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

Garth Ennis and Keith Burns’ “Out of the Blue” out next March

Out next March from US publisher Aftershock Comics is a new war story, Out of the Blue, a superb-looking tale that is sure to appeal to fans of Battle, Commando, “Johnny Red” and other war comics. Writer Garth Ennis (Jimmy’s Bastards, A Walk Through Hell, Preacher, The Boys) and artist Keith Burns (War Stories) re-uniteContinue reading Garth Ennis and Keith Burns’ “Out of the Blue” out next March

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Judge Dredd Co-Creator Carlos Ezquerra dies aged 70

Carlos Ezquerra, legendary co-creator of Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog and many more all-time classics for 2000AD has died, aged 70. One of the all-time greatest comic book artists, the Spanish illustrator was one of the titans of 2000AD but had recently been fighting a second battle with cancer, which had forced him to reluctantly cancel UKContinue reading Judge Dredd Co-Creator Carlos Ezquerra dies aged 70

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Garth Ennis and PJ Holden Deliver New Tank Combat Story

Eisner Award-winning comics legend Garth Ennis (Preacher, Punisher) and artist PJ Holden (Warhammer Monthly, Johnny Woo, 2000AD) once again take command for a new action-packed miniseries inspired by Wargaming’s massively popular online game World of Tanks. World of Tanks: Citadel from US publisher Dark Horse serves as a prequel to the previous Roll Out miniseries. SetContinue reading Garth Ennis and PJ Holden Deliver New Tank Combat Story

Back Read: American Eagles by Garth Ennis and Simon Coleby

Garth Ennis returned to his roots of creating compelling and gripping war comics with Dreaming Eagles from US publisher Aftershock Comics, drawn by Simon Coleby. The collection was published last year and if you missed it, then track a copy down because it’s a darn fine read. (Regular downthetubes readers may recall we highlighted theContinue reading Back Read: American Eagles by Garth Ennis and Simon Coleby