Part of the the cover of Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash by Dave McKean

Panel Borders examines the legacy of the Great War in comics

In a couple of interviews recorded at Graphic Brighton, on this week’s Panel Borders show, Alex Fitch talks to the creators of a pair of graphic novels that illuminate the lives of two notable people affected by World War One, also known to some as the Great War. Dave McKean discusses his Black Dog –Continue reading Panel Borders examines the legacy of the Great War in comics

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Kate Evans, Frank Quitely, Bryan and Mary Talbot and more join 2018 Lakes International Comic Art Festival line up

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has just announced more guests for its Festival weekend (12th – 14th October 2018) in Kendal, including Kate Evans and Frank Quitely. Now in its sixth year, the latest guests revealed are Hunt Emerson (Calculus Cat, Bloke’s Progress), the Etherington Brothers (Long Gone Don, Monkey Nuts), Kate Evans (author of Threads from theContinue reading Kate Evans, Frank Quitely, Bryan and Mary Talbot and more join 2018 Lakes International Comic Art Festival line up

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Myriad Editions latest “First Graphic Novel Competition” Launched

Publishers Myriad Editions have just launched the latest First Graphic Novel Competition, a project now in its third outing. The competition’s prize is for the creator of the winning entry to work with Myriad’s editorial team towards publication of their first full-length work. The competition, open to all cartoonists, writers and artists, calls for 15-30Continue reading Myriad Editions latest “First Graphic Novel Competition” Launched

Jeremy Corbyn by JAKe

Coming Soon: Corbyn Comics! from SelfMadeHero

Yes, you read that headline right. Corbyn comics are needed from artists up and down the UK and beyond – and they’re needed fast – by 9th August 2017. No, not Kirby comics – Corbyn comics, as in Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, the politician who’s become something of a popular icon, to the dismayContinue reading Coming Soon: Corbyn Comics! from SelfMadeHero

Art from Red Rosa by and © Kate Evans

Kate Evans next guest speaker for London’s Laydeez Do Comics next week

Graphic novelist, cartoonist and activist Kate Evans and Gemma Seltzer, Relationship Manager at Arts Council England, are the speakers at the next Laydeez Do Comics event in London next week. Kate’s book Red Rosa, the graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg, released by Verso in the UK and New York in 2015, was selected as aContinue reading Kate Evans next guest speaker for London’s Laydeez Do Comics next week