Sneak Peek: “The Three Rooms in Valerie’s Head”, exploring relationships and memory

The Three Rooms in Valerie’s Head, a new graphic novel by David Gaffney and Dan Berry explores relationships, memory, loneliness and obsession in a darkly humorous way – and debuts very soon, published by US publisher Top Shelf. The project, originally a commission by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival that delivered a well-received liveContinue reading Sneak Peek: “The Three Rooms in Valerie’s Head”, exploring relationships and memory

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It’s Time For… the Awesome Comics Podcast Catch Up!

I’m not quite sure why the wonderful woolly mammoth that is Awesome Podcast and downthetubes contributor Tony Esmond doesn’t plug said ACP here himself (perhaps he’s too shy, or just busy with his night job as a Steven Seagal impersonator), but anyway, we’re behind promoting this lively audio forum for independent comics again! So, what haveContinue reading It’s Time For… the Awesome Comics Podcast Catch Up!

Coelifer Atlas - Cover

In Review: Coelifer Atlas

Written by Alex Paknadel, Dan Watters Art by Charlie Adlard, Dan Berry, Nick Brokenshire, Joe Decie, Mike Medaglia, Bruce Mutard, Ken Niimura, Jake Phillips, Bryan Talbot, Craig Thompson, Petteri Tikkanen and Emma Vieceli Published by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Out: Now. Buy it from from Page 45 here “You sure these seats are ours? Check the tickets.”Continue reading In Review: Coelifer Atlas

Coelifer Atlas - Cover

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 medical condition Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and has already raised £1000 for the charity OCD Action; and CarrotContinue reading New comics from the Lakes Festival: “Coelifer Atlas” and “Carrot to the Stars”

OCD Action Comic Montage

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 by Alex Paknadel and Dan Watters, the artists are Dan Berry (editor), Craig Thompson, CharlieContinue reading Craig Thompson, Bryan Talbot, Emma Vieceli and other top creators to draw OCD Action charity comic at Lakes Festival