HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED IN OCTOBER 2018! STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ON MAY 2019

 

CHRIS CLAREMONT

Comic book writer and novelist Chris Claremont is most famous for his unbroken 17-year run on Marvel Comics’ Uncanny X-Men – developing the comic into one of Marvel’s flagship titles and working with John Byrne on the hugely influential ‘Dark Phoenix’ and ‘Days of Future Past’ story arcs. Claremont is also well known for his strong female protagonists, creating characters such as Rogue, Mystique, Jubilee, Phoenix and Emma Frost.

 

FRANK MILLER

In addition to creating the iconic The Dark Knight Returns, the hugely-influential Miller has written a host of classic comics and graphic novels, from Sin City and 300 (both of which were adapted as major movies) to Daredevil: Born Again and Elektra: Assassin. Other acclaimed examples of Miller’s work include Batman: Year OneRoninHard Boiled and Martha Washington miniseries Give Me Liberty.

 

 

BRIAN AZZARELLO

Rising to prominence with award-winning, Eduardo Risso-illustrated noir crime series 100 Bullets, Brian Azzarello is also well known for penning DC superhero titles such as JokerWonder WomanSuperman: For TomorrowLex Luthor: Man of Steel and Flashpoint: Batman – Knight of Vengeance. Other highlights of Ohio-born Azzarello’s distinguished comics career include writing for horror series Hellblazerand the Wild West-set Loveless.

 

FRANK QUITELY

Glasgow-born artist Frank Quitely – real name Vincent Deighan – is most famous for his multiple Eisner-winning collaboration with Grant Morrison on All-Star Superman, widely recognised as one of the best Superman series ever drawn. Other credits include New X-MenBatman and RobinThe InvisiblesThe Authority and The Sandman: Endless Nights. Together with Mark Millar, Quitely is the co-creator of Image Comics’ Jupiter’s Legacy.

 

AMANDA CONNER

Best known for series such as Harley QuinnPainkiller JanePower GirlVampirella and Eisner-nominated graphic novel The Pro, Conner’s comics CV features a host of top tiles including Lois LaneCodename: Knockout and Birds of Prey for DC Comics’ Vertigo line, X-Men Unlimited for Marvel and Blackbull Comics’ Gatecrasher, which she co-created. Her recent work includes art for the late Darwyn Cooke’sBefore Watchmen: Silk Spectre.

 

JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Multi award-winning writer and inker Jimmy Palmiotti has a tonne of high-profile projects to his name, including relaunching DC’s Harley Quinn series alongside partner Amanda Conner and co-creating Painkiller Jane and Marvel’s Marvel Knights imprint. Other work includes PowergirlDeadpoolMonolith and Jonah Hex for DC Comics, Back to Brooklyn and The Pro for Image Comics, The Last Resort for IDW and 21 Down for WildStorm.

 

TIM SALE

Eisner-winning artist Tim Sale is most famous for his long-running collaboration with writer Jeph Loeb, most notably on DC titles such as Batman: Haunted KnightBatman: The Long HalloweenBatman: Dark Victory and Superman For All Seasons and Marvel’s ‘colour’ mini-series Spider-Man: BlueDaredevil: YellowHulk: Gray and Captain America: White. Sale also provided artwork for NBC drama Heroes, which Loeb wrote and co-produced.

 

KLAUS JANSON

Distinguished inker, penciller and colourist Klaus Janson’s numerous DC and Marvel credits include acclaimed collaborations with Frank Miller on Daredevil and The Dark Knight Returns, with Grant Morrison on Batman Gothic and with John Romita Jr. on series such as WolverineThe Amazing Spider-Man and Black Panther. Janson was recently one of the artists on Frank Miller and Brian Azzarello’s The Dark Knight III: The Master Race.

 

FRANK CHO

Writer and illustrator Frank Cho is best known for the award-winning Liberty Meadows, as well as series such as HulkMighty AvengersNew UltimatesTotally Awesome Hulk and Shanna, the She-Devil for Marvel Comics. Famous for his sexy, sometimes controversial takes on female superheroes, the super-talented Cho has also created covers for host of series, including Harley QuinnConan the CimmerianJungle Girl and Wonder Woman.

 

FRANK TIERI

Perhaps best known to comic readers for his three-year run on Wolverine, New York native Frank Tieri has also written for Marvel titles such as New ExcaliburIron ManWeapon XUnderworldDeadpool and Black Knight. Meanwhile, Tieri’s work for other publishers includes Dynamite’s Red Sonja: The Black Tower, Top Cow’s The Darkness and DC’s Gotham UndergroundJSA Classified and Harley Quinn and Her Gang of Harleys.

 

MARK BROOKS

One of Marvel Comics’ go-to artists for eye-catching cover work, illustrator Mark Brooks’ awesome artwork adorns titles such as AvengersCable & DeadpoolUltimate X-MenNew X-Men, The Amazing Spider-ManThe Astonishing Ant-ManSecret Empire and the recent Star Wars: Han Solo. The American artist has also done work for DC Comics, Darkhorse Comics, Warner Brothers, Disney, Lucasfilm and Hasbro.

