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  1. Latest Guest Announcement - John Flanagan Autograph: £10 Photo Shoot: £10 Buy Tickets Here Actor- The Sweeney, Brazil, Writer - Doctor Who, Robin Of Sherwood, Meglos
  2. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - Joe Casey Creator: Ben 10; Generation X Writer: Sex; Gødland; Cable; Wildcats; Deathlok; Adventures of Superman; Uncanny X-Men; Automatic Kafka; X-Men: Children of the Atom; Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes; Fantastic Four: First Family TODAY Joe Casey is known for his work in TV animation, particularly as part of Man of Action Studios, which created Ben 10 and Generation Rex for Cartoon Network as well as Marvel's Big Hero Six, which formed the basis of the 2014 Disney animated movie of the same name. Along with his studio partners – Joe K
  3. Artist/writer: Watchmen; Secret Service; The Originals; Give me Liberty; 2000 AD Attending: Sunday Afternoon APPOINTED Britain's first Comics Laureate in 2014, Dave Gibbons is internationally acclaimed as the creator – with writer Alan Moore – of DC’s groundbreaking 1986 series, Watchmen. An alumnus of the UK’s fanzine scene, his first work appearing in Fantasy Advertiser in 1970 with contributions to such underground comics as The Trials of Nasty Comics and cOZmic Comics following over the next couple of years, the artist very quickly graduated to professional assignments. H
  4. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - Lew Stringer Attending: Friday, Saturday & Sunday Writer/artist: Sonic the Comic; Viz; The Beano; Toxic! TODAY Lew Stringer is appreciated as much for his wealth of knowledge of British comics as he is for the stories he has written and drawn for them. Across a career that stretches back to the late 1970s when he started creating his own self-published titles, Stringer has contributed humour strips to a vast array of British comics, among them Viz, Oink!, Sonic the Comic, Toxic!, The Beano and The Dandy as well as to Geek for the Norwegian
  5. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - Chris Geary Attending: Friday, Saturday & Sunday Writer/artist: International Aces; Aces Weekly IN 2010, after three years contributing to such British small press titles as FutureQuake and Zarjaz, Chris Geary embarked on International Aces. An ambitious four-volume graphic novel series recounting the true stories of the top pilots of World War I, it was released in 2013 as was Commitment, a graphic novel/guide to risk management that he co-authored and drew. Geary is also a regular contributor to the digital comics art ma
  6. TWO TITANS of British comics are to make their first joint appearance at London Film & Comic at Olympia over the weekend of July 29-31. Artist Carlos Ezquerra will be on hand on all three days with John Wagner, the writer with whom he created Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog, joining him on Saturday and Sunday. The legends of 2000 AD have worked in multiple genres with their credits appearing in numerous titles on both sides of the Atlantic. They are looking forward to meeting their legion of fans. Both will be happy to sign copies of their comics while Ezquerra will also be sketching.
  7. Writer/artist: V for Vendetta; Kickback; Aces Weekly Attending: Friday, Saturday & Sunday THE MASTERMIND behind Aces Weekly, the online comic anthology he launched in 2010, David Lloyd is best-known for V for Vendetta, which he created in collaboration with writer Alan Moore. The strip was originally serialised in Warrior between 1982 and 1984 before being concluded at DC in 1989. That was almost 15 years after the British artist got his break drawing a story for The Magician Annual 1975 although that proved to be a false start – it was another three years before his care
  8. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - William Geradts Attending: Friday, Saturday & Sunday Comic Creator Writer of titles such as Warden, Darwin Faeries, The Time Travelling Tourist, The Inspiration Duncans, One Must Break, Attica and Prepocalypse William will have selected trade collections available exclusively at LFCC including the UK release of PREPOCALYPSE Volume 1 and 2! visit www.beyondrealitymedia.com for comic pages and look out for BRM Comics at LFCC. Exclusive for the UK!
