Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019. Image: Brewery Arts Centre

From the Trenches and in Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019

Heading to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019, the event the culmination a year of publicity work for me, and others, and endless hours of hard work and organisation by the dedicated team based largely in Kendal, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of trepidation. Not because we weren’t prepared in any way,Continue reading From the Trenches and in Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019

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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

Nemesis the Warlock: The First Heresies

Non, non, non! “Nemesis the Warlock: The First Heresies” sells out in 24 hours

Rebellion‘s brand new, limited edition Nemesis the Warlock: The First Heresies hardcover collection, written by Pat Mills with art by Kevin O’Neill, Jesus Redondo and Bryan Talbot, available only from their web shop, sold out within 24 hours of going on sale. Developed in conjunction with 2000AD’s French publisher Delirium, only 250 English language copies ofContinue reading Non, non, non! “Nemesis the Warlock: The First Heresies” sells out in 24 hours

Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Bryan and Mary Talbot

Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An Interview with Bryan and Mary Talbot

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 award-winning comic creators and Festival patrons Bryan and Mary Talbot, whose latest graphic novel, RAIN, a project supported by the Arts Council,Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An Interview with Bryan and Mary Talbot

Luther Arkwright by and © Bryan Talbot

Bryan Talbot’s Luther Arkwright to return… in 2022!

Award-winning author and artist Bryan Talbot has announced the fantastic news that he has completed his script for a third Luther Arkwright book, and begun drawing it, with the aim of seeing it published in 2022. The Legend of Luther Arkwright will be published by Jonathan Cape in the UK and Dark Horse Books inContinue reading Bryan Talbot’s Luther Arkwright to return… in 2022!