Monday 14 August 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Popular graphic novelist duo Metaphrog present The Little Mermaid, a beautifully illustrated new version of the Hans Christian Andersen classic. Learn how they turn well-known tales into graphic novels and watch in awe as they recreate some of their...
How a Comic Book Icon Rose to the Top
Tuesday 15 August 8:15pm - 9:15pm
For anyone with even the merest interest in comic books, the story of 2000AD is an essential part of their education. David Bishop and Steve MacManus have been editors of the publication in very different eras and are in a privileged position to discuss...
The World of Quantum Physics as a Graphic Novel
Saturday 19 August 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Dubbed as ‘Tintin meets Brian Cox’, Mysteries of the Quantum Universe gets its head round the mind-bending world of quantum physics in a graphic novel which took France by storm. The authors, Mathieu Burniat (graphic illustrator) and Thibault Damour...
Sunday 20 August 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Graphic Novels of Influential Women
Sunday 20 August 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Katherine Mansfield was the only writer of whom Virginia Woolf was jealous. The New Zealand icon, who died from tuberculosis at the age of 34, is brought to vivid life through Sarah Laing’s new graphic novel memoir. Hannah Berry’s Livestock is a...
Comic Capers of a Deadly Kind
Tuesday 22 August 8:15pm - 9:15pm
A must for fans of dark graphic novel fantasies. David Baillie has set his Red Thorn series in a modern-day Glasgow which is fuelled by Scottish mythology and characters who make some bad decisions. Rob Davis follows up award-winning The Motherless Oven...
Saturday 26 August 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Debi Gliori shares her experience of depression in the beautiful Night Shift, while in Thornhill Pam Smy builds an emotional connection between two people separated by time but drawn together by place. Meet these two exceptional illustrators and learn...