Comics and Conflicts: Stories of War in Comics

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Starting this Friday 19th August at The Imperial War Museum, Comics and Conflicts: Stories of War in Comics, Graphic Novels and Manga, is two days of events that fall under the umbrella of Paul Gravett’s Comica festival.

Guests include Garth Ennis, Pat Mills, David Collier, Mikkel Sommer, Sean Duffield, Dave Turbitt & Adrian Searle, Eileen and Francesca Cassavetti and more.

Last-minute extras are David Blandy and Inko, creators of the anime-collage autobio-documentary and manga-inspired comic Child of the Atom. Check out the Child of the Atom trailer here.

There's a full-day Friday academic conference, talks and panels, a comics workshop, free film screenings from 4.30pm Saturday of the Comics Go To War documentary, plus an exhibition of of Joe Colquhoun's originals from Charley's War and more.

Alex Fitch is hosting a special Comics & Conflicts preview broadcast from 8-9pm Tuesday 16th on Resonance FM.

Full details and links to book up for events at Comics and Conflict can be found here.

A feature article on the main guest creators can also be read at Paul Gravett's site here.

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