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Traces of the Great War tie-in education resource to get launch in Kendal

Hot on the heels of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival and the launch of the Traces of the Great War, the organisation, together with Lancaster University and their Educational Resources department, are launching a new learning resource that builds on the World War One-inspired anthology. Launching on 18th October 2018 in Kendal, the newContinue reading Traces of the Great War tie-in education resource to get launch in Kendal

Young fans, unfazed by bad weather, at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Photo: LICAF

From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

This year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival – the weekend-long event in Kendal, Cumbria, now in its sixth year – saw dedicated comics fans brave Storm Callum in their hundreds to enjoy a weekend of creator events, exhibitions (some still on), steampunk, book launches and more this weekend. For me, it was a bit ofContinue reading From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

Unity Wall art project launches at Lakes Festival this weekend

The team behind the The Unity Wall project, which intends to showcase the creative talent of artists from around the globe, will be on the hunt for artists interested in contributing to a unique comics project at this weekend’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival. The Unity Wall is a project which intends to showcase theContinue reading Unity Wall art project launches at Lakes Festival this weekend

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Zoom Rockman

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Zoom Rockman

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. We round off this year’s series with a quick chat to the force of nature that is comics creator Zoom Rockman, a British artist and satirist whose comic strip, “Skanky Pigeon” firstContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Zoom Rockman

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Sneak Peek: Image Comics “Traces of the Great War” anthology launches this weekend at Lakes Festival

Poet Simon Armitage, Edmond Baudoin, Victoria Lomasko, Dave McKean and the UK’s Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard are among creators whose work features in a new international comic anthology – Traces of the Great War – which gets its launch during the Lakes international Comic Art Festival this weekend. Published by Image Comics, Traces of the Great War is an ambitious anthology of newContinue reading Sneak Peek: Image Comics “Traces of the Great War” anthology launches this weekend at Lakes Festival