2017 Artists & Exhibitors

All Artist & Exhibitor Info

 AUT-ART

AUT-ART Specialist Autism Services from BradfordSpecialist Autism Services

Bradford

A West Yorkshire based organisation working with individuals with Autism or Asperger’s. Our art workshop has produced several comic/graphic novels that have sold out at previous THought Bubble events. Come along and be whisked away through our collaborative comic collective.
Plus, aid your creative inspiration with one of our fidget cubes, courtesy of our sister organisation, autism bricks.
And dare you have a go at one of our mind-worms?

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 Joanna Hope Bricher

Joanna Hope BricherPenny Blood Press

Stretford / Old Trafford

Letterpress and linocuts (printed on a 1950s Adana 8×5 printing press); hand stitched pamphlets in muted colours; tiny photocopied zines; misfortunes and other assorted ephemera.

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 Dave Boydell

Dave BoydellManchester

Illustrator, 3D Artist, University Lecturer

Hailing from the a small mining town ‘Oop Norf’, Dave is a University Lecturer specializing in Character Modelling, Sculpting and General 3D Design for the Animation, Game, and Toy Industry. Daves main influences come from the world of Science fiction, World Cinema and Music. Constantly looking for new and exciting stories and inspiration to pull from, his experience in the entertainment industry has given Dave the chance to write and design some interesting stories.

 Chris Browning

Common Swings of Rude Birds by Chris BrowningThe Common Swings

Todmorden

Chris Browning has been a librarian, lecturer, not very good double glazing salesman and freelance-free-gifts-from-packets-of-crisps duster. Mostly he has been a hairy bloke with two cats and too many ideas, many of which he has poured into issues of the Common Swings.

The Common Swings has, over the last six years, considered cats, jazz, PE teachers, balls, rude birds, villains and much, much more. He draws pictures and writes words, and sometimes both at once.

He has two cats, Cluedo and Spooky, who tries to stop his artistic endeavours as often as possible by sitting in the middle of them and a wife who supports him as long as he lets her watch “Judge Judy” in peace.

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 Tom Burleigh

The Troubles of Magnet Boy by Tom BurleighAuthor

Hebden Bridge

Tom Burleigh is a writer of comics, short stories and story poems. His works includes The Troubles of Magnet Boy and Other Gloomy Tales, Reluctance, The Window, The Graverobber and Nancy.

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 Cat Byrne

Mizzle by Cat ByrneMizzle / Out of Hours Comics

Todmorden

Following a longcareer in graphic and web design, Cat has recently abandoned the comforts of a dependable income and focused her attention to her true roots: drawing comics, and nurturing her peculiar dress sense.

Cat is currently relaunching her former webcomic Mizzle as a graphic novel, and is also involved with Out of Hours Comics and Blunderthrust.

In her spare time she draws an inordinate amount of Ninja Turtles.

Cat will have something for all budgets for sale: comics, art prints, original art, postcards and badges.

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 The Card Abides (Natassia Bentley)

Tash Bentley - The Card AbidesHebden Bridge

Alongside working in a comic and boardgame shop in Leeds, Tash designs and makes geeky greeting cards inspired by comics, gaming, film and TV.

She is currently working on badge and sticker sets as well as patches of her designs, and is due to start writing a sci-fi noir comic later this year.

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 Elizabeth Crane – Discord Designs

Elizabeth Crane Discord Designs LeedsLeeds

If you like bright colours and cute monster girls then my work might be for you! I’m a Leeds based artist who is stepping into the Zine and comic world this year, but I have been exhibiting at convention for just over three years now. I hope you like what I have to offer.

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 Ian Denno

Ian DennoTodmorden

Niche humour for a limited audience.

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 Rachael Elwell

Rachael ElwellLines Form Spaces

Todmorden

Semi abstract landscape linoprints, risograph reproductions of my drawings, and typographic prints and illustrations.

Lines Form Spaces is the design and illustrative drawing work of UK artist Rachael Elwell.

With over 10 years practice as a professional, free lance artist, her work ranges from illustrative and typographical works to abstract process based drawings. Rachael’s work has been exhibited and commissioned widely across Europe, and more recently commissions have come from the US. Her most recent work has been featured as the Art Work for Quakebasket Records (Kentucky USA) and as part of the Jeph Jerman/Tim Barnes release ‘Matterings’ on Erstwhile Records, NYC (US).  Rachael has recently held a stall at The Manchester Printfair #11 and was selected as a finalist of the 2015 Neo Art Prize. Rachael most recently exhibition was at Dysfunction Gallery in Strathaven, Scotland in April 2016.

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 Foxhat & Hoz-boz (Emily Moore & Hansel McCormack)

Foxhat & HozBozWarrington and Halifax

Two recent graduates released onto the world from Staffordshire university, with hopes of selling their own comics and artwork.

