Craig Thompson

“This One Summer”, acclaimed graphic novel written by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Jillian Tamaki, tops US “Banned Books” list

This One Summer, the award-winning, widely-acclaimed graphic novel written by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Jillian Tamaki – both guests at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October – has topped the 2016 list of most frequently challenged… Read More ›

Lakes Festival art online auction starts on Wednesday – Jordi Bernet, Bryan Lee O’Malley items and more

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced its latest online fund-raising art auction will begin on Wednesday – 23rd November 2016. Included in this year’s auction to raise funds for the Festival’s 2017 activities is original artwork produced by no less… Read More ›

Lakes international Comic Art Festival announces 2016 online art auction plans

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced plans for an online fund-raising art auction, which will begin on 23rd November 2016. Full details of the 2016 on-line auction have yet to be announced, but included will be original artwork… Read More ›

New comics from the Lakes Festival: “Coelifer Atlas” and “Carrot to the Stars”

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has recently published two great books as part of its developing publishing program. They are Coelifer Atlas, this year’s special 24 Hour Marathon Comic project featuring a stellar line up of talent, which aims to raise awareness of the… Read More ›

Lakes International Comic Art Festival – Frequently Asked Questions and Top Tips

One of this weekend’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s most dedicated team members, Sharon Tait, has been answering questions about the weekend-long on their Facebook page, with a mix of useful information and some very funny answers. They’re so good – and… Read More ›

Craig Thompson, Bryan Talbot, Emma Vieceli and other top creators to draw OCD Action charity comic at Lakes Festival

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced this year’s special 24 Hour Marathon Comic project as part of this year’s weekend-long event in October, featuring a stellar line up of talent that aims to raise awareness of the medical condition OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Written… Read More ›

“Blankets” creator Craig Thompson joins 2016 Lakes International Comic Art Festival line-up

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival (14th -16th October 2016) has confirmed an appearance by one of the most critically-acclaimed cartoonists of his generation, award-winning author Craig Thompson, alongside current collaborator, the acclaimed French artist Edmond Baudoin. Thompson is the writer and artist of… Read More ›

Panel Borders: Habibi Blankets and Children’s Books

Here’s some information on both upcoming and recent Panel Borders radio shows, broadcast on Resonabce FM and online. Concluding the show’s month of looking at biography and autobiography in comics, Alex Fitch talks to the multiple award winning (and Grammy nominated) cartoonist… Read More ›

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