smythe''s Andy Capp. A comic strip classic written in the Daily Mirror. The history of the cartoon, the story of Reg''s life, and his huge success. Join us for a panel discussion.

  • Helene Elysee As Reg Smythe''''s niece, Helene was very close to Reg thoughout his life and has a wealth of fascinating stories about the man behind the cartoon. Helene is the author of the wonderful biography of Reg called My Dancing Bear.
  • Lawrence Goldsmith Current artist and co-writer of Andy Capp. Lawrence will talk about his long career as a newspaper artist and how he came to work on the strip.
  • Sean Garnett Sean co-writes Andy Capp and is hugely respected journalist and writer in his own right too.
  • Fergus McKenna Fergus is the Content Sales Director of Reach PLC. He is in charge of the worldwide syndication and licensing of the Andy Capp brand.

Wells Street, Noho, 10th Street Cartoon Museum

Soho/Noho, the London comic book makers, are on the ups and down at a pub in the troopers. Enquire.

Friday, 5th of August

Multiverse Madness Summer Workshop for children 8-14. 11am -12.30pm. Perhaps in this other world you are a pirate, or an astronaut, a superhero, or something else. Let''s have fun discovering in a comic strip! The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12

Saturday 6th of August

Summer Super Signing with Brian Bolland, Mick McMachon, and John Wagner. 1-2pm, All three British comics icons will be signing here at Gosh! on Saturday 6th August, from 1-2pm. Save the date and don''t miss the chance to meet these comic legends! Gosh Comics, Berwick Street, Soho.

Tuesday 9th of August

Summer workshop Beano Classics, kids aged 8 to 14, The world''s longest-running weekly comic has given us a slew of classic comic characters. Learn how to draw some of our favorite characters and then design your own Beano front cover. 11am-12.30pm, The Cartoon Museum, Noho, 12

Summer Workshop Manga, children 8-14, or if you like manga and anime characters and want to create your own, here''s where you''ll learn how to draw faces, expressions, bodies, and clothing and then include your character in a page of artwork. 2-3.30pm The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho,

Wednesday, 10th of August

Summer Workshop Create a Comic Strip for children 12-14 from 11am - 12:30pm. Learn how to develop your own cartoon characters and then create them in a one-page comic strip story. Check out the best methods and methods to draw illustrations for comics, and get some creative speech bubbles. Excellent for beginners, and for those who need a little more time. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12

Luke Healy, Gosh Comics, and Berwick Street in The Con Artists.

Friday, 12th of August

Summer workshop Superheroes Children 8-14. 11am-12.30pm. There are so many Marvel and DC characters on TV and in the cinema, so it''s a great time for superhero enthusiasts. We''ll show you how to draw your own in dynamic and dramatic poses that will get your artwork noticed! The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12

Make a Mini-Comic for children 8-14 - 2-3.30pm. Lots of comic authors started by making mini-comics. Learn how to create your own characters and create them into a special book that you''ll easily be able to send to your friends. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12

Saturday, 13th of August

At 12-1pm, will be the stunning Kayla Lui, Beatrice Mossman, Lily Blakely, and J Webster Sharp. Upon arrival at 3-4pm, Mike Kennedy, Molly Stocks, Patrick Wray, and Mark Stafford will be selling their comics and signing them in-store. Throughout the day, they will also be developing a jam zine, which will be later printed and available for free at the end of the day.

Dan Watters Signs Sword Of Azrael and Sword Of Azrael: Dark Knight Of The Soul, 1-2pm. Forbidden Planet, London Megastore, and Covent Garden

Novotel London West, Hammersmith, London Anime & Gaming Con

Sunday, 14th of August

Novotel London West, Hammersmith, London Anime & Gaming Con

The Royal National Hotel, 38-51 Bedford Way, London Comic Mart, 11am-4pm

Tuesday 16th of August

Summer Workshop Spider Potato, 5-7 years. 11am-12.30pm. A fun and simple workshop for children aged 5-7. They must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian (at no extra cost). In this session, we''ll draw some famous superhero faces using simple lines and shapes. Then we''ll draw a silly superhero onto a blank Marvel-style cover.

