Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 27 – Cinebook with Jerome Saincantin

A Chat with Cinebook – Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast probes European comics publisher

In the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast, the team chat to Jerome Saincantin about his role as a translator for Cinebook. Cinebook, whose titles we’ve often featured on downthetubes, are publishers of best selling European books in the English language. Their titles include Valerian, Lucky Luke, Thorgal and XIII – toContinue reading A Chat with Cinebook – Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast probes European comics publisher

Paul Gravett, Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières. Photo: Dean Simons

In Pictures: Valerian creators Pierre Christin and Jean Claude Mezieres in London

Last month, Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières were in London, at the Institut Francais, for an event titled Valerian & Laureline Disclosed. Chaired by comics expert Paul Gravett, the Valerian creators were full of life and were happy to rib each other in a way that some longstanding collaborators often aren’t! The event was of course inContinue reading In Pictures: Valerian creators Pierre Christin and Jean Claude Mezieres in London

Look out for this fantastic Awesome Comics Podcast poster celebrating the huge wealth of indie characters being published here in the UK by individual creators and publishers

The Awesome Comics Podcast Catch Up: Jack Kirby, the best of indie comics and more

The Awesome Comics Podcast gang are at London Super Comic Con this weekend and have a wonderful poster promoting the work of dozens of small press creators on sale at their table, so grab a copy before they sell out! If you’re heading to this amazing event, why not prepare yourselves for perhaps your first encounterContinue reading The Awesome Comics Podcast Catch Up: Jack Kirby, the best of indie comics and more

Valerian and Laureline’s co-creators head to London 

Valerian and Laureline‘s co-creators Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières are coming to London. Just confirmed, they will be in conversation with Paul Gravett on Saturday September 30th at the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni in South Kensington. This will be followed by a special screening of the new Luc Besson film, concluding with a Q&A session. Continue reading Valerian and Laureline’s co-creators head to London 

Enthusiastic comic fans mix with equally enthused comic creators in the Comics Clock Tower at the 2015 Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Photo: John Freeman

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017 Comics Clock Tower Line Up Revealed

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced the comic creators who will have a presence in their free-to-enter Comics Clock Tower venue in Kendal Town Hall in October. The creators were chosen after hundreds of applications were sifted through by the Festival team and its patrons, and you’ll find guests at the event suchContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017 Comics Clock Tower Line Up Revealed