In the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast, the Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates report back on their recent trek to Harrogate for this year’s Thought Bubble Festival, now in a new town.
“In this episode we have a chat about the event, our thoughts and feelings and what we enjoyed,” Ian tells us.
Mike Williams talks about the most important aspect of his weekend at the Lakes Festival back in October, and what books he came away with.
Meanwhile, Pete Taylor has a chat with artist and writer Russell Mark Olson – a wide ranging that includes talking about events, discovered comics and creators and changes to Russell’s work process over the last year.
Finally, Tom Stewart reviews Death Inc Book 3 by Charles H Raymond.
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.