Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast

Looking Back at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival with the Festival Podcast Team

In the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast, hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki talk about their experiences at the awesome Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017. They look at each of their days at the event and the talks they went too as well as the evening’s entertainment. The Podcast teamContinue reading Looking Back at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival with the Festival Podcast Team

Lakes International Comic Art Festival out side the Brewery Arts Centre. Photo: Tim Murray

Lakes International Comic Art Festival “Clock Tower” Line-Up revealed

  Following up on our reports on the international and British guests attending this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October – which includes Steve Bell, Darwyn Cooke, Dave McKean, Kieron Gillen, Kathryn and Stuart Immonen and many more – the organisation has begin to announce its Clock Tower line up. The Clock Tower is the freeContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival “Clock Tower” Line-Up revealed

Love Bites by Fred Jeffries

Tube Surfing: Anne Kirkbride’s cartoon connections, digital Charlie Hebdo launched and a new Joe Decie interview

Here’s a quick round up of short comics news items that have caught our eye on Twitter and other social media over the past few days… • The Hemel Gazette reports that veteran artist Fred Jefferies, 85, a cartoonist since 1962, has created a cartoon book 13 years after being registered blind, thanks to a special magnifying glass providedContinue reading Tube Surfing: Anne Kirkbride’s cartoon connections, digital Charlie Hebdo launched and a new Joe Decie interview

Members of the Cartoonists Club enthralled passers by with their quickfire cartoons at last year's Festival.

Kendal Calling: To the Clock Tower, Comics Fans!

  Booking for spaces in Kendal’s Comics Clock Tower venue for this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival (16th – 18th October 2015) has just opened. A huge line up of both British and globe-spanning international comics talent is being lined up for this year’s Festival, and events in the Clock Tower will form aContinue reading Kendal Calling: To the Clock Tower, Comics Fans!

Lakes International Comic Art Festival out side the Brewery Arts Centre. Photo: Tim Murray

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2014: The View from the Twittersphere

  I think everyone who attended is still reeling from the fantastic weekend the 2014 Lakes International Comic Art Festival proved to be, which began with the amazing 24 Hour Comics Marathon organised by Dan Berry and the announcement of Dave Gibbons as the first Comics Laureate. Suffice to say for now, that Festival DirectorContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2014: The View from the Twittersphere