Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Garth Ennis

Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Garth Ennis

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 “Festival Focus” for 2019 is with Garth Ennis, perhaps best known for his work on Preacher and The Boys, and more recent projects such as the critically-acclaimed Sara,Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Garth Ennis

Albion - Montage - art by Shane Oakley

Albion: Looking back at Wildstorm’s “British Invasion”

As Rebellion rolls out more classic comic collections and gears up for the second Vigilant special from Simon Furman and Simon Coleby, Luke Williams looks back at earlier revivals of some British comic characters… Rebellion are receiving plaudits for reviving and rebooting Fleetway properties, strips and characters that in some cases are fondly remembered andContinue reading Albion: Looking back at Wildstorm’s “British Invasion”

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

Out of the Blue by Garth Ennis and Keith Burns

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

Carlos Ezquerra 2018

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