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Another amazing Thought Bubble festival is behind us. but don’t be sad because that mean’s it’s time for our annual post TB mega signing. This Monday, the 24th, we have three incredibly talented creators coming in to sign for you lucky, lucky people! Leslie Hung, artist on the mega-hit Bryan Lee O’Malley-penned Snotgirl? Check! Greg Rucka, writer on too many great books to count, but including Lazarus, Black Magick, Wonder Woman, Gotham Central, Stumptown, Queen & Country and on and on and on? Check! Legendary Gaijin Studios co-founder Brian Stelfreeze, lately of Black Panther fame and making his first European comic shop appearance? Check! There’s someone for everyone there! Get your butts down here, 6-7pm! More details here. And thanks to the great folks at the Thought Bubble festival for making this possible!
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It’s the biggest signing of the year for us next Monday the 24th, with three incredibly talented creators coming in to sign for you lucky, lucky people! Leslie Hung, artist on the mega-hit Bryan Lee O’Malley-penned Snotgirl? Check. Greg Rucka, writer on too many great books to count, but including Lazarus, Black Magick, Wonder Woman, Gotham Central, Stumptown, Queen & Country and on and on and on? Check. Legendary Gaijin Studios co-founder Brian Stelfreeze, lately of Black Panther fame and making his first European comic shop appearance? Check. There’s someone for everyone there, people! Get your butts down here, 6-7pm! More details here. And thanks to the good folks at the Thought Bubble festival for making this possible.Read More
Hey folks, dust off those CVs, because recruitment time is here again! We’re looking to fill the position of Assistant to the Book Buyer.
Yes, Shaun is leaving us for more lucrative climes, so it’s your big chance to net that comic shop job your parents warned you about.Read More
In case you missed it, we've got an absolute killer of a triple signing coming up on Monday 24th September in association with the amazing Thought Bubble festival: Leslie Hung (Snotgirl), Greg Rucka (Lazarus) and Brian Stelfreeze (Black Panther) will all be here from 6-7pm to sign, chat, and generally impress! Don't miss this amazing opportunity to meet an incredible trio. More details here.Read More
The big news is the change in our standing order service, which takes effect from this week! In case you missed it, we'll no longer be bagging standing order comics individually by default, in order to reduce our plastic waste. You can still have your comics bagged free of charge, but you need to opt in by dropping us an email or letting us know in person. Read the blurb above for all the details, and if you want things bagged from this week, let us know ASAP!Read More
The usual Bank Holiday weekend reminder that this week's new releases (for Wednesday the 29th) will only be arriving on the day they go out. So keep an eye on our social media, where we'll make an announcement as soon as the books are on the shelf.Read More
Reads, our monthly reading group, returns this Wednesday with a small press spotlight. Everyone can bring along their favourite small press book to show and tell with the group. No problem if nothing springs to mind, you're still welcome to come along and get some good reading tips! Things kick off here at 7pm on Wednesday August 22nd. More details here.Read More
Quiet week on the events front this week, but we've got a couple of goodies next week!
First up, on Thursday the 23rd, 7-9pm, we'll have Liam Cobb and Becca Tobin here to celebrate the release of their new books from Retrofit! Liam will have his new book The Prince, while Becca will have her latest graphic novel Understanding. More details here.
But before that, our reading group, Reads, meets next Wednesday the 22nd, 7-9pm, for a very special small press show-and-tell edition, where participants can bring along their favourite self-published books. As ever, everyone is welcome, new and old!Read More
This week sees the launch party for Isabel and Imogen Greenberg's latest collaboration Athena: The Story of a Goddess! It's a picturebook retelling of the adventures of the Greek goddess, presented in a lovely hardcover format, and the Greenberg sisters will be here on Thursday, August 9th, 7-9pm to sign YOUR copy! More details here.Read More
In case you missed it, we announced two upcoming events to circle in your diary:
We'll have Giant Days creator John Allison and the author of the Giant Days novel, Non Pratt, here to discuss their work and the act of adaptation on Wednesday, August 29th, 7.30-9pm! John and Non will be here to discuss the series and the tricky work of adaptation from one medium to another, staying true to the vision of the original work while exploiting the strengths of its new narrative home. The talk will kick off at 7.30pm and be followed by a short signing, and seating is unreserved so no need for tickets or booking: just come on down and grab a seat! You can pre-order a signed copy of the novel here on our webstore.Read More