Comics and their creators have enjoyed global success for generations. In Scotland, there is an embarrassment of riches when it comes to the comics industry – think of the now iconic DC Thomson strip The Beano which makes up just one part of a vibrant and rich landscape of the comics industry (and is still being celebrated today – Somerset House are currently running an exhibition titled Beano: The Art of Breaking the Rules
The wealth and creativity of creators in the Scottish sector is incalculable, but the nature of the work itself, largely contract-based and freelance, means that many creators are not able to access the information and connections they need to develop their work.
Enter IN THE FRAME: a brand-new event dedicated to supporting emergent comics creators, funding their creative process, and helping them to navigate the publishing landscape. To read on click here