Comiket: Independent Comics Market

Don’t miss this chance to meet creators and publishers in person and discover the vibrant diversity of their comics, manga and graphic novels. Throughout the day, you can watch artists demonstrating their talents in the live Drawing Parade, sketching and signing their comics for you. In association with Comica.London

Saturday 8 October 2016, 10.30am-5.00pm

Free entry to the Comiket fair

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Entrance to 'The Story of British Comics So Far: Cor! By Gum! Zarjaz!' exhibition: Adults £5 Annual Pass | Under 18s Free

Fundraising Talk: By Gum – Dan Dare!

Following the daytime independent comics market ‘Comiket’, celebrate the visionary genius of Frank Hampson, creator of Eagle’s ‘Pilot of the Future’ Dan Dare, with his son Peter Hampson, the inspiration for the character Flamer Spry. Secrets of Frank Hampson’s life and work will be revealed, from his intensive studio process using costumes and props to his later struggles and international acclaim. Hosted by co-curator Paul Gravett. In association with Comica.London. Advance booking required. Click here to book.

Saturday 8 October 2016, 6.00pm - 7.00pm
£12 (incl. one free glass of wine or juice)

The associated exhibition ‘The Story of British Comics So Far’ will be open from 5.00pm – 6.00pm after the ‘Comica Comiket: Independent Comics Market’ finishes at 5.00pm. The talk will run from 6.00pm – approximately 7.00pm.

Proceeds from this talk will go to The Lightbox which is a registered charity (no. 1073543). As a charity we rely on fundraising and donations to help support us so that we can continue to provide our extensive exhibitions, workshops, talks and events programme and run free community projects with local groups who would not usually have access to arts services.


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The Lightbox, Chobham Road, Woking, GU21 4AA Date and time 08 October, 2016 10.30 - 17.00
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