  9. Writer/editor: Resident Alien; Terra Obscura; 2000 AD; The Sandman Presents: Love Street; Captain America/Nick Fury: The Otherworld War Attending: Saturday Only AFTER working for The Who's Pete Townsend as commissioning editor for Eel Pie Publishing, Peter Hogan wound up at Quality Comics, where he served as an editor on the UK-based label's line of 2000 AD reprints aimed at the US market. That was during the mid-to-late '80s after which he moved on to Fleetway. There, after working on 1989's 2000 AD Winter Special, he became editor ofRevolver, editing all seven issues of the exper
  10. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - Rich Buckler FIRST APPEARANCE OUTSIDE AMERICA Attending: Friday, Saturday & Sunday Writer/artist/editor: Deathlok; Fantastic Four; Superman vs Shazam!; All-Star Squadron; Spectacular Spider-Man; World's Finest; Red Circle Comics WHILE he is renowned for his ground-breaking creation of Deathlok the Demolisher, Rich Buckler had been working in comics for years before his 1974 introduction of the futuristic cyborg in Marvel's Astonishing Tales #25. Buckler – who had been producing work for fanzines and organising conventions in his native De
  11. JAMIE DELANO Writer: Hellblazer; Captain Britain; Animal Man; Batman: Manbat; Outlaw Nation Attending: Saturday Only UNDOUBTEDLY best-known for Hellblazer, the Vertigo series that many consider the DC mature readers imprint's flagship title, Jamie Delano began his comics career some five years before Alan Moore hand-picked him to chronicle the exploits of the streetwise magician the acclaimed British writer had introduced in 1985's Swamp Thing #37. Delano's first professional writing assignments were for Marvel UK where, beginning in 1983's Daredevils #11, he authored text stor
  12. JOHN WAGNER Writer: Star Wars; 2000 AD; A History of Violence Attending: Friday, Saturday & Sunday LAUDED as the co-creator of Judge Dredd and as a founding father of 2000 AD(where the Lawman of the Future made his debut in the 1977 second issue of the self-styled Galaxy's Greatest Comic), John Wagner set out to be a professional writer some 10 years earlier. Born in the USA but brought up in Scotland from the age of 12, Wagner began writing for Dundee-based DC Thomson in the 1960s eventually rising to become chief sub-editor of Romeo. It was while working on the UK comics
  13. EL TORRES Writer/publisher/editor: Nancy in Hell; Rogues!; The Westwood Witches ATTENDING Friday, Saturday & Sunday BASED in Spain but publishing only English-language titles, Amigo Comics is the brainchild of Juan ‘El’ Torres, whose earliest US excursion was as the writer of CVO: Covert Vampire Operations – African Blood. That 2006 four-parter was published by IDW, for which Torres simultaneously wrote the four-issue Zombies! Eclipse of the Undead. For IDW he also authored two other four-parters – 2009’s The Veil and the following year’s The Suicide Forest. In addition, in 2
  14. GARY WHITLOCK Writer/artist: The Beano; Aces Weekly ATTENDING: Saturday & Sunday TODAY Gary Whitlock is probably identified through his Drell’s Marauders strip for David Lloyd’s online anthology Aces Weekly but the former graphic artist for Cleveland Fire Brigade’s Fire Prevention Department has numerous humour comics in his credits. Among them are Gas, Gutter, Zit, Smut, Adroit and Acne while he also created an abundance of gag cartoons for The Weekly News. Additionally Whitlock, who also drew for The Beano, is the founder of Monkeyhound Publishing through which he has re
  15. EL TORRES Writer/publisher/editor: Nancy in Hell; Rogues!; The Westwood Witches ATTENDING: Saturday & Sunday BASED in Spain but publishing only English-language titles, Amigo Comics is the brainchild of Juan ‘El’ Torres, whose earliest US excursion was as the writer of CVO: Covert Vampire Operations – African Blood. That 2006 four-parter was published by IDW, for which Torres simultaneously wrote the four-issue Zombies! Eclipse of the Undead. For IDW he also authored two other four-parters – 2009’s The Veil and the following year’s The Suicide Forest. In addition, in 2010 he
  16. SARA KENNEY Writer: Surgeon X Filmmaker: Angels & Ghosts; Professor Regan Investigates; Future Earth; Impact Earth Attending: Friday, Saturday & Sunday COMING later this year from Image, Surgeon X will mark Sara Kenney's entree into the world of comics. Her primary career is as a documentary filmmaker. As a director and/or producer her screen credits stretch back to 2000. They include Angels & Ghosts, Journeys to the Bottom of the Sea, Race to Mars and Planet Dinosaur as well as Impact Earth, a 2007 TV movie.