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 Vanessa Guy

Vanessa GuyPixiebiscuit
Harry and The Flood

Mytholmroyd

I draw from the heart to engage your mind. I draw from other worlds for this world. I work in mixed media from ink, digital and customised dolls e.g. Blythe, monster high.

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 Ben Haith – Robotendo

Ben Haith - RobotendoGuiseley, Leeds

Science technician by day, comic artist and illustrator by night. His comics and illustrations combine influences from real life, video games, Japan, D&D, slapstick humour and reading the Beano as a kid.

He has self published two issues of his comic Storm Haven Techs,  and is currently working on an all-ages webcomic which will be going live soon!

He can normally be found in the wilds of Leeds, stomping on mushrooms and trying to squeeze down pipes.

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 Sam Hardacre – Skinny Drawn Boy

Sam HardacreHalifax

I draw random things in sketchbooks and any scrap of paper while I try to get ideas for comics off the ground. Most recently I’ve been dabbling in creating pop culture fan art for a gallery in Brooklyn, New York.

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 Liam ‘Pais’ Hill

Liam Pais HillHighgreen Dawn / Slug cafe

Sheffield

Pais is a comic artist who writes about bands, slugs and space potatoes and likes referring to himself in the third person.

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 Sammy Holden – Obscure Film

obscure-filmWigan

Returning to Scribblecon, Obscure Film brings pop culture inspired art and original work in the form of prints, badges, crafts and more.

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 Liz @ JetPom Comics

JetPom ComicsLancashire

I make slice of life comic artwork based around my everyday life.

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  Becky Kidner

Becky KidnerShipley

Becky Kidner has been documenting every day in drawings since September 2007 in her ongoing ‘Diary Drawing’ project. The content of the drawings ranges from movies, TV shows, places she’s been to or political events – creating not just a personal portrait but a visual tapestry encompassing recognisable motifs and imagery which the audience can recognise and relate to in unique ways.

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 Knot Like That – Danielle Bentley

Danielle Bentley - Knot Like ThatBlackpool

Decoupage with comics manga and recycled books

Hello there I’m Danielle, all the way from sunny Blackpool and I decoupage with comics, manga, and recycled books covering all sorts from coasters, trinket boxes, hairbrushes and I even make paper flowers.

Don’t worry… most comics, manga or books used are damaged, whether it’s ripped pages or badly mistreated, so I take them and give then a new lease on life.

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 James Lawrence

James Lawrence Halifax Comic artistHalifax

Self-taught artist with a love of comics & movies.
Original art &prints for sale.
Commission bookings also available for portraits & custom greeting cards.

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 Colin Lyall

Colin LyallArtist & Co-Owner of Lyalls Book Shop

Todmorden

Colin is a fine art practitioner with a studio at the Old Fire Station in Todmorden. His work draws from urban calligraphy, lost languages, primitive symbols, cartoons and street graffiti.

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 Johanna Öst

Johanna OstTodmorden

Horror comics, original art, pins.

I’m an artist and illustrator making everything from paintings and drawings to comics, dolls, resin figures and wearable accessories.

Some of my main inspirations are folklore, mythology, fairytales, horror, science fiction, pulp illustrations and 1980s cartoons and toys.

I love the exciting, mysterious, glamorous and over the top.

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 Paper Jam Comics Collective (with Mike Duckett)

Paper Jam CollectiveNewcastle upon Tyne

Paper Jam Comics Collective is a long-lived meeting point for DIY comics-minded people in Newcastle upon Tyne. Some members draw, some write, many procrastinate and we all collaborate, jam, and create anthologies together. These include: History and that, Alcohol and that, Happiness and that, and about 6 others. The latest is a (child-friendly, all-colour) Amazing Adventure Comics Machine.

At present they are planning their next instalment – Bad Decisions and that.
Mike will be representing the collective at Scribblecon, and as an occasional member of the Loosely Bound Zines Collective (Bradford) will have some of their zines available too – plus maybe those of other friends and collaborators too.

Mike has been creating his own zines since 2008 but prefers to give them away rather than sell. He’ll have some of these with him also, to give away as freebies with any purchases made. If you would like to contribute a couple of pages to his latest daft idea, which includes a hole in every single page, talk to him at the table!

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 Todmorden High School

Todmorden

We are very excited to welcome art students of Todmorden High School to this year’s Scribblecon!

The students will be showing some of their work, and experiencing what it’s like to exhibit at a comic-con, so please say hi and join us in encouraging them!

 The Wildlands – Callum & Stuart Brown

The WildlandsHebden Bridge

The Wildlands is an anthropomorphic fantasy comic series in which Cowboys, Pirates, Vikings and Samurai co-exist as predator and prey fighting for survival. Follow our unlikely heroes as they battle against the growing empire of the North and their food chain ruling. See how this vast range of characters live in these Wildlands.

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