LICAF 2019 - Wave 2 Guests

2000AD artists and writers, Kate Charlesworth and award-winning Czech comics artist Vojtěch Mašek join Lakes Festival 2019 guest list

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 has announced further guests for its weekend-long event in Kendal in October, including a number of creators well known for their work on the top British SF weekly comic 2000AD and major US publishers such as Boom! Studios, Image, Marvel and DC. Announced are British comic creators Laurence Campbell, KateContinue reading 2000AD artists and writers, Kate Charlesworth and award-winning Czech comics artist Vojtěch Mašek join Lakes Festival 2019 guest list

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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Draw the Line moves from digital to print

Back in 2016, a group of comic creators from across the globe assembled as ‘Draw the Line: Concrete Political Actions Comics‘, hoping to focus protest at recent political developments into positive action. The project proved hugely popular – and now a book collecting the work of dozens of comic creators is in progresss. Like theContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Draw the Line moves from digital to print

Comics @ Aye Write!: Glasgow’s Book Festival 2018

The Glasgow book festival Aye Write!  has announced its line-up for 2018 and as usual it includes a selection of comics events. These all take place in either the Mitchell Library or the CCA in central Glasgow over the weekend of 24/25 March 2018. Darryl Cunningham: Graphic Science 24th Mar 2018 11:30AM – 12:30PM CCA Tickets:Continue reading Comics @ Aye Write!: Glasgow’s Book Festival 2018

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Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An Interview with Comics Writer and Festival Patron, Mary M. Talbot

With just over two weeks to go to until this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). The downthetubes “Kendal Calling” interviews continue with a chat with award-winning comics writer and Festival patron Mary M. Talbot… Mary M. Talbot is an internationally acclaimed scholar of gender, language and power who nowContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An Interview with Comics Writer and Festival Patron, Mary M. Talbot

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BLAMM! Kate Charlesworth Retrospective opens this week in Glasgow

This week sees the opening of a new retrospective exhibition of the work of comics artist and illustrator Kate Charlesworth in Glasgow. Curated by John McShane, BLAMM!, at the iota arts space, is the first major retrospective of Kate’s work, spans her entire career from comic strips such as “Dykes Delight“, through to work for New Scientist andContinue reading BLAMM! Kate Charlesworth Retrospective opens this week in Glasgow