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.
Some weekends you win, some you lose. For those who had the misfortune to meet me at the London Super Comic Convention this year would have known just how much bad luck I really did have that weekend. It didn’t necessarily mar the convention experience, but it did mean the social aspect of the convention […]
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 […]
A CGC facilitator will be at Thought Bubble 2012 so you can submit any and all comics to be signed witnessed and submitted into the CGC Signature series. This is the 1st ever signature series signing in the UK from a UK facilitator and UK witness. Dont miss this great opportunity Submissions can be […]
Kate will be attending Thought Bubble 2012. Kate Beaton (born September 8, 1983) is a Canadian webcomic artist. Originally from Mabou, Cape Breton, she has a degree in history and anthropology from Mount Allison University. Beaton began drawing comics for the university newspaper, the Argosy, during her third and fourth years at school. Previously she […]