  17. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - MIKE CAREY Writer: The Unwritten; Lucifer; Hellblazer; X-Men; Ultimate Fantastic Four; X-Men: Legacy Attending: Saturday & Sunday DURING the first eight years of his professional career Mike Carey worked on the margins. He wrote Inferno (a five-parter) and the Dr Faustus one-shot for Caliber, contributed to Britain's short-lived Toxic! and starred Ozzy Osborne and Pantera in Rock-It Comics titles. Then in 1999 Vertigo came calling for the British writer... The DC mature readers imprint assigned him to script the three issues of The Sandman P
  18. Writer: Alien; Predator; The American; Stalkers Screenwriter/producer: Daredevil; Constantine; Battlestar Galactica; Heroes; Smallville; The Mask; Timecop Attending: Friday, Saturday & Sunday THESE days Mark Verheiden is known for his work as a writer and/or producer on such comics-related TV shows as Daredevil, Constantine and Heroes but he began his career back at Dark Horse Comics back in 1987. His first venture was The American featuring the patriotic superhero that he had created. That ran to eight issues, but it was his second project that made the writer a name to be rec
  19. EL TORRES Writer/publisher/editor: Nancy in Hell; Rogues!; The Westwood Witches Attending: Saturday & Sunday BASED in Spain but publishing only English-language titles, Amigo Comics is the brainchild of Juan ‘El’ Torres, whose earliest US excursion was as the writer of CVO: Covert Vampire Operations – African Blood. That 2006 four-parter was published by IDW, for which Torres simultaneously wrote the four-issue Zombies! Eclipse of the Undead. For IDW he also authored two other four-parters – 2009’s The Veil and the following year’s The Suicide Forest. In 2010 he also scripted
  20. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - Alan Davis Attending: Saturday & Sunday Writer/Artist: Excalibur; Captain Britain; The ClanDestine: JLA: The Nail: Killraven: Fantastic Four: The End ALTHOUGH his first published work was providing illustrations to British fanzines it wasn't very long before Alan Davis made his professional debut. That was drawing The Crusader, which appeared in Frantic, a Marvel UK title, in 1981. From there he immediately leaped to the strip that was to make his name... Captain Britain. He drew the British superhero's exploits across a variety of Marvel UK
  21. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - Dan Slott Attending: Saturday & Sunday Writer: Amazing Spider-Man; Silver Surfer; She-Hulk; Batman Adventures PRINCIPAL Amazing Spider-Man writer since 2010, Dan Slott has been pivotal in restoring Marvel’s web-slinging flagship hero to his position as a fan favourite. Slott, who actually began his association with the wall-crawler’s core title back in 2008, kicked of his career in 1991. Starting out as assistant editor on Captain America and Thor, his first writing credit was an eight-pager for 1991’s Punisher Summer Special. Contributions to
  22. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - Kieron Gillen Attending: Saturday & Sunday Writer: Darth Vader, Star Wars, Phonogram, Thor; Uncanny X-Men; Ion Man; Uber; The Wicked + The Divine KIERON Gillen's first major foray into comics came 11 years into his career as a games and music journalist. Launched by Image in 2006, the Jamie McKelvie-illustrated Phonogram immediately propelled the writer and his artistic collaborator along the fast track to comicbook superstardom. Prior to the release of the Image six-parter Gillen had dabbled in comics primarily within the British small press a
  23. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - Jim Balent Attending: Saturday & Sunday Writer/Artist: Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose; Catwoman For the first eight years of his career, Jim Balent drew for a wide variety of publishers. Starting off in 1985 with a contribution to DC's Sgt Rock #397, his work appeared at Marvel, First, Eternity, Adventure and Harris in such titles as Air Raiders Coloring Book, Nexus, Shattered Earth, Evangeline, From the Darkness and Vampirella. Across the same period he also became in demand for his cover work, especially as he established himself as a leadi
  24. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - Holly Golightly Attending: Saturday & Sunday Writer/Artist: Holly G!’s School Bites; Sabrina the Teenage Witch; Vampfire OCCASIONALLY credited as Holly G!, Holly Golightly's earliest work was done under the name Fauve. Her career began in 1994 with the three-issue Carnal Comics – Sarah Jane Hamilton and went on to include the first issue of the mini's companion series Carnal Comics: True Stories of Adult Movie Stars as well as such other risqué titles as Avenue X, Razor Swimsuit Special and Vamperotica Lingerie Special. In 1996 she created
  25. Latest Comic Guest Announcement - Lew Stringer Attending:Saturday & Sunday Writer/artist: Sonic the Comic; Viz; The Beano; Toxic! TODAY Lew Stringer is appreciated as much for his wealth of knowledge of British comics as he is for the stories he has written and drawn for them. Across a career that stretches back to the late 1970s when he started creating his own self-published titles, Stringer has contributed humour strips to a vast array of British comics, among them Viz, Oink!, Sonic the Comic, Toxic!, The Beano and The Dandy as well as to Geek for the Norwegian market a
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