Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Ken Niimura

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Ken Niimura

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is Ken Niimura, a cartoonist and illustrator based in Tokyo. His breakthrough in the industry came with the publication of the acclaimed graphic novel, I Kill Giants,Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Ken Niimura

Lakes Festival Focus: Writer Joe Kelly

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Joe Kelly

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is Joe Kelly, a writer, producer, penciller and editor, and creator of the lauded Eisner-nominated graphic novel I Kill Giants. Illustrated by fellow Festival guest Ken Niimura,Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Joe Kelly

Madison Wolfe as Barbara Thorson in I Kill Giants. Image: XYZ Films

“I Kill Giants” film to get World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

The British I Kill Giants film, based on the graphic novel created by writer Joe Kelly and artist Ken Niimura, will get its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month. I Kill Giants, first published by Image Comics, tells the story of Barbara Thorson, an acerbic fifth-grader so consumed with fantasy thatContinue reading “I Kill Giants” film to get World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

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Joe Kelly Announced as first US guest for Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016

Just as Marvel’s latest blockbuster superhero movie Deadpool hits UK cinemas, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announce its first major US guest for the 2016 is Joe Kelly, who will be making an exclusive UK appearance at the Festival weekend in October. A creator, writer and producer, Kelly is the creator of the lauded graphicContinue reading Joe Kelly Announced as first US guest for Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016