A debate on the use of computers in comics takes place at The Mouse vs The Mouse on 25 September. Comic artists Dave McKean, Dave Gibbons and Tom Gauld and 2000AD editor Matt Smith discuss the current climate in the comic world. Contact: 020 7930 3647 for tickets and further information. Venue: Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1. An auction of products by designers in support of children’s and family charities takes place during 100% Design on 26 September, organised by furniture retailers Coexistence and Twentytwentyone. Going Twice… features works by Mathmos, Snowcrash and Marcel Wanders and is compered by James Dyson. Contact: For further details contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Venue: Design Museum, 28 Shad Thames, London SE1. The Under £500 Art Fair takes place from 27-29 September, where paintings, sculpture, drawing and photography can be bought from as little as £30 to up to £500. Opening times are 5-7pm on Friday; 10am-7pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday. Venue: 33 Portland Place, London W1.
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