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

Traces of the Great War - Without a Trace by Robbie Morrison & Charlie Adlard SNIP

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, the project has been jointly commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s official arts programme forContinue reading 14-18 NOW “Traces of the Great War” international comic anthology announced

Will Eisner Centennial

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 of aspiring creators, a celebratory comics and an exciting exhibition for the Festival in OctoberContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival celebrates Will Eisner with competition, comic and exclusive exhibition