Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Garth Ennis

Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Garth Ennis

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2019 is with Garth Ennis, perhaps best known for his work on Preacher and The Boys, and more recent projects such as the critically-acclaimed Sara,Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Garth Ennis

Lakes Festival Focus 2019 - Lucy Sullivan

Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Artist Lucy Sullivan

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2019 is with artist, author and animator Lucy Sullivan, whose graphic novel Barking, supported by the Festival, gets its launch at the event this year.Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Artist Lucy Sullivan

2000 AD Thrill-Cast: Simon Furman on The Vigilant

The 2000 AD Thrill-Cast: Simon Furman on The Vigilant

There’s a great episode of the 2000 AD Thrill-Cast available to listen to now – a wide-ranging chat with writer Simon Furman, talking about  his work on The Vigilant and reviving a terrific roster of classic British comic characters. Simon is the writer of the new shared-universe special, The Vigilant: Legacy, out this week (reviewedContinue reading The 2000 AD Thrill-Cast: Simon Furman on The Vigilant

1977-2000AD Interview: Ian Gibson

The 1977-2000AD Creator Interviews: Artist and Writer Ian Gibson

2000AD has plenty of fans and forums and one of note is the 1977-2000AD Facebook Group created by Ben K Sy, which features a number of 2000AD creator interviews, conducted by various writers. With Ben’s permission, we’re re-presenting some of them here on downthetubes, beginning with the most recent, an interview with artist Ian Gibson,Continue reading The 1977-2000AD Creator Interviews: Artist and Writer Ian Gibson

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 55 - Macc-Pow and More

Comic Madness at Macc-Pow in Macclesfield! – Lakes Festival Podcast reveals all…

This week’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast leads with a report from the fourth Macc-Pow comic con, held in Macclesfield on Saturday 22nd June 2019, organised by regular Festival guest, writer, artist and publisher Marc Jackson. The event attracted record crowds and podcast hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates – making their second tripContinue reading Comic Madness at Macc-Pow in Macclesfield! – Lakes Festival Podcast reveals all…