This month our regular reading group brings Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá’s Umbrella Academy TP Vol 01 to the table! Come on down to discuss the inspiration for the hit Netflix show that brings dysfunctional family dynamics to an apocalyptic superhero saga.
We’re very privileged to have Dr Sarah Bargiela and Sophie Standing here on Thursday the 28th March, 7-9pm, to launch their new title from Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Camouflage: The Hidden Lives of Autistic Women.
To mark the release of Yokoyama Yuichi’s Outdoors from Breakdown Press, we’ll have manga scholar Ryan Holmberg here to discuss the work of the brilliant manga experimentalist on Tuesday the 12th February, 7.30pm-9pm.
It's that time again! The Gosh! sale will be kicking off a little earlier than usual, starting from the 27th when we reopen fresh from the Christmas Holiday and running all the way till the 13th of January. Nothing beats the winter blues like a pile of comics, so come on down the day after Boxing Day (we’ve gotta have some kind of holiday) for the first go at our 50% off back issues, and one (or six) of our 1000s of reduced price graphic novels.
We will be marking the launch of the new Grenfell Tower benefit comic 24 Panels with a launch party to make as much noise as possible about this incredible fundraising project. We will have a huge roster of contributors here on Thursday December 6th, 7-9pm, including Kieron Gillen, Tula Lotay, Ram V, Paul Cornell, Al Ewing, Dan Watters, Caspar Wijngaard, Rachael Smith, Dilraj Mann, Sara Kenney, Gavin Mitchell, Sarah Gordon, Sean Azzopardi, Pablo Clark, Leigh Alexander, Paul Swain, Trevor Boyd, Mike Garley, Erika Price, Gwen Kortsen, Angela Wraight, Drew Wills & Gen Ainslow.
Anna Haifisch and Joe Kessler will be here in conversation on Wednesday the 28th November, 7.30-9pm, in association with Breakdown Press!
We’ll have a quartet of SelfMadeHero stars here to help hold back those winter blues on Friday the 16th November, 7-9pm! Rachael Ball, I.N.J. Culbard, David Hine and Mark Stafford will be in the house to celebrate the release of their new books!
London’s premier comics reading group returns, this month taking a deep dive into the first volume of Prophet, Brandon Graham’s reimagining of Rob Liefeld’s 90’s creation. The group will meet Wednesday the 14th November, 7-9pm, and all are welcome!
Dun dun dun! It’s back! Scream and Misty One-Shot returns for a second outing of old school ghouls and we’ve got another scream-a-riffic signing to go with it! Scary Simon Coleby, Grisly Guy Adams, Lycanthropic Lizzie Boyle, Jeepers John Stokes and Kreepers Kek-W will all be here from 1-2 pm on Saturday Otober 27th to put their spooky scribbles on your copies of the magazine! (They’re all lovely really).
We’ve got a treat for you on Saturday the 20th of October, 1-2 pm: we’ll have The Wicked + The Divine (among many other fabulous titles) writer Kieron Gillen with us, signing the seventh book in the series: Mothering Invention!
We’ll have B.Mure and a whole host of the talented artists of Comic Book Slumber Party here on Friday, October 12th, 7-9pm, to celebrate the release of their new titles Terrible Means and Escape from Bitch Mountain, published by Avery Hill!
We're celebrating the launch of Liminal 11, the new mind, body and spirit publishing company founded by Mike Medaglia & Darren Shill, on Thursday October 11th, 7-9pm! Sarina Mantle and Mike Medaglia will on hand to sign their respective new titles, Women + Patterns + Plants and The Luna Sol Tarot, and they will also have copies of Mini Meditations on Creativity by Tillie Walden and Mini Meditations on Joy by Adam and Lisa Murphy for sale on the evening!