Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Hunt Emerson

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Hunt Emerson

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is Hunt Emerson, who has drawn cartoons and comic strips since the early 1970s and whose work is the focus of an exhibition in Kendal rightContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Hunt Emerson

Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

In Memoriam: Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

The recent death of artist Jack Cunningham ended a long life that contributed to many British girls’ comics. Jack was one of IPC’s unsung heroes, and worked on a number of their women’s magazines and girls’ comics, including Mirabelle (1956-77), Valentine (1957-74), and Princess (1960-67, then becoming Princess Tina 1967-73). Most notably, he was artContinue reading In Memoriam: Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

Star Wars designs by John Mollo © Lucasfilm Ltd / John Mollo

John Mollo’s original Star Wars designs go under the hammer at Bonhams

The personal notebooks and sketchbooks of world-renowned double Oscar-winning British costume designer, John Mollo, the concept artist behind the international Star Wars franchise, are to be offered at Bonhams in a stand-alone 62-lot sale, Designing an Empire: The John Mollo Archive, in London later this year. The archive contains a wealth of drawings, notes andContinue reading John Mollo’s original Star Wars designs go under the hammer at Bonhams

32 Kills by Mike Garley and Andy Clift

Silent Killer: 32 Kills by Mike Garley, Andy Clift, out now from Comichaus

32 Kills , a new project by Mike Garley and Andy Clift, published by Comichaus is getting its launch at Thought Bubble this weekend, and is available on the publisher’s digital comics platform, available to read now on the Comichaus app. Co-created by Emmy-nominated writer Mike Garley and Captain Cosmic artist Andy Clift, it’s lettered by MikeContinue reading Silent Killer: 32 Kills by Mike Garley, Andy Clift, out now from Comichaus

Thought Bubble Festival 2018

Thought Bubble Festival 2018 is Here! Are You Ready?

It’s Thought Bubble Festival weekend in Leeds, and we hope everyone there has a great time! There are some great things lined up, bringing some of the best creators in the world to the city including Warren Ellis (Transmetropolitan, Freakangels, Castlevania, RED), Greg Rucka (Wonder Woman: Year One, Black Magick), Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard (The WalkingContinue reading Thought Bubble Festival 2018 is Here! Are You Ready?