Lakes Festival Focus 2019: Simon Spurrier

Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An Interview with writer Simon Spurrier

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 Simon Spurrier, who I would argue modestly describes himself as “a writer of actual words”, currently working on new television and comicContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An Interview with writer Simon Spurrier

Richard with a copy of his limited edition ‘Mutual Respect’ print, released in 2010, based on a photo taken by John Varley at the Estadio Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico on 7th June 1970. It shows Bobby Moore and Pele swapping shirts following England’s Group C defeat at the hands of Brazil. Quoted as being Bobby Moore’s ‘favourite photo’, the then world champions were effectively handing over the baton of world supremacy to champions-elect and the world’s greatest-ever player.

Doctor Who and Road to Perdition artist Richard Piers Rayner to make rare convention appearance for Lancaster Comics Day 2017

Making a rare convention appearance at Lancaster Comics Day on 11th June 2017will be the Doctor Who, Hellblazer and Road to Perdition artist Richard Piers Rayner. His appearance is something of a coup, as Richard has only appeared at perhaps as many as three comic conventions in the last twenty years. Richard began his professional comic career in 1988, drawing for DC Comics andContinue reading Doctor Who and Road to Perdition artist Richard Piers Rayner to make rare convention appearance for Lancaster Comics Day 2017

Brett Ewins, Jamie Hewlett and Steve Dillon in the Deadline office in 1988. Photo courtesy Steve Cook / National Portrait Gallery

In Memoriam: Comic Artist Steve Dillon, A True Legend of Comics

We’re very sorry to report the passing of gifted and much-loved comic artist Steve Dillon, a renowned talent rightfully described by Jamie McElvie as “a true legend of comics“, perhaps best known internationally for his run on DC Comics Hellblazer and as co-creator of Preacher, both published by Vertigo Comics, but for British fans captured the heartsContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist Steve Dillon, A True Legend of Comics

Radio interviews with Warren Pleece, Denise Mina, Garen Ewing and Simon Barnard

I’m ready for my close-up: The Scarifyers As we enter Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary year, I’m ready for my close-up investigates a radio drama series tangentally connected to the franchise. The Scarifyers is a horror / black comedy series, with new installments broadcast each year on BBC Radio 4 Extra (formerly BBC 7) and releasedContinue reading Radio interviews with Warren Pleece, Denise Mina, Garen Ewing and Simon Barnard

Radio show on 25 years of Hellblazer featuring Delano, Diggle, Lloyd and Milligan

Panel Borders – 25 years of John Constantine: Hellblazer Panel Borders returns after the Christmas break for a new series in an earlier slot on Sunday evenings. Starting a series of shows about the 25th anniversary of the occult detective John Constantine’s first appearance in his own solo comic book, Alex Fitch talks to writers JamieContinue reading Radio show on 25 years of Hellblazer featuring Delano, Diggle, Lloyd and Milligan