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

Myriad Editions announces First Graphic Novel Competition

Scouting through the large number of graphic novel publishers at the London Book Fair, I came across news of a graphic novel competition being run by Brighton-based publisher Myriad Editions, publishers of the brilliant Rumblestrip album by Woodrow Phoenix some time back. This is their first ever competition for a first graphic novel; the entryContinue reading Myriad Editions announces First Graphic Novel Competition

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 number one best-selling crime author, creator of the phenomenally successful Edinburghian sleuth Inspector Rebus, andContinue reading Andy Diggle, Ian Rankin line up for prestigious LitFest appearance

In Review: Comics at the London Book Fair

Last month the London Book Fair cranked up its coverage of comics and graphic novel publishing this year and David Baillie went along for downthetubes to see what was happening… LBF photos by Joel Meadows The London Book Fair is an annual publishing juggernaut that attracts attendees and exhibitors from all over the world. TheyContinue reading In Review: Comics at the London Book Fair