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 International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 58: Lucy Sullivan

Lucy Sullivan in the Spotlight in latest Lakes Festival Podcast

Lucy Sullivan, author of the upcoming graphic novel Barking, is a guest of the latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast. Animator, illustrator and writer, Lucy talks to co-hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates about the graphic novel, which, as we’ve previously reported, will launch at this year’s Festival. Lucy talks about the creative processContinue reading Lucy Sullivan in the Spotlight in latest Lakes Festival Podcast

Cartoonists Club of Great Britain

Cartoonists Club of Great Britain back at Lakes Festival in October

The Cartoonists Club of Great Britain are back at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival this year, with their club stand in the Comics Clock Tower as usual, along with many other great exhibitors, festooned with Rich Skipworth’s amazing towers of power. Seeing the event as a great opportunity for showing and selling members’ merchandise,Continue reading Cartoonists Club of Great Britain back at Lakes Festival in October

A page from Philip Harbottle's Original Dan Dare story, 'Operation Neptune'

Dan Dare Fan Fiction – from the 1950s!

Inspired by the “Dan Dare” comic in Eagle and listening to the space hero’s adventures on Radio Luxembourg, Philip Harbottle not only created comic strips documenting the Dan Dare Radio Adventures, some featured in our Episode Guide – he created his own stories in the 1950s, too, pre-dating much other fan fiction based on theContinue reading Dan Dare Fan Fiction – from the 1950s!

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 - Junko Mizuno Banner

Lakes International Comic Art Festival trails Programme Highlights, including VIZ World Record Challenge

A world of comic art will return to Kendal for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (11 – 13th October 2019). Now in its seventh year, backed by the Arts Council and many other supporting organisations, the family-friendly festival will again take over the scenic town of Kendal, on the edge of the Lake District,Continue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival trails Programme Highlights, including VIZ World Record Challenge