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comica social club

A warm happy birthday to Peter Stanbury, good friend and graphic designer, who's just launched a brand new website for his design work, complete with Comica Social Club badges.

Peter's organising a big monthly London meet-up of comics people, on the last Thursday of every month. This Thursday (29 April), everyone's gathering at the Royal Festival Hall Bar from 6pm-9pm. On the Facebook group page, he's written:

When you first arrive look for the man in the bright green fez. He will give you a badge. All other members will wear a badge too, so you will know who they are associated with Comica. The Grand Master will introduce you to someone he thinks may have similar taste or i...nterests. Once you know others a little it will be easy.

This is just what the comics scene needs in London, thanks for setting this up, Peter!



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Apr. 25th, 2010 05:50 pm (UTC)
that sounds a really good idea :) is it just professional comic book artist allowed or can wannable artists (me) come along too? I would really like to get to know other arty folk in my area :)
Apr. 25th, 2010 06:32 pm (UTC)
I think it's for anyone who's interested in comics generally! The Facebook page puts it this way:

A monthly get-together to gab and network on all things comicsey, graphic novelly or Comica Festivally. A chance to meet your fellow cartoonists comics artists writers,and illustrators and readers too. A gathering of like minds.

Sadly, I'm spending the night somewhere else that night for a schools event the next morning, so I won't be there. But I definitely want to come to as many as I can! Really aiming for the second one, let me know how the first one goes! :)
Apr. 25th, 2010 06:44 pm (UTC)
ah that good then! i dont know if i'll be able to make the first one either so i would be aiming for the second one too. :)
Apr. 26th, 2010 10:39 am (UTC)
Wow that is really good of you to put up the badges. Thanks a lot Sarah, and we look forward to meeting anyone who enjoys comics and graphic novels. See you there.

Apr. 26th, 2010 02:31 pm (UTC)
I have a vague plan to come to the second one.
Apr. 27th, 2010 10:36 am (UTC)
Completely off topic but my copy of Songbird came in the mail today. eeee! The pigeon story you did made me tear up a little.
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