Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 - Challenging Conventions Montage

Challenging Conventions: Lakes International Comic Art Festival set to tackle society taboos next month

This year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal next month will feature comic artwork and writers who are tackling some of the biggest issues and taboos facing society. Offering a wide ranging programme, events will include appearances by artists using the comic art form to explore – the devastating impacts of climate change, censorship,Continue reading Challenging Conventions: Lakes International Comic Art Festival set to tackle society taboos next month

Young Hellboy by Duncan Fegredo

Hellboy set to haunt Kendal, Dungeons & Dragons delights revealed at Lakes Festival

With little over a month to go before this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival (11th – 13th October 2019) in Kendal, work is proceeding apace on a number of exhibitions at the event, These will include an exclusive take on the Hellboy comics of Duncan Fegredo, the previously-announced Smurfs and Tom of Finland exhibitions and more.Continue reading Hellboy set to haunt Kendal, Dungeons & Dragons delights revealed at Lakes Festival

Lakes Festival Focus 2019 - Darren Cullen

Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An Interview with artist Darren Cullen

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This first “Festival Focus” for 2019 is with satirical artist, illustrator and writer Darren Cullen whose exhibition, “”Artist”” – exploring subjects as diverse as the Iraq war, the BritishContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An Interview with artist Darren Cullen

Art by Darren Cullen

Spelling Mistakes Cost Lives – Darren Cullen exhibits at The Other Art Show

Artist Darren Cullen – the creator behind the Spelling Mistakes Cost Lives web site – is showing a large selection of his work, including a brand new sculpture (and the above slightly older one) at The Other Art Fair in London (5th – 8th October) at The Truman Brewery as part of ShangrilART, (the people behind Shangri-La atContinue reading Spelling Mistakes Cost Lives – Darren Cullen exhibits at The Other Art Show

OFF LIFE Issue 11 - Cover

Free OFF LIFE #11 anthology features new talent, Jack Teagle and much more

  OFF LIFE Issue 11 – the latest edition of the free street comic – is available now in all the usual stockists and in digital from via the title’s official web site. Wrapped in a cover by Sébastien Thibault, editor Daniel Humphry tells us the issue became something of a new blood edition after theContinue reading Free OFF LIFE #11 anthology features new talent, Jack Teagle and much more