Lakes Festival Focus 2019 - Darren Cullen

Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An Interview with artist Darren Cullen

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This first “Festival Focus” for 2019 is with satirical artist, illustrator and writer Darren Cullen whose exhibition, “”Artist”” – exploring subjects as diverse as the Iraq war, the BritishContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An Interview with artist Darren Cullen

Hackney Comic + Zine Fair 2019

First Hackney Comic + Zine Fair announced for September

The first ever Hackney Comic + Zine Fair will be taking over London Fields Arches this September, offering a celebration of all things comics, featuring over 40 artists, writers and publishers with a huge range of styles and genres available to purchase. Comic creator Joe Stone came up with the idea for the event, afterContinue reading First Hackney Comic + Zine Fair announced for September

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Myriad Editions latest “First Graphic Novel Competition” Launched

Publishers Myriad Editions have just launched the latest First Graphic Novel Competition, a project now in its third outing. The competition’s prize is for the creator of the winning entry to work with Myriad’s editorial team towards publication of their first full-length work. The competition, open to all cartoonists, writers and artists, calls for 15-30Continue reading Myriad Editions latest “First Graphic Novel Competition” Launched

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 11 - Gareth Brookes

Gareth Brookes talks comics – and beer! – with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast

The latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast (Episode 11) is live and features an interview with award-winning comic creator Gareth Brookes. A man of many media, Gareth, one of this year’s Festival guests, is known for his unusual approach to materials, using embroidery, textiles, lino-cut print, stencilling and even pressed flowers in his work. Gareth, whoContinue reading Gareth Brookes talks comics – and beer! – with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast

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Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An interview with comic creator Gareth Brookes

The countdown has begun to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). The downthetubes “Kendal Calling” interviews continue with a chat with award-winning comic creator Gareth Brookes… A man of many media, Gareth is known for his unusual approach to materials, using embroidery, textiles, lino-cut print, stencilling and even pressedContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An interview with comic creator Gareth Brookes