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New Comics added to SEQUENTIAL app, including “Meanwhile”, “Love and Rockets”

Some great graphic novels have recently been added to the SEQUENTIAL digital comic app, including the brilliant Love and Rockets by Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez and the recently-revamped Meanwhile… anthology published by Soaring Penguin. The new additions reads like a bucket list of some of the best comics published in the past 30 years. They certainly back up the stated aim of the ... Read More »

Lakes International Comic Art Festival – Frequently Asked Questions and Top Tips

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016 Art SNIP

One of this weekend’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s most dedicated team members, Sharon Tait, has been answering questions about the weekend-long on their Facebook page, with a mix of useful information and some very funny answers. They’re so good – and so useful! – we thought we’d share them here, too. The Lakes International Comic Art Festival runs from tomorrow, 14th ... Read More »

Lakes Festival Creator Signings Announced

Lakes International Comic Art Festival logo

Here’s a list of special signings by comic creators at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival over the weekend (14th – 16th October 2016). If a creator isn’t listed here, they will only be signing for a limited time after their events, or at their stand in the Comics Clock Tower if they have one, or at their publisher’s ... Read More »

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Tickets On Sale Now

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Tickets for the main events at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival are on sale now – and a special “Clash of the Toon Titans“, pitting Tintin against Asterix, will launch this year’s weekend-long celebrations in October. Guests at this year’s Festival (14th – 16th October 2016) include Charlie Adlard (artist on The Walking Dead), Jordi Bernet (Torpedo and Jonah Hex), Rufus Dayglo (2000AD‘s “Bad Company”, Last ... Read More »

NBM Publishing Announces February 2017 Release Date for Paco Roca’s new book, “The Lighthouse”

The Lighthouse by Paco Roca - SNIP

NBM Publishing’s upcoming releases of its new graphic novels include The Lighthouse by Paco Roca, one of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s guests in October. Paco Roca is a Spanish artist best known for his graphic novel Wrinkles (reviewed here on downthetubes, published last year in the UK by Knockabout), which was adapted into an Oscar-nominated animated film in ... Read More »

Top Spanish comic artists Jordi Bernet and Paco Roca join Lakes Festival Line-Up

Jordi Bernet and Paco Roca

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has just announced appearances by two top Spanish comic creators at this year’s Festival (14th-16th October) – Torpedo and Jonah Hex artist Jordi Bernet and Paco Roca, best known for his award-winning graphic novel Wrinkles. Spain has long held a fine tradition as a home of incredible comic art, offering a huge range of inventive and ... Read More »

Great Britain guest country at this year’s Munich Comic Festival

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  (With thanks to Paul Gravett): Great Britain is the guest country at this year’s Munich Comic Festival, the second largest comic event of its kind in Germany, alternating every other year with the Comic Salon in Erlangen, running 4th – 7th June 2015. Among the British guests joining me there will be Mark Buckingham, Rob Davis, Rufus Dayglo, Jock, Dave ... Read More »

In Review: Wrinkles by Paco Roca

Wrinkles by Paco Roca (Arrugas in Spanish) ISBN 9780861662371 Cover Price: £12.99/$19.99 Publication Date: 01-01-2015 Format: 104 pages, full colour, paperback with flaps The Book:  Ernest still imagines himself to be a bank manager but he has been retired for some time. Ernest tends to forget – there are many things he forgets. His son cannot go on caring for ... Read More »

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