In Words and Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017

Artist and designer Simon Russell, whose recent work includes Nearlymades, “a smattering of found stories and kipple narratives”, headed to

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After A Splendid Lakes Festival, We’re Back In The Room!

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival​ proved a massive success once again this weekend, with a lot of happy memories of meeting

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Kendal Calling: An Interview with Beano artist Zoom Rockman

Last year, in partnership with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, downthetubes brought you a number of interviews with creators

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Family Zone Fun for All promised at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Children (of all ages) will find the amazing world of comics to discover and explore at the Family Zone, part

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Crouch End Cartoon Arts Festival Back on 6th June

  The second Crouch End Cartoon Arts Art Festival (CECAF) will take place at the Earl Haig Hall, Crouch End,

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This Saturday: Comics, So What? at London’s Cartoon Museum – and Beyond!

  London’s Cartoon Museum “Comics, So What?” project – also being run at the University of Dundee and at Staffordshire University, as

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Comics and Literacy, Part Two: The (New) Golden Age of Children’s Comics by Neill Cameron

In September 2014, comic creator Neill Cameron published a series of articles on the British comics industry which he has very

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Crouch End Comic Art Festival debuts next month

The inaugural Crouch End Comic Art Festival (CECAF) will take place at the Earl Haig Hall, London on 8th November

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