Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019. Image: Brewery Arts Centre

From the Trenches and in Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019

Heading to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019, the event the culmination a year of publicity work for me, and others, and endless hours of hard work and organisation by the dedicated team based largely in Kendal, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of trepidation. Not because we weren’t prepared in any way,Continue reading From the Trenches and in Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019

Malta Comic Con 2019 guests include Nigel Parkinson, Ian Richardson, Mark Stafford and Nigel Twumasi, Nikos Koutsis from Greece and Ferran Rodriguez Sanchez from Spain

Malta Comic Con announces ace ticket packages as more guests join line up

Malta Comic Con organisers Wicked Comics have announced a number of new British guests for this year’s event in November – and the launch of both super discounted Sonic Saver Tickets and the debut of a new admission offer for 2019, the Super Hero Pack Ticket. Sonic Saver Tickets, available only from the event’s webContinue reading Malta Comic Con announces ace ticket packages as more guests join line up

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Soaring Penguin collects “The Bad Bad Place” by David Hine and Mark Stafford

Coming soon from Soaring Penguin Press is a collection of The Bad Bad Place by David Hine and Mark Stafford, first serialised in Meanwhile…,  the British publisher’s anthology title, beginning in 2014. It seems that Faraway Hills, the modern community built on the site of the far, far older Crouch Heath, did not satisfy all theContinue reading Soaring Penguin collects “The Bad Bad Place” by David Hine and Mark Stafford

Malta Comic Con 2019

Malta Comic Con 2019 dates, attendance package deals announced

Organisers Wicked Comics have announced some fantastic deals for Fans and Creators travelling to this year’s Malta Comic Con, spanning over the weekend of Saturday 2nd November and 3rd November 2019 – so if you’re after a bit of winter sun, then here’s a heads up. To be held in one of Malta’s biggest conventionsContinue reading Malta Comic Con 2019 dates, attendance package deals announced

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Mark Stafford’s love story, Kangkangee Blues, gets British publication

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is to publish a new edition of Mark’s Stafford‘s comic Kangkangee Blues, a tragic love story produced at the behest of the British Council as one of their collaborative artistic endeavours. One of several print projects form LICAF this year, the British edition of the comic will be launchedContinue reading Mark Stafford’s love story, Kangkangee Blues, gets British publication