Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019. Image: Brewery Arts Centre

From the Trenches and in Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019

Heading to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019, the event the culmination a year of publicity work for me, and others, and endless hours of hard work and organisation by the dedicated team based largely in Kendal, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of trepidation. Not because we weren’t prepared in any way,Continue reading From the Trenches and in Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019

David Leach at work on an instalment of Psycho Gran. Or maybe he just likes eating pencils.

David Leach, Darryl Cunningham, McGarrys, join Lakes Festival Guest List

There’s only four months to go until his year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October… are you ready? Tickets bought? Accommodation booked? The Festival has just revealed a number of further guests: Darryl Cunningham, ahead of the release of his new book, Billionaires, published by Myriad Editions; and Titan Comics Senior Editor, cartoonist and ComeContinue reading David Leach, Darryl Cunningham, McGarrys, join Lakes Festival Guest List

In Review and in Pictures: Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018

Joe Gordon reports on this year’s annual Books gathering in Scotland’s capital… I’ve just been enjoying a couple of weeks at the world’s largest literary festival, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, seeing a number of fascinating author events and also being fortunate enough to chair several comics and science fiction events too, from Young AdultContinue reading In Review and in Pictures: Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018

ES*EF SNIP

Crowdfunding Spotlight: ES*EF, a new SF anthology from some great British comic creators

Just launched on Kickstarter is a campaign to fund a comics anthology, ES*EF, a collection of short SF and futuristic stories all drawn by Phil Elliott, written by Darryl Cunningham (Psychiatric Tales, Graphic Science) and Aces Weekly contributor, film historian and TASCHEN editor Paul Duncan (whose credits include the James Bond Archives and the The Charlie ChaplinContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: ES*EF, a new SF anthology from some great British comic creators

Comics @ Aye Write!: Glasgow’s Book Festival 2018

The Glasgow book festival Aye Write!  has announced its line-up for 2018 and as usual it includes a selection of comics events. These all take place in either the Mitchell Library or the CCA in central Glasgow over the weekend of 24/25 March 2018. Darryl Cunningham: Graphic Science 24th Mar 2018 11:30AM – 12:30PM CCA Tickets:Continue reading Comics @ Aye Write!: Glasgow’s Book Festival 2018