Thought Bubble 2017 runs 18th – 24th September!


A couple of our favourite Youtube competition entries ^_^ by thoughtbubblefestival
29/11/2008, 12:37 pm
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http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=HiPbPXqNgkQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IMOrK9R0wI

And check out this great report from Factor Fiction

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=nVBPg_D5Cgc



Signing Times by thoughtbubblefestival
07/11/2008, 8:28 am
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For those who want to know when people will be signing and sketching here you go:-

http://www.thoughtbubblefestival.com/08convention%20guest%20times.asp

-S



The Countdown Begins by thoughtbubblefestival
06/11/2008, 12:37 pm
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The Thought Bubble Festival is almost upon us and we’ve got a few updates.

PROGRAMME: WORKSHOPS, FILM SCREENINGS & MORE
http://thoughtbubblefestival.com/08programme.asp

Panels for the Convention 15th November

http://www.thoughtbubblefestival.com/08convention.asp

To purchase tickets in advance please go here:-

http://www.thoughtbubblefestival.com/08tickets.asp

We’ll see you there!

-S



Thought Bubble Workshops 2008. by thoughtbubblefestival
03/11/2008, 12:11 pm
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WORKSHOPS @ Thought Bubble 2008

Last year at Thought Bubble we ran a number of comic book related workshops. Due to them being so popular, we’re able to offer you more this time around! We have drawing, writing, colouring workshops and more for adults and young people. Almost all of our workshops are free (please note that Dr. Simpo’s workshop carries a small fee, scroll down for details), so all you have to do is e-mail us with your name to be put on the list, and turn up on the day!

Two of our workshops are already full, the Mike Carey Comic Book Dialogue Masterclass and Peter Doherty’s Digital Colouring Masterclass, but if you’d like you can e-mail us to be put on a reserve list in case someone else drops out. Due to the brilliant response for those two workshops, we have added a Thursday evening workshop with illustrator Adi Granov, so sign up for that one now as it’s bound to fill up!

Here are the workshop details:

Thursday, 13th November 2008

Adi Granov’s Comic Book Cover Masterclass, 6-8pm, Carriageworks, FREE, 18+ (This workshop is aimed at adults however 16+ are welcome, please state your age when you email us)
Join Marvel artist Adi Granov, best known for his stunning work on Iron Man: Extremis and the Iron Man movie designs, and learn how he goes about creating his iconic cover images in this workshop. This workshop is FREE and aimed at adults. Places are very limited, so book now to avoid disappointment. To book, e-mail thoughtbubble@hotmail.co.uk

Friday, 14th November 2008

Mike Carey’s Comic Book Dialogue Masterclass, 5-6.30pm,
The Carriageworks, FREE, 18+ (This workshop is aimed at adults however 16+ are welcome, please state your age when you email us)
Mike Carey, the acclaimed writer of comic book titles including Hellblazer and Lucifer and the
fantastic series of Felix Castor novels, will be leading a workshop focusing on writing comic
book dialogue. This workshop is FREE and aimed at adults. THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL, SORRY! To be put on the reserve list in case a place becomes available, email thoughtbubble@hotmail.co.uk

Sunday, 16th November 2008

Dr Simpo’s Small Press Workshop, Sunday 16th 11-4.30pm, Travelling Man Coffee Bar,
£5/£4 concession, 18+ (This workshop is aimed at adults however 16+ are welcome, please state your age when you email us)
In this workshop Dr Simpo take you through the stages of creating your own comic book and
you will get the chance to produce the finished article at the end. The fee for the workshop will
include copying facilities, pens and paper. This workshop is aimed at adults. To book email thoughtbubble@hotmail.co.uk  Places are limited, book soon to avoid disappointment

Digital Colouring Masterclass with Peter Doherty, Sunday 16th 1-2.30pm, Leeds Central
Library Computer Room, FREE, 18+ (This workshop is aimed at adults however 16+ are welcome, please state your age when you email us)
Peter Doherty the Eisner nominated colourist well known for his work on Judge Dredd, and
Shaolin Cowboy, will lead this digital colouring workshop using Photoshop. Basic knowledge
of Photoshop is required. This workshop is FREE and aimed at adults. THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL, SORRY! To be put on the waiting list in case a place becomes available, please e-mail thoughtbubble@hotmail.co.uk

Barry Kitson presents How to Draw Comic Books for Young People, Sunday 16th
1-2.30pm, Leeds Central Library 1st Floor Exhibition Space, FREE, ages 12 to 18
Don’t miss your chance to learn how to draw comics with the incredible Barry Kitson whose work
has ranged from Amazing Spider-Man to the Legion of Superheroes. In this workshop you will
learn how to draw your favourite comic book characters and get the chance to design your
own! This workshop is FREE for young people. To book email thoughtbubble@hotmail.co.uk
Places are limited, book soon to avoid disappointment

Science Superhero Masterclass with Dr Annette Taylor and Mark Wilson, Sunday 16th
2-4pm, Leeds Art Gallery Lecture Theatre, FREE, Young people and families.
Have you ever wondered how Spiderman can walk up walls or whether the X-men are really among us? Find out more about superpowers in this masterclass which looks at the way that science copies nature to achieve remarkable things! Dr Annette Taylor and Dr Mark Wilson from the University of Leeds lead a fascinating, interactive event where you will get a chance to peer through microscopes and even examine new technology to see how becoming a real superhero might just be possible! Don’t miss this FREE fun workshop aimed at younger children and families! To book email thoughtbubble@hotmail.co.uk Places are limited, book soon to avoid disappointment.

