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Looking Back at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival with the Festival Podcast Team

 Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast

In the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast, hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki talk about their experiences at the awesome Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017. They look at each of their days at the event and the talks they went too as well as the evening’s entertainment.

The Podcast team also managed to get loads of short interviews over the weekend, so in this episode join them as they talk to Richard Skipworth of the Cartoonists Club of Great Britain, Chris Thompson from Titan Comics, the Cinebook team, Yomi Ayeni from Clockwork Watch, Duncan Fegredo, the Etherington Brothers and Jean Paul of the London Horror Comic.

Plus there’s Ivan Patreus, Team Metaphrog, Myfanwy Tristram, (Red Shirt) Phil Welch, Robert Brown, Zoom Rockman and Michael and India of Doig & Swift!

The winner of the #BeerShaman beer mat competition is also announced, which loads of people got involved with. See some of the examples below.

Pete talks to his daughter Daisy, who was also at the Festival, about their weekend behind the table, and Mike also rambles about his time at the Festival.

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The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY.

John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor.

He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY.

Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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