Barking by Lucy Sullivan

Lakes International Comic Art Festival graphic novel launches revealed

This year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October in Kendal, will see the launch of several new graphic novels, including Barking by Lucy Sullivan from Unbound, commissioned by the organisation. The weekend-long event in Kendal will also see a quick fire celebration of Myriad Editions first Graphic Novel Competition, spotlighting some terrific new works. The FestivalContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival graphic novel launches revealed

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Call for Papers: Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art

A Call for Papers for Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art, the opening event of Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 in October, has just been announced by the team from ReOPeN, Lancaster University’s graphic novels and comics pedagogy, research and engagement network. Comics Up Close, the opening event of Lakes InternationalContinue reading Call for Papers: Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art

David Leach at work on an instalment of Psycho Gran. Or maybe he just likes eating pencils.

David Leach, Darryl Cunningham, McGarrys, join Lakes Festival Guest List

There’s only four months to go until his year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October… are you ready? Tickets bought? Accommodation booked? The Festival has just revealed a number of further guests: Darryl Cunningham, ahead of the release of his new book, Billionaires, published by Myriad Editions; and Titan Comics Senior Editor, cartoonist and ComeContinue reading David Leach, Darryl Cunningham, McGarrys, join Lakes Festival Guest List

Belgian Creators at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 include Serge Baeken, Ephameron, Loic Gaume, Ben Gijsemans, Valentine Laffitte, Pascal Lemaitre, Marine Schneider, Judith Vanistendael and Joris Vermassen

Comics, Waffles and Beer – oh my! Belgian guests join Lakes International Comic Art Festival line-up

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 has announced nine Belgian comic creators are part of the line-up for this year’s weekend-long event in Kendal in October – an event that will also offer a fine blend of Belgian culture beyond the printed page! Nearly 70 comic creators from fourteen countries from this year’s guestContinue reading Comics, Waffles and Beer – oh my! Belgian guests join Lakes International Comic Art Festival line-up

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 - Michael Lark

Lazarus artist Michael Lark joins Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 line up

US comic artist Michael Lark has just been announced as a guest at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival (www.comicartfestival.com – tickets on sale now) exclusively revealed during a quick interview yesterday with John Freeman for BBC Radio Lancashire Breakfast. Michael Lark is the artist and co-creator with writer Greg Rucko of Lazarus andContinue reading Lazarus artist Michael Lark joins Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 line up