Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2015

First Impressions: A Beginner’s Guide to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival

As a newbie to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (LICAF) Norman Boyd wondered how he was supposed to tackle a big event like this. Some of you will think “what’s he on about?” but experience tells me Norman’s not the… Read More ›

2016 Lakes International Comic Art Festival Date Announced

The dates for next year’s annual Lakes International Comic Art Festival have been announced after its 2015 event proved a massive success once again at the weekend, attracting both comic creators and fans from around the globe – and some 14,000 visitors…. Read More ›

After A Splendid Lakes Festival, We’re Back In The Room!

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival​ proved a massive success once again this weekend, with a lot of happy memories of meeting so many talented energised comics creators – including some of the brilliant Phoenix comic crew at breakfast each morning at… Read More ›

Lakes Festival Focus 2015: An Interview with Comics Editor and Writer John Freeman

Last year, in partnership with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, downthetubes brought you a number of interviews with creators attending the event. We’re delighted to be able to run a series in the run up to their eagerly anticipated 2015… Read More ›

Lakes Festival Focus 2015: An Interview with Comics Writer Si Spencer

Last year, in partnership with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, downthetubes brought you a number of interviews with creators attending the event. We’re delighted to be able to run a series in the run up to their eagerly anticipated 2015… Read More ›

Aimee Lockwood Debuts Her First Titles At Lakes Festival 2015

Edinburgh based artist/writer Aimee Lockwood will be debuting her work at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (LICAF) this coming weekend. She works mostly in pen and ink, and in full colour where possible, and is inspired by the rugged north coast… Read More ›

Lakes Festival Focus 2015: An Interview with Comic Creator and Educator, Dan Berry

Last year, in partnership with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, downthetubes brought you a number of interviews with creators attending the event. We’re delighted to be able to run a series in the run up to their eagerly anticipated 2015… Read More ›

Lakes Festival Focus 2015: An Interview with Kate Beaton, creator of “Hark, A Vagrant”

Last year, in partnership with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, downthetubes brought you a number of interviews with creators attending the event – and we’re delighted to be able to run a series in the run up to their eagerly… Read More ›

Posy Simmonds art features in Lakes Festival Auction,’lost’ BROADBAND comic illustrations also offered

Top Guardian cartoonist and graphic novelist Posy Simmonds has joined the ranks of artists who have kindly donated art to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Grand Auction of Original Comic Art, which already features works by the likes of Ian Churchill, Hunt… Read More ›

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