Come spend time with fellow comics enthusiasts as we work together to commit… we mean, solve a crime.
For the first Laydeez Do Comics Dundee event of 2020 there will be a talk by Dr. Laura Findlay on her work with crime comics, followed by a comic making workshop that involves a crime scene, and a wine reception with nibbles as per usual.
Friday 13 March 2020 from 6-9pm
We hope to see you there!
Laydeez Do Comics Dundee events are open to all 18+
in DCCS, Unit 10, Vision Building
As you may know, Comics Club is on holiday this week. However, there are several exciting public events taking place in DCCS this week!
Wednesday 16th October 1.15-2.45pm
DUNDEE REMIX COMIC WORKSHOP – a Festival of the Future event Age 8+ years [under 14 years to be accompanied by and adult]
What does a future Dundee look like to you?
How different will the city and people look in 2050?
What would you like to see? This workshop will give you a chance to create your future Dundee vision in comic strip form using simple techniques including drawing and collage. Learn about the magic of creating comics while imagining Dundee years from now.
No experience necessary and materials will be provided.
For information and booking click here.
Thursday 17th October 5-6pm
IDENTITY IN COMICS PANEL– a Festival of the Future event Age 14+ years recommended
This event is FREE but must be booked in advance.
Rebecca Horner, comics artist and colourist and lead workshop facilitator at Dundee Comics Creative Space will be joined by special guest Katie Whittle from Comics Youth for this discussion. Comics Youth is a Liverpool-based organisation that supports marginalised and disadvantaged children and young people across Merseyside through comics-focused workshops – themes very close to the heart of DCCS. Other special guest are Dundee based comics creator and researcher Olivia Hicks and up-and-coming comics maker Millie Strachan.
Thursday 17th October 7-8.30pm Speech Bubble – SPOOKY COMICS!
Speech Bubble is a Comics Book Club for 18 years and over held at the Dundee Comics Creative Space on Thursdays (fortnightly) from 7-8.30pm. All are welcome.
It’s time for a spook-athon! Spooky, spoopy, or just plain scary – we want some comics that deliver chills and spills. So settle in for an evening of seasonal, haunted, ghostly and ghastly comics… but don’t settle in too close to the chairs….
Friday 18th October 3-5pm HOW TO GET INTO THE VISUAL EFFECTS INDUSTRY
Age: 10 years+
Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) VFX and animation studio staff Amy Backwell and Bimpe Alliu will talk about how to break into the VFX industry and showcase the work of ILM in blockbuster films and TV shows.
The talk will be followed by a concept design workshop where you can create your own characters and designs.
Free, booking essential. For information and booking click here.
Friday 18th October 6-9pm Laydeez Do Comics Dundee
Laydeez Do ZINES Dundee
The leaves may fall and nights become colder as autumn comes, but LDC Dundee is still here to brighten your nights!
Our 18th October meeting is all about ZINES! Join us for:
* A talk about this most DIY of mediums by Dr. Damon Herd
* A zine-making workshop led by Olivia Hicks, comic creator, doctoral student at the University of Dundee, and experienced zine-maker/zine-instructor/zine-queen.
Everyone over the age of 18 is welcome!
Light drinks and refreshments shall be served! Any questions/comments/concerns, message us! 🙂
Laydeez Do Comics Dundeewill be hosting an event to celebrate the women of Commando Comics on Friday5 July from 6-8pm. We will kick the evening off with former Commando editor Calum Laird speaking about the history of Commando and the women involved. Then we will have a panel of the first women to write for Commando in 30 years – Hailey Austin, Georgia Standen Battle, and Kate Dewar – to give an inside look at Commando and talk about their experiences as women in comics.
We will be back at the Dundee Comics Creative Space, Unit 10 in The Vision Building.
And just a heads up – we still have some of the beautiful totes and dishtowels from LDC headquarters. So if you want one before they go, don’t forget to bring cash with you.
This promises to be an unforgettable night of daring pilots, train explosions, risky military operations, and laydeez doing comics!
For more information about the event or Laydeez Do Comics Dundee and to RSVP, go to our Facebook or eventbrite page.