Malta Comic Con 2019

Malta Comics Con adds More Guests to 2019 Line-Up

Malta Comic Con organisers Wicked Comics have announced more guests for their 2019 event, taking place place between Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd November, including Mike Collins, John Higgins, Sally Jane Hurst and John Layman. Mike Collins is perhaps most associated with the characters from BBC’s Doctor Who since the TV show’s triumphant return. HeContinue reading Malta Comics Con adds More Guests to 2019 Line-Up

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 62

That Was the Lakes That Was! First Podcast Creator Interviews Bonanza available now

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 has been and gone, flying past in a speed of light, but their brilliant Podcast team, led by Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates, have loads to report – and gathered some smashing comic creator interviews during the event. The latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast episode, releasedContinue reading That Was the Lakes That Was! First Podcast Creator Interviews Bonanza available now

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019. Image: Brewery Arts Centre

From the Trenches and in Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019

Heading to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019, the event the culmination a year of publicity work for me, and others, and endless hours of hard work and organisation by the dedicated team based largely in Kendal, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of trepidation. Not because we weren’t prepared in any way,Continue reading From the Trenches and in Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019

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Look out for free Marvel Comics on the Underground… and elsewhere around the UK!

Marvel Comics has been a cultural phenomenon for 80 years. As part of their anniversary celebrations the US comic publisher have been working with the Books on the Underground initiative (temporarily renamed ‘Comic Books on the Underground‘ and part of the now global Books On The Move project) to give away copies of iconic andContinue reading Look out for free Marvel Comics on the Underground… and elsewhere around the UK!

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A Comics Curiosity: The 1990s British “Smurfs Comic”

With a major exhibition dedicated to Peyo‘s The Smurfs part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival, running into November in Kendal, what better time to step back to the 1990s, when Maida Vale-based DeVere Entertainment published a British Smurfs comic? The Smurfs story began in October 1958, in the pages of the BelgianContinue reading A Comics Curiosity: The 1990s British “Smurfs Comic”