Paul Gravett o Komikazama / Osvrt

Paul Gravett je londonski novinar, kustos, predavač, pisac, suosnivač festivala i međunarodni strip ekspert koji radi u strip izdavaštvu i na promociji stripa od 1981.

Paul Gravett

? photo: paul gravett & ivana armanini on the komikaze stand @ angouleme festival 2022. we celebrate 10th anniversary of our first meeting at Poznan and 20th of the KOMIKAZE?? > FB LINK < > POZNAN 2001 < > ANGOULEME 2002 <


paul gravett / 15.12.2021: “it really is quite something for a fiercely experimental comix anthology to reach its 20th issue. here’s komikaze #20, bursting with unflagging creative energy, and with a cover & strip by mp fikaris – whose birthday happens to be today!

Paul Gravett / 7.2021: “KOMIKAZE: DISCOVER CROATIA’S AWARD-WINNING COMIX ANTHOLOGY: At the 2020 Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d’Angoulême, the global, bi-lingual (English and Croatian) comix anthology KOMIKAZE very deservedly was awarded the Prix BD Alternative. Since 2002, this annual compendium has provided a vital, vigorous space for expressive, challenging approaches to the medium. Based in Zagreb with Ivana Armanini as main editor, issues #18 & #19 here are the latest, (120-128 pages, 500 copies). Cover of #18 is by Radovan Popovic (Russia), cover of #19 by Elevator Teeth ( Here are a few sample pages by Bambi Kramer (Italy) and Harukichi (Japan) from #18, and Rikke Viladsen (Denmark) and Lina Marie Ehrentraut (Germany) from #19. They are also regularly showcasing more artists in their Komikaze New Webzine, up to issue #57:
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PAUL GRAVETT: Suosnivač je časopisa “Escape” i “Comica” festivala. Napisao je brojne knjige o stripu, uključujući: “Sixty Years of Japanese Comics” (2004), “Graphic Novels: Stories To Change Your Life” (2005), “Great British Comics” (2006), “Incredibly Strange Comics” (2008), “Comics Art” (2013), “Mangasia: The Definitive Guide to Asian Comics” (2017) i “Posy Simmonds” (2019). Urednik je knjige “1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die” (2011). Kustos je retrospektiva Charlesa Schulza, Jacka Kirbya, Tove Janssona i Posyja Simmondsa te kustos suradnik izložbe “Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK” za The British Library. Godine 2017. bio je kustos izložbe “Mangasia: Wonderlands of Asian Comics”, kojeg The Barbican Centre izlaže diljem svijeta. Više:

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Posted by Paul Gravett on Monday, 23 August 2021

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Posted by Paul Gravett on Wednesday, 21 July 2021