Lakes Festival Focus 2019: Comic Artist Joonas Sildre

Lakes Festival Focus 2019: Comic Artist Joonas Sildre

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 Estonian artist Joonas Sildre. Currently living in Tallinn with his wife and four kids, he studied graphic design at the Estonian AcademyContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2019: Comic Artist Joonas Sildre

From the Depths: The Hellboy Comics of Duncan Fegredo at the Wildman Gallery, Kendal. Photo courtesy Julie Tait

Duncan Fegredo’s Hellboy Exhibition opens this Saturday, in Kendal

The stage is set! From the Depths, a celebration of the acclaimed Hellboy artwork of Duncan Fegredo opens this Saturday (21st September) in Kendal, ahead of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival next month. As we previously reported, the exhibition will delve into Fegredo’s working techniques and uncover how images are summoned from theContinue reading Duncan Fegredo’s Hellboy Exhibition opens this Saturday, in Kendal

Beano Banner and Logo 2019

Beano backs Climate Change Strike School Kids

Beano has today issued an open letter from Beano Studios CEO Emma Scott, backing tens of thousands of school kids around the world ahead of the planned youth climate change strike this Friday 20th September 2019. downthetubes notes Beano is already one of few British news stand titles aimed at a younger audience to largelyContinue reading Beano backs Climate Change Strike School Kids

Crowdfunding Spotlight: The Tide Volume Two by Adam Lumb

Independent Sheffield creator and comics publisher Adam Lumb is currently seeking crowdfunding for Volume Two of his dark fantasy thriller series The Tide on Kickstarter. I was one of the people who backed the first volume last year on the basis of Adam’s pitch and promotional art, and like many others, I wasn’t disappointed by its initial promiseContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: The Tide Volume Two by Adam Lumb