Arts Comics in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Arts Comics


Devoted to comics published in the UK with descriptions of comics and associated artwork.

British Library: British Comics Collection

Gives a history of comics received by the British Library via legal deposit since the 1870s, and shows highlights of their collection.

Place for finding British comics. Includes the history of British comics with each comic histories page containing links for images of first and last issues, and annual galleries.

Comics Forum

Aims to increase the visibility and accessibility of comics scholarship through an academic conference that brings together scholars, artists and fans.

Down the Tubes

Portal for British comics news, events and features. Includes a guide to writing comics. johnfreeman_dtb/

Dr Mel Comics

Comics scholar and consultant provides a wealth of resources for those interested in the history and development of British comics.

Fleetway Street

Toonhound's unofficial guide to those fun British comics of the seventies and eighties; Whoopee!, Krazy, Buster, Cheeky, Shiver & Shake, Cor!!, Whizzer & Chips, Monster Fun, Knockout, WOW!, Jackpot, and School Fun.


Graphic novel reviews and previews with indexes by writer, artist, series, and genre.

Guardian: Comics and Graphic Novels

Recent stories from the Guardian plus editor's picks.

International Bande Dessinée Society

Forum for scholarly exchange on all aspects of the bande dessinée, or French-language comic strip.

Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics

Peer reviewed journal covering all aspects of the graphic novel and comic strip including their cultural contexts. Aims and scope, featured articles, and call for papers.

Laydeez do Comics

Unique graphic novel forum with a focus on comic works based on life narrative, the drama of the domestic and the everyday.

The London Old Boys' Book Club

Formed in 1948, the club meets every month to discuss, enjoy and generally celebrate the output of a variety of authors, illustrators, and stars of stage and screen.

Paul Gravett

Explores the worlds of comics, graphic novels and manga through a blog, reviews and articles, creator profiles, books, exhibitions and things to do listings. paul_gravett

Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance

Founded by Sha Nazir and John Farman in April 2011, in response to the growing wealth of output from comic creators in the local scene.

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