Dr Mel Gibson

Lakes Festival Report: “The Friday Sessions” – When Academia and Comics Collide!

Dr Mel Gibson reports on a day of comic study and discussion held as part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival… The expansion and transformation of the academic wing of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival continued in… Read More ›

First Impressions: A Beginner’s Guide to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival

As a newbie to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (LICAF) Norman Boyd wondered how he was supposed to tackle a big event like this. Some of you will think “what’s he on about?” but experience tells me Norman’s not the… Read More ›

Remembered Reading: Dr Mel Gibson’s new study of Girls Comics released

Remembered Reading, a reader’s history exploring the forgotten genre of British girls’ comics by Dr Mel Gibson, has just been published by Leuven Univeristy Press. Girls’ comics were a major genre from the 1950s onwards in Britain. The most popular titles sold between… Read More ›

Mind Probes At The Ready! Presenters Revealed for Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The presenters selected to wield the mind probes at year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival (Saturday 17th – Sunday 18th October 2015) have been announced, and include some top names in the world of British comics journalism and academia, including… Read More ›

Family Zone Fun for All promised at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Children (of all ages) will find the amazing world of comics to discover and explore at the Family Zone, part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival  (Saturday 17th – Sunday 18th October 2015). Special events and workshops will offer a… Read More ›

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