Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 50 - Hannah Berry

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 two years. Hannah, one of the 2019 Festival guests announced so far for October inContinue reading Hannah Berry reveals Comics Laureate plans in new Lakes international Comic Art Festival Podcast

Hannah Berry

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 the impact comics can have in terms of increasing literacy and creativity. The appointment isContinue reading Hannah Berry starts term as Comics Laureate

Hannah Berry. Photo Claire McNamee

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 Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard, who continues in the role until February 2019, was on handContinue reading Hannah Berry announced as new Comics Laureate at Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Charlie Adlard - 2016

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 librarians to use comics as a tool to enable literacy. Full of practical, inspirational ideas andContinue reading UK’s Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard showcases power of comics to promote literacy at libraries event

Charlie Adlard - 2016

Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard appointed UK’s new Comics Laureate

Charlie Adlard, best known as the comic artist behind The Walking Dead series, has been appointed as the UK’s Comics Laureate. The Comics Laureate is an ambassadorial and educational role for the comic genre and aims to raise awareness of the impact comics can have in terms of increasing literacy and creativity. The Comics LaureateContinue reading Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard appointed UK’s new Comics Laureate