Young fans, unfazed by bad weather, at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Photo: LICAF

From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

This year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival – the weekend-long event in Kendal, Cumbria, now in its sixth year – saw dedicated comics fans brave Storm Callum in their hundreds to enjoy a weekend of creator events, exhibitions (some still on), steampunk, book launches and more this weekend. For me, it was a bit ofContinue reading From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

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Sneak Peek: Doctor Who’s Seventh Doctor returns to comics this week!

The Seventh Doctor and Ace – played by Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred on screen in Doctor Who in the 1980s – return to comics week, with the launch of the three-part mini series, Operation Volcano. Written by series script editor Andrew Cartmel (Rivers of London), with art by Christopher Jones (Doctor Who – HeraldsContinue reading Sneak Peek: Doctor Who’s Seventh Doctor returns to comics this week!

Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy. Image: BBC

Jessica Martin talks career and creating comics with Doctor Who: Panel to Panel

Episode #97 of Jeremy Bement’s Doctor Who: Panel to Panel is live and its focus is actress, singer and comic artist Jessica Martin, best known to many Doctor Who fans as Mags from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy. She’ll be drawing her character in a back up strip for the upcoming Seventh Doctor comic fromContinue reading Jessica Martin talks career and creating comics with Doctor Who: Panel to Panel

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Titan Comics follows up Thirteenth Doctor team news with Seventh Doctor Doctor Who mini series announcement

Hot on the heels of revealing the Thirteenth Doctor’s first adventures will be created by an all-female creative team, Titan Comics have announced a Seventh Doctor mini series written by former TV series script editor Andrew Cartmel and Ben Aaronovitch, drawn by Christopher Jones, artist on the stunning Heralds of Destruction Third Doctor mini series.Continue reading Titan Comics follows up Thirteenth Doctor team news with Seventh Doctor Doctor Who mini series announcement

That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer

A little later than planned, here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond last week. Just in case you missed some of our British comics coverage… • Our most popular item last week was without doubt discussion about British Comics sales, although news of the launch of 2000AD: The UltimateContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer