Exploring the Marvellous World of Manga

A touring exhibition about the world of Manga comics and graphic novels is coming to Halton Libraries.

Make mine Manga is a free exhibition for anyone curious about Manga as well as the avid fan.

Explore the origins of Manga in Japan, the creative techniques behind the art and discover the wonders of Manga-Anime.

The exhibition features artwork from incredible creators from Japan and discover today’s generation of award-winning British talents making Manga in their own way as part of a truly global comic language.

The exhibition has been specially created by Paul Gravett; the curator of comic exhibitions across the UK including the British Museum and the Barbican Centre and the author of numerous books about comics and their creators, including ‘Manga: 60 Years of Japanese Comics’.

Manga have become a pop-culture phenomenon in the UK. Six of the top ten bestselling graphic novelists in Britain are Japanese Manga authors.

The exhibition will be at libraries on the following dates:

Halton Lea Library: 15th January to 2nd February

Widnes Library: 5th to 16th February

For more information please visit. www.comicartfestival.com/make-mine-manga

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