Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast  Episode 52 - Oldham Comic Con 3

Lakes Festival Podcast legs it to Oldham! (Oldham Comic Con 3, that is)

Most of the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast  focuses on the team’s recent trip to Oldham Comic Con 3, held on Saturday 11th May. Nikki Bates tabled on the day, while Ian went off interviewing a range of comic creators, including Oldham Comic Con organiser Dennis Whittle, plus 2000AD andContinue reading Lakes Festival Podcast legs it to Oldham! (Oldham Comic Con 3, that is)

Oldham Comic Con 3

In Review and in Pictures: Oldham Comic Con 3

Ian Loxam of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast was at Oldham Comic Con with co-host and comics creator Nikki Bates, and reports back on a hugely successful event that was rammed to the rafters with top draw comics talent… Setting off bright and early on 11th May 2019, we headed off from KendalContinue reading In Review and in Pictures: Oldham Comic Con 3

Strong showing for British creators in Eisner Award nominees

The nominees for this year’s Eisner Awards have been revealed and include a number of terrific British creators, including John Allison, Jim Campbell, Alex de Campi, Al Ewing, Lee Garbett and Sean PhillipsContinue reading Strong showing for British creators in Eisner Award nominees

Diamond Gem Awards

Al Ewing, Sean Phillips among creators honoured in 2019 Diamond Gem Awards

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced the winners of the 2018 Diamond Gem Awards, selected by comic book specialty retailers and celebrated within the comic book industry as an key annual award honouring largely US publisher sales success – but British creators Al Ewing and Sean Phillips are among the creators whose work is recognised. DCContinue reading Al Ewing, Sean Phillips among creators honoured in 2019 Diamond Gem Awards

Lizz Lunney provides a trout-provoking tale for 24 PANELS

24 PANELS Anthology creator line-up revealed, includes Alex de Campi, Paul Cornell, Lizz Lunney, Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie, and many others

US comics publisher Image Comics has announced more details of the forthcoming 24 PANELS Anthology, the charity comics project curated by Kieron Gillen (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, PHONOGRAM) we highlighted earlier this year when a call for submissions went out. This charity anthology will benefit the survivors of the Grenfell fire and Kieron has been supportedContinue reading 24 PANELS Anthology creator line-up revealed, includes Alex de Campi, Paul Cornell, Lizz Lunney, Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie, and many others