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Paul Gravett

Comica Festival & Escape Books


Paul Gravett, Co-Director – Comica Festival & Escape Books

Named by Eddie Campbell as ‘The Man at the Crossroads’, Paul Gravett co-founded seminal British comics magazine Escape (1983-89) and since 2003 co-directs London’s Comica Festival. He is editor and co-author of ‘1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die’ (Cassell/Universe, 2011) and author of ‘Comics Art’ (Tate, 2013) and this year is curating the first major exhibitions by Posy Simmonds and Battle of the Eyes.