Andrew Weldon considers a different kind of critical failure.
Andrew Weldon draws political and gag cartoons, and has written and illustrated childrens’ books.
Welcome to the World Comics Capital / Graphic novels & comics
By Alex Landragin
Mike Shuttleworth has just visited Angoulême, France, for the 38th Festival international de la bande dessinée, the world’s biggest international comics festival. In a cross-post from his blog, he tells us what he found there.
Imagine the crowd at the MCG, the AFL grand final. Double it and then add a few thousand more. More than 200,000 people turned up for the 38th Angoulême…
Books Illuminating the Future / Graphic novels & comics
Click to watch video (Image by Dan Hallett)
Jonathan Walker challenges what a writer is with his illuminated novel, Five Wounds, which mixes images and text, writing and illustrating. He likens his book to an “analogue iPad” but doesn’t think it would work on the Kindle, so how will books evolve with new technology? And what is the future for writers?