Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 46 - Charlie Adlard

Charlie Adlard reflects on time as Comics Laureate in new Podcast

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 46 - Charlie AdlardWalking Dead artist and UK Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard is back chatting with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast team this week.

Charlie helped kick off the Podcast almost two years ago with his involvement in the very first episode and he’s back to discuss his term as UK Comics Laureate, a role he took on from Dave Gibbons, and hands over to Hannah Berry on 1st March.

Charlie looks at the role and what it initially went leading to how he felt he has made a difference over the two years.

Podcast hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates also review Batman TMNT Volume One, while Mike Williams looks at translated comics from around the world, starting with a French SF fantasy.

Featured in the podcast: the Festival’s Traces of the Great War teaching resources, the Laydeez Do Comics Award Long List, Graphic Medicine‘s upcoming conference in Brighton in July, and news of Lyndon White‘s upcoming Kickstarter for his latest project, The Call of Cthulhu.

Listen right here!

• Listen to the podcast right here on the official web site

• Download the latest episode of the Podcast on Spreaker | iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | iHeart Radio

• The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is back in Kendal in the Lake District 11th – 13th October 2019: www.comicartfestival.com

• Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast: www.comicartpodcast.uk | Twitter: @comicartfestpod | Facebook: @ComicArtPodcast | Instagram: @ComicArtPodcast 

Regular contributors to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast include Pete Taylor: www.thismanthispete.com and Mike Williams  – find him on Twitter @CthulhuPunk

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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