Hunt Emerson

Hunt Emerson wins Sergio Aragonés International Award for Excellence in Comic Art

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced Hunt Emerson as the winner of the Sergio Aragonés International Award for Excellence in Comic Art for 2018. Hunt, who is highly regarded internationally for his work as a graphic novelist, and as a cartoonist for a variety of magazines including Fortean Times and Beano, was announced as winnerContinue reading Hunt Emerson wins Sergio Aragonés International Award for Excellence in Comic Art

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

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Sayra Begum

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Sayra Begum

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 Sayra Begum, a Cornwall-based illustrator. She studied Illustration at Plymouth College of Art and then completed a master’s degree in Illustration at Falmouth University; with aContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Sayra Begum

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Hunt Emerson

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Hunt Emerson

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 Hunt Emerson, who has drawn cartoons and comic strips since the early 1970s and whose work is the focus of an exhibition in Kendal rightContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Hunt Emerson

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest  #1 and #2

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest #1 reprints in comic shops now, along with #2

It’s a Top Shelf Two-in-One! Issue #1 of Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neill‘s final project, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest sold out immediately upon release, but reprints are now back in stock… along with the brand-new issue #2! Head to your favourite comic shop now to grab ’em. In case you missed it, after an epicContinue reading League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest #1 reprints in comic shops now, along with #2