Reaching a terrific milestone with Episode 50, the latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast catches up with the Hannah Berry, who has now taken on the reigns as the UK Comics Laureate, a post she’ll hold for the next two years. Hannah, one of the 2019 Festival guests announced so far for October inContinue reading Hannah Berry reveals Comics Laureate plans in new Lakes international Comic Art Festival Podcast
This year’s Graphic Brighton symposium will be taking place on 3rd and 4th May at the University of Brighton City Campus – and features a great line up of independent comic creators. The two day event will be a mixture of talks, panel discussions and workshops on the subject of educational comics, where comics areContinue reading Graphic Brighton 2019 dates announced
Award-winning author Hannah Berry, creator of the critically-acclaimed graphic novels Adamtine and Livestock, whose credits include work for New Statesman, begins her term as Comics Laureate today. The Comics Laureate is an ambassadorial and educational role for the comic genre and aims to raise awareness of the impact comics can have in terms of increasing literacy and creativity. The appointment isContinue reading Hannah Berry starts term as Comics Laureate
The latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast comes brimming with interviews from the annual Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal, conducted by co-hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates. “We chat about how the show was for us, what we enjoyed and what we saw,” says Ian. “We discuss the opening night, which saw HannahContinue reading Latest Lakes Festival Podcast comes crammed with creator interviews!
This year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival – the weekend-long event in Kendal, Cumbria, now in its sixth year – saw dedicated comics fans brave Storm Callum in their hundreds to enjoy a weekend of creator events, exhibitions (some still on), steampunk, book launches and more this weekend. For me, it was a bit ofContinue reading From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018