Part of the the cover of Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash by Dave McKean

Panel Borders examines the legacy of the Great War in comics

In a couple of interviews recorded at Graphic Brighton, on this week’s Panel Borders show, Alex Fitch talks to the creators of a pair of graphic novels that illuminate the lives of two notable people affected by World War One, also known to some as the Great War. Dave McKean discusses his Black Dog –Continue reading Panel Borders examines the legacy of the Great War in comics

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Sneak Peek: Image Comics “Traces of the Great War” anthology launches this weekend at Lakes Festival

Poet Simon Armitage, Edmond Baudoin, Victoria Lomasko, Dave McKean and the UK’s Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard are among creators whose work features in a new international comic anthology – Traces of the Great War – which gets its launch during the Lakes international Comic Art Festival this weekend. Published by Image Comics, Traces of the Great War is an ambitious anthology of newContinue reading Sneak Peek: Image Comics “Traces of the Great War” anthology launches this weekend at Lakes Festival

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14-18 NOW “Traces of the Great War” international comic anthology announced

Kendal’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced Traces of the Great War, a new and ambitious anthology publication exploring the traces and impact of the World War One on our lives today. Featuring over 20 internationally acclaimed comic artists and writers, the project has been jointly commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s official arts programme forContinue reading 14-18 NOW “Traces of the Great War” international comic anthology announced

Part of the the cover of Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash by Dave McKean

Dave McKean’s “Black Dog” heads to Derby Book Festival

The work of the English artist Paul Nash (1889–1946) — one of the most important landscape artists of the twentieth century — entered the public domain this year in many countries around the world. His depictions of the destroyed and broken landscapes of World War One provided inspiration for Dave McKean‘s stunning multimedia show Black Dog:Continue reading Dave McKean’s “Black Dog” heads to Derby Book Festival

Part of the the cover of Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash by Dave McKean

Dave McKean’s “Black Dog” heads to Tate Britain

London’s Tate Britain will host a performance of Dave McKean‘s Black Dog: The Dreams of Paul Nash in November, after the influential illustrator, comic artist, filmmaker and musician delivers another live performance of his incredible multimedia project as part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival. As Festival fans already know – many having enjoyed the show’s premiere in Kendal back in MayContinue reading Dave McKean’s “Black Dog” heads to Tate Britain