Graham Dury

VIZ releases “Honk My Horn”, a Roger’s Profanisaurus-inspired game of, well, swearing…

VIZ, which proudly claims to be Britain’s third or fourth funniest magazine, has been serving up its mix of sharp satire and black comedy since 1979, when it started as a 12-page magazine sold in local Newcastle pubs. Today, in… Read More ›

National Cartoonists Society, Lakes and Lyon BD Festivals partner for new US event, NCSFest, next May

The Kendal-based Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced a new international partnership with France’s Lyon BD Festival and the US-based National Cartoonists Society to bring a new comics event to Huntington Beach, California, in May 2019. The National Cartoonists Society… Read More ›

In Pictures: Playing for a Draw Football Comics Exhibition, the National Football Museum

The ‘Playing for a Draw’ exhibition, showcasing the history and creativity of football comics and illustration across the world has just opened at the National Football Museum in Manchester. As we previously reported, it’s been curated by top comic artist Steve McGarry in collaboration with… Read More ›

National Football Museum’s “Playing for a Draw” exhibition set to celebrate football comics

Playing for a Draw is a new exhibition that will showcase the wonderful world of football comic art at the National Football Museum in Manchester this summer, curated by top comic artist Steve McGarry. Offering a snapshot of over one… Read More ›

Asterix and Tintin head for a clash of the Toon Titans at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, in partnership with Lancaster University, has announced further details of this year’s Festival Weekend Opening Night event on Friday 14th October – “Clash of the Toon Titans“, a battle between comic superstars Asterix and Tintin… Read More ›

Art by Darwyn Cooke, Stuart Immonen and Charlie Adlard added to Lakes Festival fund-raising auction

Art from the Walking Dead comic by Charlie Adlard, superhero drawings by Darwyn Cooke and Stuart Immonen and cartoons by Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell and VIZ artist Graham Dury have been added to the catalogue for Lakes International Comic Art Festival Grand Auction of Original Comic Art, which will take place live and online from London’s Orbital… Read More ›

VIZ UnMasked – or, “It’s not all over until the fat lady sings…”

Hot on the heels of the British Library’s “Comics UnMasked” exhibition comes the Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s very own homage to art and anarchy in the UK – “VIZ Unmasked“. VIZ Unmasked will, amongst other things, reveal the dark… Read More ›

VIZ creators at Lakes Festival, new edition of ‘Profanisaurus’ on sale

Members of the VIZ comic team will be at the Lakes International Comics Festival next month – and copies of the new edition of the long-running Profanisaurus, inspired by the ‘Roger Mellie’ strip. Hail Sweary: The All New Profanisaurus, a… Read More ›

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