Comics Laureate

Hannah Berry reveals Comics Laureate plans in new Lakes international Comic Art Festival Podcast

Reaching a terrific milestone with Episode 50, the latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast catches up with the Hannah Berry, who has now taken on the reigns as the UK Comics Laureate, a post she’ll hold for the next… Read More ›

Hannah Berry starts term as Comics Laureate

Award-winning author Hannah Berry, creator of the critically-acclaimed graphic novels Adamtine and Livestock, whose credits include work for New Statesman, begins her term as Comics Laureate today. The Comics Laureate is an ambassadorial and educational role for the comic genre and aims to raise awareness of… Read More ›

Hannah Berry announced as new Comics Laureate at Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Award-winning author Hannah Berry, creator of the critically-acclaimed graphic novels Adamtine and Livestock, whose credits include work for New Statesman, was announced as the new Comics Laureate at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival earlier this evening, Saturday 13th October 2018. Current… Read More ›

UK’s Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard showcases power of comics to promote literacy at libraries event

Comic artist Charlie Adlard, whose credits include 2000AD and The Walking Dead, made his first public appearance as the UK’s Comics Laureate in Birmingham late last month. Two ‘Love Comics, Love Literacy’ events aimed to encourage both primary and secondary school teachers and… Read More ›

The Comics Laureate Dave Gibbons and Oxford University Press create a new way to introduce children to classic stories and poetry

Current Comics Laureate Dave Gibbons has teamed up with comprehension expert, Lindsay Pickton, and global education publisher, Oxford University Press, to create 28 brand new Graphic Texts, now available, as part of their wider Project X reading and writing programme. Authors… Read More ›

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