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”
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
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
The Cattle Raid of Cooley, Belfast-based illustrator, cartoonist and musician Paddy Brown’s much-praises comics adaptation of the ancient Irish epic Táin Bó Cúailnge, is now available in a single volumeContinue reading Paddy Brown’s The Cattle Raid of Cooley collected!
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…