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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Draw the Line moves from digital to print

Back in 2016, a group of comic creators from across the globe assembled as ‘Draw the Line: Concrete Political Actions Comics‘, hoping to focus protest at recent political developments into positive action. The project proved hugely popular – and now a book collecting the work of dozens of comic creators is in progresss. Like theContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Draw the Line moves from digital to print

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Lakes International Comic Art Festival art auction announced, includes Walking Dead, Batman originals

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is running another amazing original art auction, and advance viewing has just opened. The online auction itself begins on 1st May 2018. Aiming to raise funds for LICAF and the charity OCD Action, the auction showcases original published artwork including pages and covers from Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead),Continue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival art auction announced, includes Walking Dead, Batman originals

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14-18 NOW “Traces of the Great War” international comic anthology announced

Kendal’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced Traces of the Great War, a new and ambitious anthology publication exploring the traces and impact of the World War One on our lives today. Featuring over 20 internationally acclaimed comic artists and writers, the project has been jointly commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s official arts programme forContinue reading 14-18 NOW “Traces of the Great War” international comic anthology announced

Artist Dave McKean announced as inaugural winner of the International Award for Excellence in Comic Art

Arkham Asylum artist Dave McKean was announced as the inaugural winner of the Sergio Aragonés International Award for Excellence in Comic Art at the weekend. The announcement was made at the opening ceremony of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival which runs from 13–15th October in Kendal, Cumbria. Sergio Aragonés, one of the most famousContinue reading Artist Dave McKean announced as inaugural winner of the International Award for Excellence in Comic Art

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Comics-inspiring artist Paul Nash exhibition heads for Newcastle

Two key paintings from the 1930s by Paul Nash are currently part of a major survey of the artist at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich until 20th August 2017, before the exhibition, first shown to huge acclaim at Tate Britain, moves to the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle. downthetubes readers will recall theContinue reading Comics-inspiring artist Paul Nash exhibition heads for Newcastle