Tuesday, 31 May 2016

London MCM Comic Con May 2016





Thank you to everyone at London MCM Comic Con May 2016!! I’m really sorry I was pretty sick for most the weekend and missed a lot of people! James​ did a great job manning the table for me and looked after me in the evenings. Thank you so much! I really appreciate the help! Considering how ill I was, I actually manged to have a fun weekend.

The next comics events will be in July. I’ll be at Orbital Comics (London) on Saturday 9th for Small Press Day (event times and info coming soon) and then Manchester MCM Comic Con 30th-31st (in the Comic Village). See you there!

Don’t forget that you can order comics, zines and merchandise online though my Etsy shop! Thanks!

Monday, 16 May 2016

Hometown by Laydeez Do Comics Birmingham







Laydeez Do Comics are a group who hold regular events around the UK and internationally. Creators are invited to do presentations about comics or their own work. LDC Birmingham has been running for a year and to celebrate Charlotte Bailey compiled an anthology with the theme Hometown. The profits will go towards bringing speakers from further afield to Birmingham.

I will have copies of the book available from my table at events (see the blog sidebar for an up to date list). You can order Hometown online through the LDC Big Cartel site

I contributed a 2 page comic and the wrap around cover illustration. Photographed pages are by Charlotte Bailey, Yen Quach and Bryony Attenburrow. The comic was printed locally with a risograph machine by Rope Press.

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Comica Comiket 2016



Thank you to everyone at Comica Comiket yesterday! I had a really lovely time sharing a table with Kripa Joshi, the creator of Miss Moti and watching the drawing parade.

The next event will be London MCM Comic Con. You'll be able to find table CL7 in the Comic Village section of the event. There will be Comic Village ceiling banners and a map in the show guide. I will have a full table this time so I have space for a folder of original drawings. I have around 400 hand folded free mini comics to hand out, so please come say hi!

Monday, 25 April 2016

Birmingham Comics Festival 2016




Thank you to everyone who came by our table at the Birmingham Comics Festival!! - I had so much fun sharing with Charlotte from Laydeez Do Comics Birmingham and Joe Krawec & Angus Medford! The West Midlands comics scene is full of lovely people!

The Laydeez Do Comics Hometown anthology is now available to order online through this Big Cartel shop! and join us on Facebook for regular updates about LDC Birmingham events!

The next event will be Comica Comiket at The House of Illustration on the 14th May. Make sure you try to see the Comix Creatrix and Shojo manga exhibitions before they end - LDC Birmingham did a field trip a couple of weeks ago and it was excellent!!

See the sidebar for a up to date list of events - and don’t forget my comics and zines can be ordered online through my Etsy shop (the Grimes Fanzine is now back in stock!) 

Thursday, 7 April 2016

The Indie Project Podcast



I was interviewed by local comics creator Rees Finlay for the Indie Project Podcast, we mostly discus making small press comics and zines. You can find Rees' comics and learn more about The Indie Project here.

Sunday, 27 March 2016

InZine #5 and Event News




The comic page is from a short autobio story I drew for the Laydeez Do Comics Birmingham Hometown anthology. (the next LDC Birmingham event will be on Monday 4th April) I have some events news so it felt fitting to include the page here...

Thank you to everyone who stopped by my table at InZine Fest #5. It's always a lovely relaxed atmosphere and I had a great time chatting to local comics friends Joe Krawec, Timothy Conroy and Rees Finlay.

The next event will be the Birmingham Comics Festival - I'll be sharing a table with Joe Krawec and Angus Medford who will be launching their new comic Blood. (I wont be taking the folder of original drawings to this event due to space) I will have free mini comics to hand out.

I can also now confirm a 1/2 table at Thought Bubble! I'm super excited because it's my favourite event of the year. The convention will held on the first weekend of November.

A up to date list of events can be found on the blog sidebar (more added once confirmed) - Please don't forget I have an Etsy shop which ships world wide.

Monday, 21 March 2016

Birmingham MCM Comic Con 2016









Thanks to everyone at Birmingham MCM Comic Con this weekend! I had a good time hanging out in the comic village! My next event will be the InZine Fair #5 - a free event in Coventry on Saturday 26th March 2016. I wont be taking the drawing folder or full merchandise to this one but I will still have free mini comics to hand out! Thanks!

The gig sketches are from a great little event I went to in Digbeth. There was a film screening of Whiplash and live jazz music by Jonathan Silk (drums), Richard Foote (trombone), Stella Roberts (piano), Sean Gibbs (trumpet), Tom Bunting (bass) & Toby Boalch (saxophone). More information about Nadafilm events on facebook. (more gig sketches on my music blog)

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Liverpool MCM Comic Con 2016








Thank you to everyone who came by my table at Liverpool MCM Comic Con. Sorry for setting up a bit late, that was the earliest train available. Sorry if I missed you on Saturday evening, I was unwell and when the convention hall got quieter I decided to leave early to rest up for the next day. Table neighbors, venue & MCM staff and convention punters were all lovely at this show, thanks for looking out for me!

I'll be at Birmingham MCM Comic Con at the NEC this weekend - you can find my table CD4 in the Comic Village (there should be maps available in the show guide - which should go online in the next couple of days). I will have free mini comics to hand out, so please come say hi! More events listed in the blog sidebar or you can order online through Etsy.

I've started doing the Draw Everyday Challenge - inspired by Yen Quach. I'm going to be posting them daily on twitter, and in weekly photo sets on my tumblr blog - draw every day tag.

Monday, 15 February 2016

Midlands MCM Comic Con 2016






Thank you very much to everyone who came to my table at Midlands MCM Comic Con on Saturday. I had a great time with my table neighbours Ryuuza and Penguinsbite! My next convention will be Liverpool MCM Comic Con in March - see the blog sidebar for a up to date list of events. If you can't make it to any of them, please don't forget I have an online Etsy shop where I can ship internationally - thank you!  

Sunday, 7 February 2016

True Believers Comic Festival 2016





Thank you so much to everyone at True Believers Comic Festival - it was pretty chilled behind the table and a nice start to convention season.

I’d like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has been pre-ordering the 2nd print run for the Grimes Fanzine through Etsy - I completely miss calculated how many we would need and I’m really sorry about for the inconvenience!

The next event will be Midlands MCM Comic Con, Telford on Saturday 13th February. I don’t have a table number or a map yet, but I will be in the Comic Village section which is worth looking around anyway! Please come and say hi because I have FREE MINI COMICS to hand out!

Don’t forget it’s - Laydeez Do Comics Birmingham on Monday 8th February! 7.30-9.30pm at The Victoria. Presentations by Lucie Ebrey aka muggybees, Verity Hall,  and Alexandra McCarthy. LDC Birmingham are making an anthology with the theme ‘hometown’ - email ldcbirmingham@gmail.com if you’re interested in hearing more! (everyone is welcome at LDC - yes, I mean guys can come along and hang out!)