Hunt Emerson

Side by Side: Comics Tellings of Peterloo

Back in 2015, DC Thomson published Commando Issue 4843, titled “Peterloo!”, written by Ferg Handley with cover and internal art by Carlos Pino, one of several marking the 200th anniversary of Waterloo, but which also recounted the horror of massacre at St. Peter’s Field, Manchester on 16th August 1819. But it’s not the only recent telling of the terrible events in comics

From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

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… Read More ›

Hunt Emerson wins Sergio Aragonés International Award for Excellence in Comic Art

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced Hunt Emerson as the winner of the Sergio Aragonés International Award for Excellence in Comic Art for 2018. Hunt, who is highly regarded internationally for his work as a graphic novelist, and as a… Read More ›

I Kill Giants and Deadpool writer Joe Kelly talks to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast

One of the creators of Ben 10 and the writer of the magnificent I Kill Giants, Joe Kelly is the guest on the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast. Joe, who returns to the Lakes International… Read More ›

Comic Art Festival Academic Sessions announced for October in Kendal

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced this year’s “Friday Sessions” – a full day of talks and discussions exploring comic art in all its guises, taking place Friday 12th October 2018 as part of the Festival weekend in Kendal. The… Read More ›

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