 

JIM CHEUNG

Currently drawing Justice League for DC Comics, British penciller Jim Cheung is the co-creator of Marvel Comics’ award-winning Young Avengers, illustrating titles such as 2010-2012 miniseries Avengers: The Children’s Crusade. Other work for Marvel includes The Amazing Spider-ManX-ForceCivil War IINew AvengersUncanny X-Men and Iron Man: Director of S.H.I.E.L.D., while Cheung also drew CrossGen’s hi-tech fantasy series Scion.

 

JOHN ROMITA JR.

Following in the footsteps of his father, legendary Spider-Man artist John Romita Sr., comics artist John Romita Jr.’s has been illustrating big name titles for more than four decades now. Romita’s many Marvel credits include The Amazing Spider-ManIron ManThe Punisher War ZoneUncanny X-MenThor and – under its Icon imprint – Kick-Ass. His work for DC includes SupermanSuicide Squad and The Dark Knight Returns: The Last Crusade.

 

BILLY TUCCI

Illustrator, writer and filmmaker Billy Tucci will be best known to comics fans as the creator of modern-day samurai fable Shi, which has been printed in five languages and has sold more than four million copies worldwide. Debuting in 1993, Tucci’s naginata-wielding heroine is still going strong, most recently in Shi – Return of the Warrior. Tucci is also known for his work on DC’s Sgt. RockHarley QuinnFlash Vs. Superman and Batman.

 

JORGE MOLINA

A superhero fan from an early age, ace Mexican artist Jorge Molina’s work can be seen in Marvel series such as ThorStar WarsThe Superior Spider-ManX-ForceA-ForceAvengers World and the ongoing X-Men Blue, which he co-created with writer Cullen Bunn. Now with a decade’s experience in the industry, Molina’s credits also include video game, comic, clothing and product design for the likes of Image, UDON, Top Cow and DC Comics.

 

PETER STEIGERWALD

Peter Steigerwald has a long career in comics during which he has done nearly every job possible. He is best known as a colorist and for his artistic collaborations with Michael Turner. In 2003 he and Frank Mastromauro helped Michael found Aspen Comics. After Turner’s death in 2008, Peter has continued as Co-Owner of Aspen Comics with Frank, keeping Michael’s legacy alive and creating new projects and characters. Peter has also had a coloring hand in many high profile events and covers for DC, Marvel and Joe Benitez Productions’ Lady Mechanika

 

JOE BENITEZ

Joe Benitez is the creator, writer, and artist of the best-selling steampunk graphic novel, Lady Mechanika, a Victorian era sci-fi series about a young woman who survives a mad scientist’s horrific experiments that left her with mechanical limbs and no memory of how she obtained them. Joe has also worked on such titles as “Titans” and “Superman/Batman” (DC Comics), “Magdalena” and “The Darkness” (Image Comics), and “Soulfire” (Aspen Comics).

 

Comic Village Exhibitors

Game of Thrones Experience N200
MCM Comic Signings N210
Bloomsbury N300
Star Wars Books N301
Highgrade Comics N308
Travelling Man N310
CGC Comics N330
Mobile Massage N338
DestinyBlue Art N430
Sweatdrop Studios N530
Poster Posse N630
Steampunk Artists N630
Wacom N700
Diamond Comics N710
Hot Flips N720
Mixam N728
BHP Comics N729
Pulse Gallery N730
Black Watch Promotions N731
Forbidden Planet Ltd N800
MCM Authors Corner N800
Turnaround N810
Panini N811
PGUK & Quirk N830
   

Comic Village Line-Up

 

