15 September – 15 October 2017
The Great British Comic Art exhibition will bring together original pages from some of the best talents Britain has produced, from the heydays of the 50s and 60s to today’s superstars. Over the generations Britain has produced many innovative and talented artists who have created some of the most memorable images in the comics medium. The show will include artwork from the full range of genres and era’s, including legendary Boys comic such as The Eagle, Lion, Roy Of The Rovers and Tiger, Girls titles like Princess, Tina and Misty along with more contemporary comics like 2000Ad and Warrior. Among the many artists featured in the exhibition will be legends such as Dave Gibbons, David Lloyd, Simon Bisley, Jim Holdaway, John Bolton, Brian Bolland, Frank Bellamy and Don Lawrence. In recent Years British talent has found great success working for top American publishers such as Marvel, DC and Image, and the show will include such internationally famous names as Alan Davis, Charlie Adlard, Duncan Fegredo, Ben Oliver and Steve Dillon.
The exhibition will be a feast for the eyes showcasing the work of numerous fan favourites, while also introducing many unfamiliar artists to an international audience for the first time. It will be a show not to be missed!
The exhibition curated by David Roach and Bartosz Nowicki is organised as a part of 28th International Festival of Comics and Games in Łódź, Poland.