Stranger than Fiction: When Comics tell only half a “True Story”

Growing up, like many of you, I’m sure you wondered just how “true” some of the “true stories” told in comics actually were. Sometimes, it seems, truth is far, far stranger than fiction… and sometimes, far from as “funny” as presented…Continue reading Stranger than Fiction: When Comics tell only half a “True Story”

Lakes Festival Focus 2019: Milena Huhta

Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An interview with Illusrator Milena Huhta

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 Milena Huhta, a Finnish-Polish artist with macabre inclinations, based in Helsinki. Working on everything from record and book covers to editorial illustrationsContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An interview with Illusrator Milena Huhta

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Challenging Conventions: Lakes International Comic Art Festival set to tackle society taboos next month

This year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal next month will feature comic artwork and writers who are tackling some of the biggest issues and taboos facing society. Offering a wide ranging programme, events will include appearances by artists using the comic art form to explore – the devastating impacts of climate change, censorship,Continue reading Challenging Conventions: Lakes International Comic Art Festival set to tackle society taboos next month

Are you ready for the Cyberpunk Apocalypse? Take a look here…

British comic creator Chris MacAuley has just launched a new, free web comic via Facebook, Cyberpunk Apocalypse, with artist Simon Hodgkiss-Rogers, with a full debut planned at Omagh Comic Festival this weekendContinue reading Are you ready for the Cyberpunk Apocalypse? Take a look here…