Art by Søren Glosimodt Mosdal

Top Danish comic creators head to 2019 Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced the full line up of Danish comic creators heading to Kendal in October, along with guests from Estonia, Finland and Italy – and beyond. Working with the Art Bubble Comics Festival (which next takes place 9th – 10th November 2019 in Copenhagen), six top Danish creators will be attending this year’sContinue reading Top Danish comic creators head to 2019 Lakes International Comic Art Festival

14th Lyon BD Festival poster by Luke McGarry SNIP

Lyon BD 2019 Festival poster by Luke McGarry revealed

This Tintin-style poster to promote the 14th Lyon BD Festival is by “Sad Chewie” artist Luke McGarry is great fun – how many characters slipped into the image  can you recognise? (Oh, and before any wag asks given this week’s events, yes parody is allowed under the new EU Copyright Directive legislation, which will beContinue reading Lyon BD 2019 Festival poster by Luke McGarry revealed

People First Merseyside Charity Auction - art by Simon Bisley

Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

The latest People First Merseyside Charity Auction, which ends Saturday 8th December, is offering 30 unique pieces of original comic art from some of the top names in comics to raise money for people with learning difficultiesContinue reading Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

Playing for a Draw Colouring Book by Luke and Steve McGarry

Could you win a Limited Edition football-inspired colouring book by Luke and Steve McGarry?

Limited to just 100 copies, Steve McGarry and Luke McGarry created a fun football-themed colouring book as part of the activities surrounding the Playing for a Draw exhibition.. and here’s your chance to win one in our latest competition, but you’ll have to be quick! Currently on display at the National Football Museum in Manchester,Continue reading Could you win a Limited Edition football-inspired colouring book by Luke and Steve McGarry?

NCSFest 2019 Postcard

National Cartoonists Society, Lakes and Lyon BD Festivals partner for new US event, NCSFest, next May

The Kendal-based Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced a new international partnership with France’s Lyon BD Festival and the US-based National Cartoonists Society to bring a new comics event to Huntington Beach, California, in May 2019. The National Cartoonists Society has chosen the city of Huntington Beach, California, to host the inaugural NCSFest, a celebrationContinue reading National Cartoonists Society, Lakes and Lyon BD Festivals partner for new US event, NCSFest, next May