Emma VieceliEmma Vieceli
Gary ErskineGary Erskine
ROLLER GRRRLSROLLER GRRRLS
HENRY DAVIESHENRY DAVIES
Jack LawrenceJack Lawrence
Goncalo LopesGoncalo Lopes
Joana LafuenteJoana Lafuente
John-Paul Bove - Writer/ColouristJohn-Paul Bove – Writer/Colourist
Laura HowellLaura Howell
Lee TownsendLee Townsend
Marc EllerbyMarc Ellerby
Martin GriffithsMartin Griffiths
Mike GarleyMike Garley
Sarah GraleySarah Graley
WiddershinsWiddershins
CowgirlEmCowgirlEm
Kit Jo YukiKit Jo Yuki
CrankratsCrankrats
The PrideThe Pride
Katie Whittle IllustrationKatie Whittle Illustration
Frisson ComicsFrisson Comics
C.P.Thompson PressC.P.Thompson Press
AfterLight ComicsAfterLight Comics
Ade BrownAde Brown
Anaseed ManAnaseed Man
Anastasia Catris - Artist & WriterAnastasia Catris – Artist & Writer
BEYOND THE BUNKERBEYOND THE BUNKER
Big Punch StudiosBig Punch Studios
BRAMBLETYNE - Indie Comics & GamesBRAMBLETYNE – Indie Comics & Games
Childish Butt VomitChildish Butt Vomit
DeathbulgeDeathbulge
Colin Mathieson (Accent UK)Colin Mathieson (Accent UK)
TalburtTalburt
Mister LucianMister Lucian
Josceline FentonJosceline Fenton
Nathan Hillustration and Dan ScarlettNathan Hillustration and Dan Scarlett
AnemoneTeaAnemoneTea
Ben Krefta ArtBen Krefta Art
Blue Fox ComicsBlue Fox Comics
Brogan CoralBrogan Coral
EatmypaintEatmypaint
Lloyd and the BearLloyd and the Bear
IAmShallooIAmShalloo
Gyzra InkGyzra Ink
Hamster, Eagle HunterHamster, Eagle Hunter
Romantically ApocalypticRomantically Apocalyptic
Joe Sparrow / Dungeons & DrawingsJoe Sparrow / Dungeons & Drawings
TPub LtdTPub Ltd
YF StudioYF Studio
David. EDavid. E
Juju TreatsJuju Treats
Girl in the RainGirl in the Rain
Scandinavia and the WorldScandinavia and the World
Zuperbuu WorksZuperbuu Works
Di-Sketch @ EndlessDuskDi-Sketch @ EndlessDusk
Boe LeahyBoe Leahy
Neil SloranceNeil Slorance
Aiden GD MooreAiden GD Moore
Flintlock & Time Bomb ComicsFlintlock & Time Bomb Comics
Funky SpaceportFunky Spaceport
Genma VisageGenma Visage
Kayleigh of Kavon IllustrationKayleigh of Kavon Illustration
Kavon comicsKavon comics
Jade SarsonJade Sarson
Jed McPhersonJed McPherson
jenika ioffredajenika ioffreda
Ken McFarlaneKen McFarlane
Ken Reynolds - CognitionKen Reynolds – Cognition
Kit DrawsKit Draws
Lyndon WhiteLyndon White
Martin SimmondsMartin Simmonds
Matt GarveyMatt Garvey
Subversive ComicsSubversive Comics
NaniiebimNaniiebim
Nikki stuNikki stu
Sammy BorrasSammy Borras
Metal Made FleshMetal Made Flesh
Sloth ComicsSloth Comics
SophiralouSophiralou
Tim Kong artTim Kong art
Vamp The Lost SoulVamp The Lost Soul
Patrick WarrenPatrick Warren
Space Babe 113Space Babe 113
Nick BrokenshireNick Brokenshire
Harmonic InkHarmonic Ink
Dominic Blower Brainless BooksDominic Blower Brainless Books
Ben ShillitoBen Shillito
FoxInAShoeFoxInAShoe
Sarah MillmanSarah Millman
ZombyArtZombyArt
Up to Four Players
Top-Banana & Feline TricksterTop-Banana & Feline Trickster
MythopoeiaMythopoeia
Emma GEmma G
Alex Lloyd illustrationAlex Lloyd illustration
Apila Pepita and BrociApila Pepita and Broci
Coco a. ClaireCoco a. Claire
Adam Lumb Creator of The Tide and Steve Thompson -  Kloob ComicsAdam Lumb Creator of The Tide and Steve Thompson – Kloob Comics
Amanda Elanor TribbleAmanda Elanor Tribble
Anthony D LeeAnthony D Lee
Bron JamesBron James
Flammable PenguinsFlammable Penguins
KugaliKugali
KroovKroov
Hamish SteeleHamish Steele
SideQuestSideQuest
Shadow WalkerShadow Walker
Mr. PictoMr. Picto
Beffums ArtworksBeffums Artworks
Screaming Rat ArtScreaming Rat Art
Sara VidigalSara Vidigal
SamMsDesignsSamMsDesigns
Tripolar ComicsTripolar Comics
MLTY Comics & RoxABMLTY Comics & RoxAB
Marius Smuts ProductionsMarius Smuts Productions
Hari DrawsHari Draws
SoundimalsSoundimals
Nick Gribbon - The Dark Wood IllustrationNick Gribbon – The Dark Wood Illustration
BlopShop (Alex Hahn)BlopShop (Alex Hahn)
Art of ElmArt of Elm
Chie & InkoChie & Inko
Adrian SpeedAdrian Speed
Ecco RiverEcco River
Sammy Ward Draws / Tails of MysterySammy Ward Draws / Tails of Mystery
HYPERBOLICHYPERBOLIC
StupidFoxStupidFox
Fatal PeachFatal Peach
Kate mia illustratesKate mia illustrates
Lorn-ArtLorn-Art
Scott KellyScott Kelly
Rebecca Blackwell ReadRebecca Blackwell Read
The SammThe Samm
Rik JacksonRik Jackson
RubusRubus
Parallel Worlds: Dream CollideParallel Worlds: Dream Collide
Silvia CarrusSilvia Carrus
Robin HoelzemannRobin Hoelzemann
Thibaud de RochebruneThibaud de Rochebrune
Helenasia Feat Tom DigbyHelenasia Feat Tom Digby
Tom SparkeTom Sparke
Richard RudgeRichard Rudge
The Word for Word Bible ComicThe Word for Word Bible Comic
Craftea ArtCraftea Art
PinkapplejamPinkapplejam

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