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 International Comic Art Festival 2019 - First Guests

Lakes International Comic Art Festival announces first guests, Junko Mizuno poster revealed

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced its first guests for its weekend-long event in October 2019, with Early Bird Passes on sale now. Announced are Japanese manga artist Junko Mizuno, who has also provided the stunning poster art for this year’s Festival, an event focused on how comics are always Pushing Boundaries, while celebrating, asContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival announces first guests, Junko Mizuno poster revealed

Young fans, unfazed by bad weather, at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Photo: LICAF

From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

This year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival – the weekend-long event in Kendal, Cumbria, now in its sixth year – saw dedicated comics fans brave Storm Callum in their hundreds to enjoy a weekend of creator events, exhibitions (some still on), steampunk, book launches and more this weekend. For me, it was a bit ofContinue reading From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

Lizz Lunney provides a trout-provoking tale for 24 PANELS

24 PANELS Anthology creator line-up revealed, includes Alex de Campi, Paul Cornell, Lizz Lunney, Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie, and many others

US comics publisher Image Comics has announced more details of the forthcoming 24 PANELS Anthology, the charity comics project curated by Kieron Gillen (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, PHONOGRAM) we highlighted earlier this year when a call for submissions went out. This charity anthology will benefit the survivors of the Grenfell fire and Kieron has been supportedContinue reading 24 PANELS Anthology creator line-up revealed, includes Alex de Campi, Paul Cornell, Lizz Lunney, Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie, and many others

Paradise X art by Doug Braithwaite

Doug Braithwaite “Paradise X” art, and other British artists, feature in latest ComicLink auction list

Auction house Comic Link have some interesting art coming up for auction soon that includes a number of British artists, some noted below. Fellow artist David Roach spotted this mightily impressive spread from Marvel’s Paradise X by Doug Braithwaite, inked with aplomb by Bill Reinhold, published back in 2002. “I must admit to not having seenContinue reading Doug Braithwaite “Paradise X” art, and other British artists, feature in latest ComicLink auction list