Comic Illustrator residencies at the V&A

Following on from our piece about the Comica convention this coming weekend, it has come to Bloghorn’s attention that the V&A is offering UK-based comic artists a programme of six-month residencies. Budding graphic novelists have until the the 4th January 2009 to apply for one of the four places, which include bursaries and studio space. […]

Graphic novel serialised in The Times

“Unlikely Events: The Times starts a comic strip” by Arthur Watts (click to enlarge) This 1930s Punch cartoon will make current Times readers chuckle, as a full-colour comic strip now appears in the paper every Monday. Excerpt from “The Trial of the Sober Dog” by Nick Abadzis The Trial of the Sober Dog by Nick […]

PCO Procartoonists – Graphic Novels

The resuts of The Observer’s graphic novel competition are out – and you can download the winning pdfs from this link.UPDATE:24th October 2007The Guardian Media Group generally, appear to be getting interested in drawn narrative…British cartoon talent23rd October 2007 From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

PCO Procartoonists – Art or wot?

The graphic novel wave has reached the shores of the Daily Telegraph. Here is an excellent interview with the great Alan Moore.The best British cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

PCO Procartoonists – A history of comics art

Bloghorn would like to offer sincere respects to the BBC for making a whole series of TV programmes about the history of graphic novels – or comics, as we used to know them. Read about episode one here, and set your televisual recording devices for the times listed here (Above image, courtesy of the BBC) […]