Nick Drnaso will be hosting the launch party for his latest graphic novel Acting Class from Granta on Tuesday 16th August, from 7-9pm, and we''ll also be producing our exclusive Acting Class tip-in plate! This high-quality tip-in plate, which is limited to an edition of 300, is signed by Nick and features an all-new image for us! Gosh Comics, Berwick Street, and Soho are all on hand to provide the audience with the opportunity to meet the incredible Nick

Jason Reynolds and Alex Wheatle will meet at a small meeting for this very exciting opportunity to hear from Jason as he discusses his most recent books illustrated middle-grade superhero adventure, Stuntboy in the Meantime (Knights Of) and the powerful three-sided graphic novel examination of the year 2020, Oxygen Mask (Faber) at Brixton Library. Brixton Oval

Wednesday 17th of August

Summer Workshop Manga for kids 8-14 at 11am 12.30pm, or if you like manga and anime characters and wish to create your own, here''s where you''ll learn how to draw faces, expressions, bodies, and clothing before appearing on a page of artwork.The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12.

An Evening with Jason Reynolds, 7-8.30pm. In a Q&A with Dapo Adeola, Jason Reynolds will discuss his writing journey and work in the Deptford Lounge. 9 Giffin Street

Thursday, 18th of August

Beano''s Summer Workshop, for children 8-14 at 6:30 pm At the end of the year, Beano has introduced new characters that have quickly become favourites. We''ll learn how to draw some of them on a blank Beano cover. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, and 12,

Friday, 19th of August

Summer workshop Multiverse Madness, children 8-14. 11am - 12.30pm. What if another person is living in another dimension? Perhaps you are a pirate, or an astronaut, a superhero, or something else. Let''s have fun finding out in a comic strip! The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12

Summer Workshop Advanced Manga. children 8-14, 2 3.30pm, The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12 We''ll start designing our own manga characters, and then developing the best technique to depict them in a story page of manga artwork, including tips on inking and shaing. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12

Saturday, 20th of August

Ramzee Signs Edge Of Spider-Verse #2 at the helm of Forbidden Planet, the London Megastore, and the Covent Garden.

Tuesday, 23rd of August

Beano Summer Workshop for Children 8-14, 11am- 12.30pm In recent years, Beano has introduced new characters that have quickly become popular. We''ll learn how to draw some of them on a blank Beano cover. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, and 12.

Make a Mini-Comic for children 8-14 at 2pm. Lots of comic designers developed mini-comics. Learn how to craft your own characters and organize them into a special booklet that you''ll have the ability to distribute to them. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12

Wednesday, 24th of August

Summer Workshop Spider Potato for children aged 5-7 will be held from 11am to 30pm. This workshop will include some famous superhero faces with simple lines and shapes. Then we''ll draw a silly superhero onto a blank Marvel-style cover.

Thursday, 25th of August

Sarah Akinterinwa, a Darly expert, and a cartoonist, will feature in the exhibition on 25 August. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho. 10, is the first black British woman to become a New Yorker cartoonist. Mary Darly was a caricaturist and printseller in eighteenth-century Britain, often considered as the "first professional female cartoonist."

Summer Workshop Create a Comic Strip for children 12 to 14 from 11am 12h30pm. Learn how to create your own cartoon characters and then draw them in a one-page comic strip story. Discuss best ways and bad methods to draw pictures for comics, and how to do proper speech bubbles. Great for beginners, and fun for those with a little more experience. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12

Podcast: The Alexei Sayle''s weekly podcast will be held from 7-9.30pm. As these live shows are completely unplanned, they may go anywhere they''ve ever wanted. The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, 12

Wednesday, August 31st

Tom Gauld and his one and only wife will be there on Wednesday 31st August, 7-9pm, with their exclusive bookplates, signed and limited to 300 copies!Gosh Comics, Berwick Street, Soho.

Ongoing Exhibitions

Love Stories will be held until Sunday, 7th of August, at the Cartoon Museum in Noho. Each artist selected a work of their own, a collaboration with the museum''s permanent display, as well as a spotlight display of British girl comics from the 1940s to 1970s.

The Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, Noho, and Mary Darly from 11th August to 13th November. Sarah Akinterinwa & Mary Darly: A Dialogue

Sarah Akinterinwa is the first black British woman to paint in New Yorker. She was often recognized as the "first professional female cartoonist" in eighteenth century Britain, in a creative process dating back 250 years, and capturing London''s colourful cast of characters in very different ways. This exhibition is a reflection of the diversity and uniqueness of London as well as the present day.

On 25 August, a panel meeting will feature Sarah Akinterinwa, Darly expert Sheila O''Connell, and cartoonist Blue Lou, who is currently working on a book about Mary Darly. Tickets are available here.

Bryan Talbot''s Luther Arkwright: 50 years of a British comics legend, until the 2nd of October, The Cartoon Museum, Noho, London Working closely with creator Bryan Talbot, Bryan Talbot''s Luther Arkwright: 50 years of a British comics legend, is celebrated. Discover never-before-seen knowledge, photos, models, and ephemera, as well as great events at the book. We will also be offering a wide range of items at the library and

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