Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Marcel Ruijters

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Marcel Ruijters

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 Marcel Ruijters, a Dutch comic artist, who is best known for his work based on medieval themes. Marcel studied at the Art Academy in Maastricht andContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Marcel Ruijters

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen - The Tempest #3 SNIP

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen finale continues in October, new omnibus edition out next year

Echoing British girls comics of the 1960s and 70s, Kevin O’Neill‘s fantastic cover for the third jaw-dropping instalment of his and Alan Moore’s astonishing League of Extraordinary Gentlemen swan-song The Tempest takes us from a boarding school in Big Brother-dominated England to a civic ball with a Frankenstein monster in Toyland. The story pauses forContinue reading League of Extraordinary Gentlemen finale continues in October, new omnibus edition out next year

Ready For Pop - Cover

In Review: Ready for Pop by Hurk

By Lord Hurk Publisher: Knockabout Out: Now The Book: London, The mid-sixties. In what appears to have been a murder attempt, Britain’s greatest pop sensation Vic Vox has been left a foot tall, the effects of the “shrink drug” administered by assailants unknown. Detective Chief inspector Ladyshoe and his team at Scotland Yard are outContinue reading In Review: Ready for Pop by Hurk

Scotland Yardie Art Sample

Skank Magazine’s “Scotland Yardie” Returns in an all-new graphic novel

Out in August from Knockabout is a full length graphic novel, Scotland Yardie, by Bobby Joseph with art by Joseph Samuels, featuring the character who sprang to fame (or should that be infamy?) in the pages of the 1990s indie title Skank Magazine – now itself revived online at www.skank1.com. With institutionalised racism at an all-time high, theContinue reading Skank Magazine’s “Scotland Yardie” Returns in an all-new graphic novel

Jordi Bernet and Paco Roca

Top Spanish comic artists Jordi Bernet and Paco Roca join Lakes Festival Line-Up

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has just announced appearances by two top Spanish comic creators at this year’s Festival (14th-16th October) – Torpedo and Jonah Hex artist Jordi Bernet and Paco Roca, best known for his award-winning graphic novel Wrinkles. Spain has long held a fine tradition as a home of incredible comic art, offering aContinue reading Top Spanish comic artists Jordi Bernet and Paco Roca join Lakes Festival Line-Up