Back Issue Bonanza is Back!
You can find them at the Renfield Centre in Glasgow on the 20th of May 11am-3.30pm.
Guests that have been announced include;
Dave Alexander is an award winning and highly respected comic book creator with over four decades of experience, this includes working for companies such as DC Thompson
(Commando/Starblazer) and Viz Comics.
He was co-founder of the adult humour comic “Electric Soup” in 1989, where “The Mad Mentol MacBam Brothers” made their first appearance.
In 1999 he co-published the marijuana themed comic “Northern Lightz”.
Dave continues to be one of the busiest comic artists around and is currently working in comics on several upcoming projects.
ANNA FRANCESCA SCHIRALDI
Anna Francesca Schiraldi, born in 1989, Bitonto (Italy), graduated in History of Art and Archival Sciences and Teaching Creative and Critical Thinking at the College of Edinburgh, attended two Comics School courses (Hamelin Cartoon Studio and Grafite – Italian Comics and Illustration’s School). She won national contests such as the steampunk/sci-fi contest at ParmaFantasy . She published some works as illustrator (“Treasure Island”-“Robin Hood”). Since she moved to the UK she has published Teddy’s Story for Accent UK Publishing, “Tales of the Damned #3” for Vital Publishing with whom she continues to draw the ongoing kids comic FrankenJenny. She has fully illustrated the Haunted History Bus which currently runs throughout the Edinburgh area. She runs classes on drawing comics from scratch with her Schiraldi Arts Comics and Classes in collaboration with different organizations.
Jim Stewart is a self-taught artist and cartoonist who has been drawing commercially for over 27 years. Best known as the creator of underground superhero Ganjaman and as a founding co-creator of Northern Lightz; his comic strips are featured in Soft Secrets and have been translated into 8 languages. Jim’s self-published editions of Ganjaman Presents feature not just his creative talents, but the writing of both veterans (Alan Grant and John Wagner, to name but a couple) and newcomers to the UG scene.