The Art of Storyboarding with Steve Beaumont, Sunday 16th 2.45-4.45pm
Leeds Central Library 1st Floor Exhibition Space, FREE 18+ (This workshop is aimed at adults however 16+ are welcome, please state your age when you email us)
Here’s your chance to learn about the art of storyboarding with Steve Beaumont,
illustrator and storyboard artist who has worked on everything from film to video games.
This workshop will focus on storyboarding rather than drawing so a basic understanding of drawing is required. This workshop is FREE and aimed at adults. To book email thoughtbubble@hotmail.co.uk  Places are limited, book soon to avoid disappointment.

Digital Colouring Masterclass for Young People with Jamie McKelvie, Sunday 16th
3-4.30pm, Leeds Central Library Computer Room, FREE, ages 12 to 18.
The super talented Jamie McKelvie, artist on Phonogram, Suburban Glamour and X-Men: Divided We Stand, will run this digital colouring workshop for young people. Jamie will go throught the stages of how to colour line drawings in Photoshop, we recommend that you have a basic knowledge of computers to attend. This workshop is FREE and for ages 12 to 18. To book email thoughtbubble@hotmail.co.uk  Places are limited, book soon to avoid disappointment

 

 



Thought Bubble guests 2008! by thoughtbubblefestival
03/11/2008, 12:07 pm
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Thought Bubble 2008 is a celebration of sequential art that will take place on during November at various venues across Leeds. There will be a huge convention event on Saturday 15th in Leeds’ largest, newest venue, Saviles Hall, opposite The Royal Armouries from 10am-5pm. Our guests confirmed so far are:
Confirmed Guests!

MARK MILLAR!!!
(Kick-Ass, The Ultimates, Wanted, Civil War, Fantastic Four)
ALEX MALEEV appearing courtesy of TRAVELLING MAN
(Daredevil, Halo: The Uprising, Nova)
DOUG BRAITHWAITE
(Secret Invasion: Thor, Justice, The Brave & The Bold)
MIKE CAREY
(X-Men: Legacy, Lucifer, Crossing Midnight, Felix Castor novels)
C.B. CEBULSKI
(Marvel Fairytales, The Loners, Wonderlost, Aspen Showcase)
ANDY DIGGLE
(Green Arrow: Year One, The Losers, Hellblazer, Silent Dragon)
ROBIN FURTH
(The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born, The Dark Tower: A Complete Concordance)
ADI GRANOV
(Iron Man, Iron Man Movie Designs, Astonishing X-Men)
RICHARD ISANOVE
(The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born, X-Men Unlimited Vol. 1, 1602)
JOCK
(Green Arrow: Year One, Faker, Hellblazer, The Losers)
BARRY KITSON
(Amazing Spider-Man, The Order, L.E.G.I.O.N.)
DAVID LAFUENTE
(Ultimate Spider-Man Annual #3, Patsy Walker: Hellcat, X-Men: Divided We Stand Book 1)
SIMONE LIA
(Fluffy, Sausages & Carrots)
SEAN PHILLIPS
(Marvel Zombies, Criminal, Batman: Jekyll & Hyde)
EMMA VIECELI
(Manga Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Dragon Heir)

Plus the following brilliant creators will be in attendance:

HANNAH BERRY
(Britten & Br√ľlightly)
CY DETHAN
(Starship Troopers, Extinction Protocol, Cancertown)
D’ISRAELI
(H.G. Well’s War of the Worlds, Leviathan, Batman: No Man’s Land)
NIGEL DOBBYN
(Power Rangers, Thunderbirds, Billy the Cat)
PETER DOHERTY
(Shaolin Cowboy, Judge Dredd, Grendel Tales)
NEIL EDWARDS
(Starship Troopers, Transformers, Action Man)
LEIGH GALLAGHER
(Defoe, LEGO: Bionicle, Justice League Unlimited)
DR. MEL GIBSON
(Comics scholar and consultant!)
KIERON GILLEN
(Phonogram, newuniversal)
DAVID GOLDING
(The Hunter)
JAMES HODGKINS
(Lass Vegas, Batman, JSA)
FRAZER IRVING
(Gutsville, Inhumans: Silent War, Iron Man; Inevitable)
STAZ JOHNSON
(Heroes, Dracula, Cable & Deadpool, Civil War: War Crimes)
ANTONY JOHNSTON
(Wasteland, Dead Space, Wolverine manga)
TONY LEE
(Doctor Who: The Forgotten, Starship Troopers, Hope Falls)
SONIA LEONG
(Comic Book Tattoo, Love Stuffing, Once Upon a Time…)
YISHAN LI
(Cutie B, Le Conte Du Boudoir Hante, Heroes Happen Here Project)
JAMIE MCKELVIE
(Suburban Glamour, Phonogram, X-Men: Divided We Stand)
LEAH MOORE
(The Darkness VS. Eva: Daughter of Dracula, Raise the Dead, Albion)
JOHN REPPION
(The Darkness VS. Eva: Daughter of Dracula, Raise the Dead, Albion)
ADRIAN SALMON
(Judge Dredd, Doctor Who, The Faceless: A Terry Sharp Story)
DECLAN SHALVEY
(Hero Killers, Frankenstein, Freak Show)
LIAM SHARP
(Lap of the Gods, Testament, Lord Havok and the Exterminators)
JORDAN SMITH
(Alice in Sunderland, ShadowPlay)



Don’t miss out on 2008’s great competitions! by thoughtbubblefestival
03/11/2008, 11:56 am
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