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Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo Returns to Sunderland in June

The Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo is returning to the University of Sunderland City Space building on Saturday 3 June 2017. Running from 10am to 5pm it will feature its usual selection of talks, panels, workshops and a Publisher’s Hall of artists, writers, small pressers and dealers. Creators joining Bryan and Mary Talbot this year include John Wagner, John Higgins and ... Read More »

2017 Lakes International Comic Art Festival Programme Revealed, some of the British Comics events highlighted

Art by Sergio Aragonés

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has just revealed its programme for its Festival Weekend in October 2017, celebrating comic art from across the world, and I’ve picked out just some of the highlights for fans of British comics. The Festival Weekend features over 70 international guests, including Sergio Aragonés, Stan Sakai, Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard, Hannah Berry, Melinda Gebbie, Jason Latour, Brendan McCarthy and many ... Read More »

Bradford Literature Festival includes “BLF Comic Con” in events programme

Bradford Literature Festival Comic Con

This year’s Bradford Literature Festival includes the launch of a dedicated comics and manga weekend at the University of Bradford over the weekend of 1st – 2nd July. BLF Comic Con will combine the customary convention set up with unique and specially curated events, to create a comics extravaganza, exploring traditions from around the world as well as manga, graphic novels, science fiction and gaming. ... Read More »

ICE grips Brighton in June! (No, it’s not a weather report)

ICE Brighton Summer Special 2017

Some of the biggest stars from the world of comic art are coming to Brighton this June as part of ICE Brighton 2017 – an international celebration of the medium organised by Smallzone Events. As the summer sun beats down, a cool experience is promised at the Hilton Metropole on Kings Road on Saturday 10th June 2017 and leading the international guest ... Read More »

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017 Comics Clock Tower Line Up Revealed

Enthusiastic comic fans mix with equally enthused comic creators in the Comics Clock Tower at the 2015 Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Photo: John Freeman

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced the comic creators who will have a presence in their free-to-enter Comics Clock Tower venue in Kendal Town Hall in October. The creators were chosen after hundreds of applications were sifted through by the Festival team and its patrons, and you’ll find guests at the event such as Rufus Dayglo and Duncan Fegredo ... Read More »

Panel Borders: Collecting Souls and Brighton Rock

Hannah Berry, Joe Decie and graphic designer George Hardie

Panel Borders, the monthly show about comics and graphic novels is back this week, celebrating the output of three artists associated with the City of Brighton and Hove. Alex Fitch talks to graphic novelists Hannah Berry, Joe Decie (whose graphic novel, Collecting Sticks, debuts this month) and graphic designer George Hardie about their work. Coinciding with a career retrospective at University ... Read More »

Asterix pips Tintin to top Greatest Hero vote in Lakes Festival opening debate

Simon Guy from Lancaster University presents the Asterix team with medals, adied by Festival Director Julie Tait. The Tintin team got medals too (because it "was cheaper to buy them in bulk", Julie explained).

It was neck and neck at the end of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s opening night debate, but in the end, the audience voted by just one vote to establish Asterix as the character most deserving that cherished place on your oversized bookshelf – just beating Tintin in a fun debate to kickstart the weekend. Between Asterix and Tintin, the two much-loved characters ... Read More »

Beatrix Potter artwork reimagined by award-winning comic artists for 150th anniversary

Marking the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter, award-winning comic artists have given their time and talents to reimagine her characters and artwork, with stunning results. Contributors to the project, organised by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, include Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard, Hellboy artist Duncan Fegredo, illustrator, cartoonist and animator Luke McGarry and comics creator, writer, illustrator and podcaster, Hannah Berry. The ... Read More »

Asterix and Tintin head for a clash of the Toon Titans at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Asterix vs Tintin Promotional Art

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, in partnership with Lancaster University, has announced further details of this year’s Festival Weekend Opening Night event on Friday 14th October – “Clash of the Toon Titans“, a battle between comic superstars Asterix and Tintin for the hearts and minds of attending comic fans. The Opening Night will also include the announcement of the new ... Read More »

SEQUENTIAL Offers free iPad Guide to Comics Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics Exhibiton

Comics Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics SEQUENTIAL Guide

SEQUENTIAL, the iPad app for digital graphic novels, has partnered with London’ House of Illustration to provide a free digital guide for their new exhibition Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics, as well as digital graphic novels displayed within the exhibition itself. As we’ve previously reported, Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics, which opened on Friday, is the UK’s largest ... Read More »

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