Ian Rankin

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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

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…. Read More ›

14-18 NOW “Traces of the Great War” international comic anthology announced

Kendal’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced Traces of the Great War, a new and ambitious anthology publication exploring the traces and impact of the World War One on our lives today. Featuring over 20 internationally acclaimed comic artists and writers,… Read More ›

Lakes International Comic Art Festival celebrates Will Eisner with competition, comic and exclusive exhibition

Recognising the work of ground-breaking American comic creator Will Eisner, creator of “The Spirit”, the  Lakes International Comic Art Festival is pleased to announce not one but three celebratory projects to mark his incredible contribution to the development of the comics form – a competition… Read More ›

Andy Diggle, Ian Rankin line up for prestigious LitFest appearance

Marvel writer Andy Diggle The Losers and Daredevil writer Andy Diggle will be wowing his hometown fans alongside author Ian Rankin next month as part of the Lancaster Literature Festival – Britain’s oldest annual literature event. Ian Rankin is Britain’s… Read More ›

Tube Surfing: Ro-Jaws, Rebellion, Crikey!, Rankin, Road and Comic Fairs!

Ro-Jaws returns to 2000AD this week, making a comeback in the A.B.C. Warriors strip by Pat Mills and Clint Langley, who also provides the cover for Prog 1667, right.Originally designed by Kevin O’Neill for the Ro-Busters strip in Starlord weekly… Read More ›

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