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Blast! An Early 1990s British News Stand Comics Casualty

Image via EBay Short-lived, like many of its brethren and certainly overlooked, Blast! had some worthwhile strip content and is certainly worth a revisit. Luke Williams delves into its pages… By the late 1980s, following the triple header of Watchmen, The Dark Knight Returns and Maus, comics were becoming acceptable, even fashionable and “hip”. NotContinue reading Blast! An Early 1990s British News Stand Comics Casualty

LICAF Auction art: Poison Ivy by Jordi Bernet

Lakes Festival art online auction starts on Wednesday – Jordi Bernet, Bryan Lee O’Malley items and more

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced its latest online fund-raising art auction will begin on Wednesday – 23rd November 2016. Included in this year’s auction to raise funds for the Festival’s 2017 activities is original artwork produced by no less than Bryan Lee O’Malley, Craig Thompson, Duncan Fegredo, Edmond Baudoin, Emma Vieceli, Hunt Emerson, IanContinue reading Lakes Festival art online auction starts on Wednesday – Jordi Bernet, Bryan Lee O’Malley items and more

2016 Lakes International Comic Art Festival auction art: a homage to Miyazaki by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Lakes international Comic Art Festival announces 2016 online art auction plans

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced plans for an online fund-raising art auction, which will begin on 23rd November 2016. Full details of the 2016 on-line auction have yet to be announced, but included will be original artwork produced by no less than Bryan Lee O’Malley, Craig Thompson, Duncan Fegredo, Edmond Baudoin, EmmaContinue reading Lakes international Comic Art Festival announces 2016 online art auction plans

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Lakes Festival Creator Signings Announced

Here’s a list of special signings by comic creators at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival over the weekend (14th – 16th October 2016). If a creator isn’t listed here, they will only be signing for a limited time after their events, or at their stand in the Comics Clock Tower if they haveContinue reading Lakes Festival Creator Signings Announced

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016 Art SNIP

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets for the main events at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival are on sale now – and a special “Clash of the Toon Titans“, pitting Tintin against Asterix, will launch this year’s weekend-long celebrations in October. Guests at this year’s Festival (14th – 16th October 2016) include Charlie Adlard (artist on The Walking Dead), Jordi Bernet (Torpedo and Jonah Hex), RufusContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival Tickets On Sale Now