TOMORROW’S VOICES TODAY – Diversity & Representation in UK Comics

  • The Century Club


  • Something A Little Different, Theatre/Arts and Classes
  • Tickets from £12.00
  • Over 18
  • Sat, 27th Apr 2024 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

Hosted by UK Comics Laureate Bobby Joseph

Bobby Joseph, writer, publisher and the first UK Comics Laureate of colour, invites four up-and-coming creators from the Black and Asian community to discuss their work and the challenges that people of diversity face in the industry. 

Colleen Douglas is a comics writer and/or editor for Ahoy, Amigo, Caliber, Dark Horse, Rosarium, Second Sight and others. She is Collection Editor on the history-making SHOOK! Vol. 2, a horror anthology by Black Women, and writer of the graphic novel Silk Cotton. 

Shangomola Edunjobi won the Embassy of Japan, London’s Manga Jiman Competition in 2017 and the Silver Award in Japan’s International Manga Awards in 2018. He was Curator of Tone for The British Museum’s ‘Manga’ exhibition in 2019 and head illustrator for the Science Museum’s Technicians Gallery in 2023. 

Shazleen Khan has been self-publishing comics since 2011, including their award-winning webcomic Buuza!!. Khan has also illustrated the graphic novel Saving Sunshine written by Saadia Faruqi 2023, First Second and the forthcoming My First Monster written by Cecil Castellucci.

Shanti Rai’s debut graphic novel was the acclaimed Sennen from Avery Hill Publishing. She is a Bengali/British illustrator and graphic novelist from London, creating comics and fantasy worlds since 1994.




Ticket Event time Cost
Tomorrow's Voices Today

Diversity & Representation in UK Comics

19:00 - 21:00 £12.00



The Century Club, 61 - 63, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6LQ

Nearest Station

Piccadilly Circus (Tube)


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  • Written by Stephen

    Rating: 5


    Visited 1 year ago
    Mind-manifesting stuff from Antique Beat and Mike Jay
  • Written by Sarah-Louise

    Rating: 5


    Visited 1 year ago
    Great event as always, wasn't keen on the interviewer but Cathi's content was excellent and provided insight into a fascinating period.


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