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Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An Interview with Hellboy artist Duncan Fegredo

The countdown has begun to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). We continue our “Kendal Calling” interviews with Duncan Fegredo. Much more than “just” a Hellboy artist, Duncan is described by his peers as “the artists’ artist” – we urge you to find out why! Duncan Fegredo is bestContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An Interview with Hellboy artist Duncan Fegredo

Art by Sergio Aragonés

2017 Lakes International Comic Art Festival Programme Revealed, some of the British Comics events highlighted

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has just revealed its programme for its Festival Weekend in October 2017, celebrating comic art from across the world, and I’ve picked out just some of the highlights for fans of British comics. The Festival Weekend features over 70 international guests, including Sergio Aragonés, Stan Sakai, Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard, Hannah Berry, Melinda Gebbie,Continue reading 2017 Lakes International Comic Art Festival Programme Revealed, some of the British Comics events highlighted

Enthusiastic comic fans mix with equally enthused comic creators in the Comics Clock Tower at the 2015 Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Photo: John Freeman

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017 Comics Clock Tower Line Up Revealed

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced the comic creators who will have a presence in their free-to-enter Comics Clock Tower venue in Kendal Town Hall in October. The creators were chosen after hundreds of applications were sifted through by the Festival team and its patrons, and you’ll find guests at the event suchContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017 Comics Clock Tower Line Up Revealed

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Lakes International Comic Art Festival celebrates Will Eisner with competition, comic and exclusive exhibition

Recognising the work of ground-breaking American comic creator Will Eisner, creator of “The Spirit”, the  Lakes International Comic Art Festival is pleased to announce not one but three celebratory projects to mark his incredible contribution to the development of the comics form – a competition of aspiring creators, a celebratory comics and an exciting exhibition for the Festival in OctoberContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival celebrates Will Eisner with competition, comic and exclusive exhibition

2016 Lakes International Comic Art Festival auction art: a homage to Miyazaki by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Fund Raising Online Art Auction for Lakes International Comic Art Festival Raises £2500

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is delighted to  announce its an online fund-raising art auction raised £2500 toward future projects and events in 2017, including its weekend-long Festival (13th – 15th October) which includes a rare UK appearance by MAD cartoonist Sergio Aragonés, who will be presenting the first ever NCS Sergio Aragonés International Award for Excellence in Comic Art.  An original artwork producedContinue reading Fund Raising Online Art Auction for Lakes International Comic Art Festival Raises £2500