Thoughtbubble is on par with London Super Con as the largest annual con in the UK. It has always delivered something a bit different to the latter in that it has a much larger portfolio of independent press and associated creators easily filling two large halls. It is known as a fun and lively Con […]
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Thought Bubble Sketches
Leeds was quite a lucky place for me as I got to interview two of my favourite artists (sadly I missed Cameron Stewart who is another favourite of mine, next time!). After Paolo Rivera’s interview I had to wait for Frazer Irving to appear at the 2000AD signing table and roll through the crowd of excited fans with his quick sketches and not-so-quick signatures.
The wait was always worth from the beginning and we had a nice chat about comics and digital techniques in the Holiday Inn next to the Thought Bubble convention center.
One of my favourite comic book painters agreed to do an interview with me at the Thought Bubble Festival in Leeds this year.
Paolo Rivera – despite his European-sounding name – is an American comic book artist who broke into the industry by fully painted art on various Marvel books like the Marvel Mythos series. He is a very funny and constant positive guy who has a great talent for his job.
A secret organisation exists in the comic convention scene. This organisation prides itself on knowing the in’s and out’s of conventions. This piece of information has been gleaned from them and could prove useful to any person wanting to plan their budget for getting sketches at Thought Bubble this year. If you should see anyone wearing a “ConMen” T […]