Charlie Adlard - 2016

Charlie Adlard wins Sergio Aragones International Award For Excellence In Comic Art

The Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard won the Sergio Aragones International Award For Excellence In Comic Art at this year’s Reubens Awards, held over the weekend at the inaugural NCSFest in Huntington Beach, California. Charlie will collect his Award at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal, Cumbria, in October. “I’m honoured, overjoyed, and humbled,”Continue reading Charlie Adlard wins Sergio Aragones International Award For Excellence In Comic Art

Pictured left to right: Breakthrough co-ordinator Tim Pilcher with participants Danny Christie, Hannah Hodgson, Michael Lightfoot, Abbigayle Bircham and Halima Hassan at Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire, in May 2019

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Breakthrough new creators project gets underway

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has held the first workshops for its ambitious Breakthrough project, which aims to give under-represented individuals a chance to express themselves through the medium of comics. Five aspiring comic creators – Abbigayle Bircham, Danny Christie, Halima Hassan, Hannah Hodgson and Michael Lightfoot – are taking part in the inaugural 18-month mentoring initiative,Continue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival Breakthrough new creators project gets underway

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast  Episode 52 - Oldham Comic Con 3

Lakes Festival Podcast legs it to Oldham! (Oldham Comic Con 3, that is)

Most of the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast  focuses on the team’s recent trip to Oldham Comic Con 3, held on Saturday 11th May. Nikki Bates tabled on the day, while Ian went off interviewing a range of comic creators, including Oldham Comic Con organiser Dennis Whittle, plus 2000AD andContinue reading Lakes Festival Podcast legs it to Oldham! (Oldham Comic Con 3, that is)

Comics Clock Tower - Photo: Giuseppe Abbà. Web: vimeo.com/giuseppeabba

Full Lakes International Comic Art Festival Comics Clock Tower line-up revealed

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 has announced a whole host of comic creators, publishers and more are lined up to take over the Comics Clock Tower at this year’s Festival in October. Among the Comics Clock Tower creator line up are a number of creators joining the gathering as special guests of FestivalContinue reading Full Lakes International Comic Art Festival Comics Clock Tower line-up revealed

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 49 - Rob Williams

2000AD and Roy of the Rovers writer Rob Williams chats with Festival Podcast

On the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast (Episode 49), hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates chat to comics writer and 2019 Festival guest Rob Williams. Rob is a comics writer whose comics works include Suicide Squad, Trinity, Martian Manhunter and Action Comics for DC, Amazing Spider-Man, Ghost Rider and DakenContinue reading 2000AD and Roy of the Rovers writer Rob Williams chats with Festival Podcast