Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics

Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics

Book Tickets!

 

£7 Adults /£5 Concessions/ £3 Children (up to 16, under 3s free)/ £15 Family Ticket (family of 4)

 
Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics brings all your favourite superheroes together in a fantastic exhibition.  You can MARVEL at the displays, SWOOP into your own superhero costume or be AMAZED at the artworks you discover! 

 


 
 
 
 




Upcoming Events  - Sept 2017 

Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely Talk

Kelvingrove Museusm | Wednesday 20 Sept | 6-8.30pm | £10 adults/£5 children
The legendary creators of such iconic comics as All Star Superman, Batman & Robin, WE3, All New X-Men and Flex Mentallo will discuss their partnerships and working process. Not to be missed by comic book fans! 
 
BOOK TICKETS HERE

FAMILY DAY at The Art of Comics Exhibition 

Kelvingrove Museum | Friday 22 Sept | 11am-5pm ​ 

To celebrate the last leg of this fantastic exhibition we are holding another FREE entry day if you come dressed up as a superhero. Applies to both adults and children. You will also be able to enjoy superhero Science Shows and meet Batman & Robin - a great day out for kids, big and small! 

Last day, LATE OPENING!

Kelvingrove Museum | Sunday 1 Oct | 11am-8pm! 
As we close the doors on the fantastic Art of Comics exhibition we are giving die hard fans an extra special treat with a late opening on the final day! don't miss this last opprotuntiy to visit this iconic exhibition.
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About the Exhibition

Frank Quitely is the alter ego of Glasgow born artist Vincent Deighan. Deighan took on the mantle of Frank Quitely in his early career to hide his identity while he drew for the Scottish publication Electric Soup. Now the name Frank Quitely is synonymous with iconic characters such as Superman, Batman and the  X-Men. A world renowned artist in hot demand he’s recently finished the epic story Jupiter’s Legacy with fellow Scottish comic book legend, writer Mark Millar. 
 
 
The exhibition at Kelvingrove will be the largest collection of his work ever displayed. You can get up close and personal with the painstaking detail in every iconic frame.  There will also be original artwork from titans of the comic book industry such as Frank Millar and Neal Adams as well as an original Batman comic strip by Batman creator Bob Kane. And of course the exhibition wouldn’t be complete without including the strip that inspired it all, The Broons! 
 
 
The Art of Comics also shows influence and context for this genre from the historical, with the universal structure of the heroic myth and the Scottish tradition of storytelling, through to the modern, with current affairs and technological development. 
 
 
Alongside the comic art there are digital interactives where you can discover the process of drawing a comic page or create your own superhero costume and get your photo taken with Superman flying overhead! 
 
 
All in all, this exhibition is sure to excite comic book fans of all ages! So don’t miss this exciting opportunity for a journey from Krypton to Kelvingrove and Gotham to Glasgow! 
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