“Seeing the Bigger Picture” by David Shaw

What has the EU Ever Done for Us? “Europe+” Comic Challenge goes on tour

The shortlisted entries of this year’s Animate Europe comics competition, challenging creators with to come up with a comic addressing the value of the European Union, are now on tour around the continent. With Britain’s involvement in the EU drawing to a close, despite the difficulties reaching that end, there has to be more than aContinue reading What has the EU Ever Done for Us? “Europe+” Comic Challenge goes on tour

LICAF 2019 Comics Cultural Exchange - Mikiko and Julie Rocheleau

Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Quebec BD in Comics Cultural Exchange backed by British Council

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced that Mikiko and Julie Rocheleau are the latest comic creators to be part of one of its many Comics Cultural Exchanges between countries. Continuing its efforts to develop an international network of comics co-operation that has previously included supporting comic creators long stay visits to countries suchContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Quebec BD in Comics Cultural Exchange backed by British Council

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NCSFest, a major new US comics Festival, announces full guest line-up

NCSFest, a major new comics happening in the United States this May has announced its full incredible line-up of world-renowned creators who will be heading to take over Huntington Beach, California. From the world of comic strips come the creators of Zits, Baby Blues, Mutts, Cathy, The Family Circus, Luann, Lio, Popeye, Beetle Bailey andContinue reading NCSFest, a major new US comics Festival, announces full guest line-up

NCSFest 2019 - art by Luke McGarry

NCSFest Artists Alley ready to get down on Main Street, Huntington Beach next May!

Coming to Huntington Beach, California in May 2019, the first-ever NCSFest is now shaping up to be the biggest free comic arts festival in North America, with a guest list that already includes Sergio Aragonés, Pénélope Bagieu, Ed Brubaker, Daniel Clowes, Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, Patrick McDonnell, Sean Phillips, Pulitzer-winning editorial cartoonist Ann Telnaes and MAD magazine’s TomContinue reading NCSFest Artists Alley ready to get down on Main Street, Huntington Beach next May!

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Animate Europe 2019 comics competition launched, asking what are the benefits of the EU?

What does the European Union mean to you? What are its benefits? In these turbulent times, the latest Animate Europe competition is challenging comic creators worldwide to come up with a comic addressing the value of the EU – and four finalists will have their work published in anthology in 2019. In 2013, the Friedrich Naumann FoundationContinue reading Animate Europe 2019 comics competition launched, asking what are the benefits of the EU?