Lakes Festival Focus: Writer Joe Kelly

Lakes Festival Focus: Joe Kelly

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is Joe Kelly, a writer, producer, penciller and editor, and creator of the lauded Eisner-nominated graphic novel I Kill Giants. Illustrated by fellow Festival guest Ken Niimura,Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus: Joe Kelly

Art by Ken Niimura

Lakes International Comic Art Festival announces second wave of guests for October

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced more guests for its Festival weekend in Kendal (12th – 14th October 2018), who include veteran British comics artist Ian Kennedy and New Yorker illustrator Stanley Chow. The latest guests revealed are Steven Appleby, Sayra Begum, Corey Brotherson, Stanley Chow, Alan Grant, Ian Kennedy, Steve McGarry, Graeme McNee, Emmi Nieminen and KenContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival announces second wave of guests for October

Traces of the Great War - Without a Trace by Robbie Morrison & Charlie Adlard SNIP

14-18 NOW “Traces of the Great War” international comic anthology announced

Kendal’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced Traces of the Great War, a new and ambitious anthology publication exploring the traces and impact of the World War One on our lives today. Featuring over 20 internationally acclaimed comic artists and writers, the project has been jointly commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s official arts programme forContinue reading 14-18 NOW “Traces of the Great War” international comic anthology announced

Madison Wolfe as Barbara Thorson in I Kill Giants. Image: XYZ Films

“I Kill Giants” film to get World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

The British I Kill Giants film, based on the graphic novel created by writer Joe Kelly and artist Ken Niimura, will get its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month. I Kill Giants, first published by Image Comics, tells the story of Barbara Thorson, an acerbic fifth-grader so consumed with fantasy thatContinue reading “I Kill Giants” film to get World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

Coelifer Atlas - Cover

In Review: Coelifer Atlas

Written by Alex Paknadel, Dan Watters Art by Charlie Adlard, Dan Berry, Nick Brokenshire, Joe Decie, Mike Medaglia, Bruce Mutard, Ken Niimura, Jake Phillips, Bryan Talbot, Craig Thompson, Petteri Tikkanen and Emma Vieceli Published by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Out: Now. Buy it from from Page 45 here “You sure these seats are ours? Check the tickets.”Continue reading In Review: Coelifer Atlas