Lakes Festival Focus 2019: Laurence Campbell

Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An Interview with BPRD Laurence Campbell

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 artist Laurence Campbell, who has been working on BPRD – a spin off from the Hellboy comic – for the past sevenContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An Interview with BPRD Laurence Campbell

Young Hellboy by Duncan Fegredo

Hellboy set to haunt Kendal, Dungeons & Dragons delights revealed at Lakes Festival

With little over a month to go before this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival (11th – 13th October 2019) in Kendal, work is proceeding apace on a number of exhibitions at the event, These will include an exclusive take on the Hellboy comics of Duncan Fegredo, the previously-announced Smurfs and Tom of Finland exhibitions and more.Continue reading Hellboy set to haunt Kendal, Dungeons & Dragons delights revealed at Lakes Festival

Avengers: Endgame Poster SNIP

Avengers: Endgame becomes fastest-selling UK digital download film of all time

Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame has debuted at Number 1 on the UK’s Official Film Chart with the highest-ever opening week of digital download sales. Just five weeks after becoming the highest-grossing film of all time at the box-office, Endgame clocked up a whopping 335,400 downloads in its first week – smashing the previous record held byContinue reading Avengers: Endgame becomes fastest-selling UK digital download film of all time

Crowgirl, created by and © Gemma Rickers SNIP

Hellboy-inspired “Hell of a Comic Art Challenge” entries teased

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has revealed some some of the fantastic entries received for its 2019 “Hell of a Comic Art Challenge” from students of the arts and young comic art enthusiasts, who have been creatively exploring the depths Hell to create new comic characters! The competition, supported by the University of Cumbria,Continue reading Hellboy-inspired “Hell of a Comic Art Challenge” entries teased

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast 51 - Brad Brooks

Lakes Festival Podcast probes the work of Harvey Kurtzman with artist Brad Brooks

Offering a  slightly different episode, on Episode 51 0f the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast finds Pete Taylor chatting to freelance designer, comics creator and author Brad Brooks about EC and MAD creator Harvey Kurtzman, the comic making process, digital comics and world comics. Brad co-authored The Essential Guide to World Comics withTim Pilcher,Continue reading Lakes Festival Podcast probes the work of Harvey Kurtzman with artist Brad Brooks