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Lakes International Comic Art Festival art auction announced, includes Walking Dead, Batman originals

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is running another amazing original art auction, and advance viewing has just opened. The online auction itself begins on 1st May 2018. Aiming to raise funds for LICAF and the charity OCD Action, the auction showcases original published artwork including pages and covers from Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead),Continue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival art auction announced, includes Walking Dead, Batman originals

Doug Braithwaite

Lakes Festival exhibition line-up includes art by Doug Braithwaite, Oliver East, Metaphrog

  With just a month to go before this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival (17th – 19th October 2014), Kendal is already abuzz about comics as local galleries and businesses host a number of free comic-related exhibitions. While art by Festival patron Sean Phillips has been gracing the walls of local cafe Baba Ganoush for a while now, two majorContinue reading Lakes Festival exhibition line-up includes art by Doug Braithwaite, Oliver East, Metaphrog

Dark Knight Concept Art by Rob Bliss

Dobby to Dark Knight: Concept Artists in Action at Lakes International Comic Art Festival

  The Dark Knight Returns, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, Star Wars, the Harry Potter movies, Kingsman: The Secret Service… these wouldn’t achieve their box office successes without the genius of concept artists. So the Lakes International Comic Art Festival is pleased to be featuring four of the UK’s leading exponents who have worked on these films and more for aContinue reading Dobby to Dark Knight: Concept Artists in Action at Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The Nao of Brown by Glyn Dillon

British Comic Award Winners 2013 announced, Leo Baxendale honoured

The winners of this year’s British Comic Awards were announced at Thought Bubble at the weekend. We’re told the voting was very, very close this year as the Judges tangled with the decision to pick a winner amongst such superb and different titles, but in the end the victors have emerged. The winners of theContinue reading British Comic Award Winners 2013 announced, Leo Baxendale honoured

Frederik Peeters Aâma, Volume 1, French edition

SelfMadeHero gets set for Thought Bubble, launching Frederik Peeters’ “Aama”

SelfMadeHero, one of the UK’s leading independent graphic novel publishers, is preparing to burst into this year’s Thought Bubble, Leeds’ Comic Art Festival this weekend, with a whole army of creators and new graphic novels for the centrepiece convention weekend on 23rd – 24th November. It will also see the official launch of the newContinue reading SelfMadeHero gets set for Thought Bubble, launching Frederik Peeters’ “Aama”