Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast  Episode 52 - Oldham Comic Con 3

Lakes Festival Podcast legs it to Oldham! (Oldham Comic Con 3, that is)

Most of the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast  focuses on the team’s recent trip to Oldham Comic Con 3, held on Saturday 11th May. Nikki Bates tabled on the day, while Ian went off interviewing a range of comic creators, including Oldham Comic Con organiser Dennis Whittle, plus 2000AD andContinue reading Lakes Festival Podcast legs it to Oldham! (Oldham Comic Con 3, that is)

Phil Vaughan interviews Ian Kennedy and Gordon Tait

Book Launch: The Art Of Ian Kennedy

The Art Of Ian Kennedy from DC Thomson’s new Heritage Comics brand is a celebration of the 70 years of work that artist Ian Kennedy has provided for the Dundee company. The book was first put on sale to the public at the Dunfermline Comic Con on 30th March 2019 where Ian was a guestContinue reading Book Launch: The Art Of Ian Kennedy

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