The successful first Glasgow Comic Convention, held at the Mackintosh Church Arts And Heritage Centre in Maryhill, Glasgow in June 2011, featured the presentation of the first Scottish Independent Comic Book Awards (SICBA) during its evening party. Winners included the graphic novel Burke And Hare, its writer Martin Conaghan, and artist Alex Ronald for the Wasted strip Vampire Vixens Of The Wehrmacht.
This coming week, 26 to 30 September 2011, the Mackintosh Church will have an exhibition highlighting the SICBA nominees and winners as well as a 'pop up' comic shop in the centre's shop. The centre is open from 10am to 5pm.
There are more details of the Mackintosh Church Arts And Heritage Centre at their website.
There are more details of the Burke and Hare graphic novel on its website and more details of the Vampire Vixens Of the Wehrmacht on its Facebook page.
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