Three Nobrow Artists, One Show: SPX 2014!

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Nobrow is headed to Bethesda, Maryland and we’re bringing the thunder down hard on SPX!

One of the best and most popular shows in the indie comics scene, SPX is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year, and it’s looking to be the best SPX yet!  Nobrow’s US team of former Prom Kings will be there, holding down the fort at Tables W34-35. We’ll be showing off our amazing lineup of books, including John Martz’s Ignatz Award nominated Destination XWe’ll also be bringing in the big guns this year with not one— but two!— SPX-exclusive debut books: Roman Muradov’s hotly anticipated graphic novel debut (In a Sense) Lost and Found, and Dustin Harbin’s insanely detailed and massive leporello Behold! The Dinosaurs!

Not enough for you?  Two handsome debut books at one of the greatest comics shows in the world and you still want more?  Well how about this: Signings from THREE of Nobrow’s newest cartoonists!

Andrew Rae will be flying out from England to sign his first graphic novel Moonhead and the Music Machine from 11am to 12pm on Saturday, Roman Muradov will be signing (In a Sense) Lost and Found from 1pm to 3pm on Saturday and Sunday, and Dustin Harbin will be signing copies of Behold! The Dinosaurs! on Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 4pm just for you!

Those deafening sounds of excitement in your very souls, getting stronger with every beat of your heart?  That would be Nobrow— bringing the thunder as promised.

Posted by angela on Sep 10th, 05:53pm

As Zine by Nobrow at the V&A

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When asked whether we’d like to run a workshop at the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of London Design Festival there was little else we could do but rush to the kettle for the most sedative cups of tea we had on hand (camomile, if you’re interested). The answer of course was a unanimous roar of YES (slurp of tea) PLEASE (slurp again)! We were thrilled at the opportunity and quickly put our heads together to come up with a workshop befitting of the invitation, and brief – design in books and illustration. For those of you that don’t know, London Design Festival started up in 2003 and in its eleven years in action has grown to become one of the most important annual design festivals in the world. It is made up of over 300 events and exhibitions, involving every aspect of design. It is a thrilling time of year to be in London. So, this Saturday (13th September) come join Nobrow designer Emily Sear in creating your very own zine. Inspired by the annual Nobrow magazine, we’ll be asking you to unleash your imagination through illustration. With the brief in hand you will be asked to consider elements of design with colour (restricted), content (structured) and layout. See you there.

” As Zine by Nobrow” – Saturday 13 September, 4.00-5.30 pm at the Art Studio, Sackler Centre, Victoria and Albert Museum

Posted by angela on Sep 10th, 11:36am

Baltimore (and Chewbecca) Awaits!

il_fullxfull.291571081Fry up those crab cakes and crack open a case of Natty Boh, because Nobrow is heading out to Baltimore Comic-Con!

Going strong on its fourteenth year, Baltimore Comic-Con is known far and wide as one of America’s beloved comic book conventions, and we at Nobrow are very excited to be a part of it.  We’ll be there with a whole bunch of our great Nobrow books, hanging out with our comicbookin’ pals from all over the world and rubbing elbows with Chewbacca himself (arguably the greatest Wookie of all time).

It’s all happening from September 5th through the 7th where Nobrow’s US team will be setting up shop at Table 2202.  They’ll be proudly showing off all of the latest Nobrow releases as well as some other surprises that you’ll just have to see to believe.  Better start making room in those oversized swag bags!

Posted by angela on Sep 4th, 11:00am

A Journey to Antarctica with William Grill!

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William Grill, the recent winner of the prestigious AOI  New Talent Award, is joining the ranks of well seasoned festival goers and jetting off to the fair city of Edinburgh for this year’s International Book Fair. The festival’s programme is absolutely choca with some of the most inspiring authors, illustrators, movers and shakers around, including the likes of Judith Kerr, Phillip Ardagh and Axel Scheffler. We’re delighted to have one of our leading illustrators on board, so if you’ve got the chance to head to Edinburgh this year set your alarm on Tuesday 12th of August and join us at 10.30am to hear Will in conversation with Andrew Blair. And, to add even more oomph to the day, we’ve supplied the festival with the very last 40 copies of first edition Shackleton’s Journey before the reprint is out mid-August. Don’t say we don’t spoil you. You can book here now.

Posted by angela on Aug 5th, 02:25pm

What a fest!

For those of you unlucky enough to have missed out on the third ELCAF this summer (we imagine the reason could only have been an unfortunate bout of shingles that kept you bed-ridden for days), fear not! We’ve managed to put together a tidy little video capturing the very best of what there was to offer this year. Dust off the party hat, watch the vid. and relive the moments that made ELCAF 2014 a momentous occasion. Enjoy!

ELCAF 2014 from Nobrow Ltd on Vimeo.

Created by Carlos Jimenez

 

Posted by angela on Aug 4th, 02:07pm

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