Category Archives: Manga

Sharjah International Book Fair

I was surprised and delighted to be asked to come as a guest to Sharjah International Book Fair, to run comics workshops as part of their children’s activities programme. It was an honour to be asked, although, at first I was a bit apprehensive, because I’d never been to anywhere in the Middle East before. […]

MCM London Comic Con 28th-29th May

I’m going to be at the MCM London Comic Con this weekend with my NEW COMIC: The Tale of Tony Cinderello as well as Alidade, Urban Beasts, some Phoenix back-issues and various other things for sale. A new comic featuring as much silliness and glitter as you can handle. Tony Cinderello dreams of joining the […]

The Japanese Village! New Shiny Book! At Thought Bubble!

This book has been in the works for a while! Now it’s very nearly here and will be having it’s debut at the Thought Bubble con in Leeds this weekend. It’s a big fat fully colour volume featuring several interlocking stories written by Gwen Kortsen and illustrated mostly by Angela Wraight, but with stories also […]

MCM London Comic Con

  I will be at MCM London Comic Con this weekend (24th – 25th October) with Tammy Taylor. We are listed as Dreamtripper Comics at table CM6!   I will have copies of my newest comic Alidade to sell! There will also be a set of badges that you can collect by visiting all of […]

Steampunk Promarker Set!

A while ago, I produced a character illustration coloured with Promarkers for use on new Letraset Manga Promarker packaging. This guy is drawn with Kuretake Mangaka Flexible pen on Winsor and Newton Bristol Board. Everything is coloured in Letraset Promarkers. I love Letraset Promarkers and Trias so much … I have literally hundreds of them. […]

Lakes International Comic Art Festival

I am going to be at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, otherwise known as LICAF this weekend, where I have a table in the Comics Clock Tower. I’m on the first floor, and here’s a map: Check out my lovely neighbours who include the multitalented multimedia comics experimenter Daniel Merlin Goodbrey, and cute-but-thought-provoking manga […]

MCM London Comic Con!

Yes, I will be at the extremely massive MCM London Comic Con (formerly known as Expo) this weekend Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th May, where I am sharing a table in the comic village with Tammy Taylor AKA Dream Tripper Comics. Unfortunately my name isn’t listed on the programme, but just look out for Dream […]

Manga-tastic!

Back by popular demand… This half-term, I’ll be running Manga-tastic! a manga-making course for young people, in the London Borough of Barnet. After four afternoons of planning, writing and drawing manga stories, the results will be published in an anthology that will be distributed in Barnet Libraries. Come along to learn manga techniques, talk manga, […]

MCM Expo Manga School

I will be at MCM Expo this weekend, running classes for Letraset’s Manga School. There is a full programme of workshops that lasts all weekend, and I am hosting these: Body Pose and Movement 12:00 Saturday 27 October Body Pose and Movement 15:00 Sunday 28 October Drawing Clothes 16:00 Sunday 29 October All the details […]

Cuddlychops: Look How Big My Fist Is!

In October half term 2011, I had the pleasure of working with a group of teenagers in Edgware, on a Manga For Beginners course run by Futureversity. It was a four day comics making spectacular, and the group produced some great work which was recently put into a book and published by Barnet Council and […]

What I Am Up To These Days

It’s been a while since I updated. This is, in a way, a GOOD thing, because it means I’ve been busy. So here are a few interesting newsworthy titbits. Firstly, there’s a podcast of a discussion panel I chaired at Sci-Fi London about the Manga Jiman competition. The ladies on the panel, Zarina Liew, Yuri […]