Previously at the ICA - Seasons
5 Nov 2009 – 26 Nov 2009
London’s ace comics festival is back! Join us for three weeks of talks, exhibitions and films.
Visit the official Comica Festival website
The latest film from anime visionary mamoru Oshii is set in a future world where perpetual adolescents fight virtual airborne wargames.
Ben Templesmith discusses his work with writer and director Philip Ridley. Followed by signing.
How does a father deal with the death of his son? Flemish cartoonist, Willy Linthout, discusses his graphic novel with Michael Rosen.
Reinhard Kleist joins us to celebrate the translation of his award-winning graphic biography of Johnny Cash
From the creators of Francis and Homo Zombies comes an experience that incorporates animation and participation.
American guest artists Cameron Stewart, Karl Kerschl and Ramon Lopez share their passion for the superhero genre.
Pat Mills, Posy Simmonds and Paul Gravett discuss the graphic novel’s ascendency and announce the The Arts Foundation finalists.
Taiwanese-American artist James Jean is joined by poster artist Tara McPherson, renowned for illustrated music posters.
Greek novelist Apostolos Doxiadis explains the secrets behind Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth.
An evening of live music and DJs to celebrate the release of their Unmasks Corruption comic.
Fredrik Strömberg hosts a discussion about the history, uses and efficacy of putting political messages into cartoon and comic strip form.
Anime expert Helen McCarthy, celebrates Osamu Tezuka extraordinary career.
How do you develop a graphic novel? How do you get published? Learn from pioneers of the form.
Self-publish and be damned! Meet, greet and buy comics at this fair from dozens of solo storytellers and group collectives.
Artist and co-creator of From Hell, Eddie Campbel launches his epic autobiographical graphic novel.
Bryan Talbot gives the only London performance of his illustrated lecture on steampunk thriller Grandville.
Superstar artists Brian Bolland and Dave Gibbons bring to life the startling story of how American comic book fandom exploded in the 60s.
As part of Comica 2009, illustrator, Sarah McIntyre, will join our regular drawing-to-music children’s workshop.
David Lloyd, comic artist and co-creator of V for Vendetta, is wielding the pencil from 8pm with an audience takeover from 11pm.