Gnash! Comics

9A West Street
Ashburton, Devon TQ13 7DT

Past Events

May 5, 2018: Free Comic Book Day

There really is a comic book or graphic novel for everyone, in every bit the same way there is with prose fiction, movies, or TV etc. And the time to try out something new is on Free Comic Day Free comic day takes place at all comic stores on the first Saturday of May and is when all Comic Shops give out free comics to customers. Dress up and come in Cosplay as your favourite superhero or comic book character and take part in our competition. We will photo you and the best Cosplay by the end of the day wins a prize of £10 worth of comics!

April 8, 2018: Manga Now Workshop

Back by popular demand Keith Sparrow is coming to Gnash Comics on Sunday 8 April to host one of his amazing workshops on creating Manga comic strips. So join us for a great time to learn about drawing manga characters, from constructing a head and figure, to drawing action manga poses and devising a short graphic narrative sequence. Suitable for children aged 8 and upwards right through to old adults! Everyone welcome! All paper, pens etc are supplied by us so no need to bring anything. But if you want advice and support for any existing work do bring it along!

Jan. 21, 2018: Manga Now Workshop

Back by popular demand Keith Sparrow is coming to Gnash Comics on Sunday 21 January to host one of his amazing workshops on creating Manga comic strips. So join us for a great time to learn about drawing manga characters, from constructing a head and figure, to drawing action manga poses and devising a short graphic narrative sequence. Suitable for children aged 8 and upwards right through to old adults! Everyone welcome!

You can book your ticket here: https://gnashcomics.co.uk/product/manga-now-workshop/

Oct. 24, 2017: Manga Jiman Comic Workshop

Love creating Manga Comics? Do you want to enter a competition for some great prizes? The Embassy of Japan is holding a competition open to UK residents 11 years and over to create a manga story on the theme of Dreams. The closing date for entries is 6 November and we are holding a workshop on Tuesday 24 October 3pm to 5pm to help you develop your ideas and get your submission together. There are two entry sections.

Section one: - For 11 to 13-year olds. Create an original one page 4 panel story on the theme of dreams.
Winner will be awarded prize from the Japanese gallery and runner ups a selection of manga related prizes.

Section two: – For 14-year olds and over. Create an original 6 to 8-page story on the theme of dreams. The number of panels per page is flexible.
Prizes include round trip to Japan, Toshiba laptop, Manga Shakespeare books from Self Made Hero and other manga goodies.

So, join us on Tuesday 24 October for fun and to get working on this great opportunity. Cost £4.50 includes working paper, pens etc.

  • Shop Hours

    Sunday: Closed
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Thursday: 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Friday: 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturday: 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.