Slang Pictorial #4 Kickstarter Promo

Creating Comics: Nick Prolix chats Slang Pictorial and more

Comics creator Nick Prolix was kind enough to take some time out from his busy schedule pimping the Kickstarter of his new issue of Slang Pictorial to talk to me about, well, everything…Continue reading Creating Comics: Nick Prolix chats Slang Pictorial and more

Brawler #1 Cover - Time Bomb Comics SNIP

Spoiling for a Brawl(er)! An interview with Time Bomb Comics publisher Steve Tanner

Brawler is a great looking new comics project from Time Bomb Comics – and a Kickstarter campaign for pre-orders that launched just last week has already hit target. downthetubes caught up with publisher Steve Tanner to talk to him about the new anthology and other Time Bomb projects… Steve is a Birmingham-based writer, the faceContinue reading Spoiling for a Brawl(er)! An interview with Time Bomb Comics publisher Steve Tanner

Comics artist, writer and publisher Rafael Coutinho and Dr Edward King talking about Brazilian Comics at the Embassy of Brazil 28th March 2019

Talking Brazilian Comics: Rafael Coutinho’s Panel at the Embassy of Brazil

The Embassy of Brazil in London recently hosted a fascinating discussion about the rich world of independent Brazilian comics with artist, writer and Festival organiser Rafael Coutinho, interviewed by Dr Edward King from the University of Bristol, author of Posthumanism and the Graphic Novel in Latin America. I recorded the event, and you can listenContinue reading Talking Brazilian Comics: Rafael Coutinho’s Panel at the Embassy of Brazil

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 48 - Tim Pilcher

Tim Pilcher reveals more about Breakthrough project for new comic creators

On the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast, editor and publisher Tim Pilcher talks about the new, recently launched Breakthrough project, aimed at encouraging new and upcoming comics talent. Tim is running Breakthrough for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival through 2019 and into 2020 resulting in the opportunity for newContinue reading Tim Pilcher reveals more about Breakthrough project for new comic creators

Junko Mizuno

Creating Comics: An Interview with Junko Mizuno

We’re delighted to bring you this interview with Junko Mizuno, a comics creator and illustrator who has created the terrific promotional poster for this year’s upcoming Lakes International Comic Art Festival, and is one of many international guests who will be the weekend-long event in October. Having grown up in Tokyo, Junko is a self-taught artist,Continue reading Creating Comics: An Interview with Junko Mizuno