August 4th, 2011

china adventure comic, part 7

But first... exciting news! My ever-so-fab studio mate Gary Northfield has just seen his hilarious Beano comic Derek the Sheep go to THE BIG STAGE!! Hurrah! Derek with sound and all the fury!

Click over to Gary's blog, Stupidmonsters, to find out all the details. The play runs Tuesday 9th, Wednesday 10th, Thursday 11th and Saturday 13th August, all at 2pm, at AbbeyFest in southwest London. Don't miss it!

Now, for my China travel comic: head on over to read it on the David Fickling blog!

Philip Reeve has written a fascinating article for the School Library Journal about Dystopian fiction for teens... is there any room for humour or optimism? And why are grim futures so appealing? Go read it here.

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gosh! comics has new digs!

I was meeting some family friends for lunch in town and on the way back, dashed through Soho to see Gosh! Comics new shop, which just opened today! I've absolutely loved their shop across the street from the British Museum, so I was a bit concerned when I found they were moving. But I can report back, all is well. In fact, the new shop is even BETTER!

It's on Berwick Street, so if you're walking along Shaftesbury Avenue, cut up between the Apollo and Gielgud theatres, through the arch under Maurice House (along a street of slightly ill repute) to Berwick Street Market, and it's the first building on the right, No 1.

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