Category Archives: Comics

Pecha Kucha night revisted

theedame   15th April 2015   No Comments
Damon Herd at Pecha Kucha Dundee 11

I mentioned a couple of months ago that I was taking part in Creative Dundee‘s Pecha Kucha Global Night – Vol 11 on Friday 20th February 2015. This was a special annual global event developed by the organisers in Tokyo to connect some of the 800 PKN cities around the world. It was a great night with lots of interesting speakers,… Read more »

Double Nickels Forever again

theedame   14th March 2015   No Comments
Double Nickels Forever cover

I received my contributor copies of the Double Nickels Forever the other day, and I have to say it looks great. Put together by the wonderful Warren Craghead and featuring 59 artists including Lydia Wysocki, Simon Moreton, L Nichols, John Porcellino and Warren himself. The book is a tribute to San Pedro punk band the Minutemen with each artist illustrating… Read more »

Comics, Manga & Co. The New Culture Of German Comics

theedame   13th February 2015   No Comments
ComicsMangaCo_invite_0063

This review was originally written in November 2012 for Dundee University Review of the Arts. Comics, Manga & Co. The New Culture Of German Comics is a touring exhibition from the Goethe Institut showing at the Matthew Gallery DJCAD from 2 November – 8 December. It showcases the work of two recent generations of artists from the flourishing world of German comics. At… Read more »

Book Talk from the Scottish Book Trust

theedame   11th February 2015   No Comments
CompletePersepolis

I’m on this month’s Book Talk panel from the Scottish Book Trust. I joined host Sasha de Buyl and Mona Vaghefian (@mvaghefian), Communications Coordinator for the Edinburgh Iranian Festival to discuss the popular autobiographical graphic novel Persepolis, by French-Iranian author Marjane Satrapi. I really enjoyed recording this podcast and listening back I think it came out pretty good. You can stream it below but… Read more »