British Comic Awards Hall of Fame: Dudley D. Watkins

British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”

After many, many months of planning, reading, more reading and even more reading the team behind the British Comic Awards have just revealed the nominees for 2014/15, selected from the Longlist of titles provided by the reading public, publishers and the creators themselves. The BCA committee have decided the following titles and creators listed below represent the very best, and indeedContinue reading British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”

Jem & The Holograms #7

Something For The Weekend: British Comic Shop Releases (16th September 2015)

Here’s  this week’s list of comics on sale now in comic shops across the UK. As usual, our list highlights the work of British creators and publishers. The top spot goes this week to Jem & The Holograms #7 from IDW Publishing, an ongoing series based on the TV show (and there’s a movie on theContinue reading Something For The Weekend: British Comic Shop Releases (16th September 2015)

LICAF 2015 Limited Edition Giclee Print by Stuart Immonen

Lakes Festival confirms Canadian comic guest line-up, announces “Canada Lodge” venue

The full line-up of Canadian creators at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival (16th – 18th October) is now confirmed and includes Kate Beaton, Darwyn Cooke and Kathryn and Stuart Immonen – who will be joining many others in the dedicated Canadian Comics Lodge at The Shakespeare Centre over the event-packed weekend. Working in partnership with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, LICAF’s excitingContinue reading Lakes Festival confirms Canadian comic guest line-up, announces “Canada Lodge” venue

Darwyn Cooke

Toronto Comic Art Festival confirms Lakes Festival guests, adds Estelle Bachelard and Samuel LeBlanc

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival has announced the outline of its 2015 trips to England and Japan, to exhibit at festivals in both countries and fulfil their mandate of promoting Canadian comics culture on the world stage. As we previously reported, TCAF have partnered with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival to bring a number of creators to the UK,Continue reading Toronto Comic Art Festival confirms Lakes Festival guests, adds Estelle Bachelard and Samuel LeBlanc

Hunt Emerson

Lakes Comic Festival twins with Toronto Comic Art Festival in Guest Exchange

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has just released further details of its partnership with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, which will see top cartoonist Hunt Emerson and others head to Canada in May – and a host of Canadian creators coming to Kendal in October. Seven British comic creators – Hunt Emerson, Dan Berry, Joe Decie, Oliver East, Jonathan Edwards, Felt Mistress and David Gaffney – will form partContinue reading Lakes Comic Festival twins with Toronto Comic Art Festival in Guest Exchange