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Tracing the Great War: comics-inspired World War One teaching resource launches

A new World War One teaching resource has just been launched for 11 – 15 year-old students, based on the ambitious comic anthology Traces of the Great War. The online learning resources offer teachers of English, History and Humanities a framework to study aspects of the Great War and its legacy though narrative, discussion andContinue reading Tracing the Great War: comics-inspired World War One teaching resource launches

Traces of the Great War - Pretty Little Village by Mael

In Review: Traces of the Great War

Publisher: Image Comics (English Edition)/ Editions de la Gouttière (French Edition) Out: Now The Book: Traces of the Great War is a remarkable, original collection of 18 thought provoking graphic short stories bridging the past and present. Internationally-acclaimed comic book artists, graphic novelists and writers, all of them explore the continued relevance and resonance of the FirstContinue reading In Review: Traces of the Great War

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast. Art by Graeme McNee

More Lakes Festival creator interviews focus for new Podcast

The latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast is again bursting with interviews from the annual Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal held last month, conducted by co-hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates. Episode 40 includes  interviews with Canadian artist Guy Delisle, Benjamin Dickson, whose new graphic novel A New Jerusalem – a stunning taleContinue reading More Lakes Festival creator interviews focus for new Podcast

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 32 - Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin investigated by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast team have just released Episode 32, which features a great interview with crime novelist and comics writer Ian Rankin. The creator of the Rebus novels chats about his career, his love of comics and in particular his work with Sean Phillips on thee Traces of the Great War anthology,Continue reading Ian Rankin investigated by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018 Promotional Art by Petteri Tikkanen 

Early Bird tickets for Lakes International Comic Art Festival go on sale, first guests announced

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced the first of its guests for its Festival weekend in Kendal (12th – 14th October 2018). A range of Early Bird Passes, available for a limited time only, are on sale now. First to be announced are British guests Yomi Ayeni, Ottilie Hainsworth, Kripa Joshi (who originallyContinue reading Early Bird tickets for Lakes International Comic Art Festival go on sale, first guests announced