Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer Mark Stafford

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer Mark Stafford

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is Mark Stafford, co-creator of the Cherubs! graphic novel with Bryan Talbot, who also collaborated with David Hine on a British Comic Award-nominated adaptation of VictorContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer Mark Stafford

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer David Hine

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer David Hine

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is David Hine, who has been working in comics since the early 1980s. After his graphic novel Strange Embrace was published in the US, he wasContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer David Hine

David Hine and Mark Stafford annouce Arts Council-backed graphic novel “Lip Hook”

Top British comic creators David Hine and Mark Stafford have announced a new graphic novel for SelfMadeHero, Lip Hook, a story of “rural unease” set in a sleepy English village – a project that being backed by funding from Arts Council England. Their previous collaboration for SelfMadeHero was the superb The Man Who Laughs, short-listed for BestContinue reading David Hine and Mark Stafford annouce Arts Council-backed graphic novel “Lip Hook”

Soaring Penguin’s “Meanwhile…” anthology will return next year with more new Strangehaven

London-basex Soaring Penguin Press has announced a revamp for its acclaimed (but, sadly, low selling) anthology, Meanwhile…, which features all-new “Strangehaven” by Gary Spencer Millidge and David Hine and Mark Stafford’s terrific “The Bad, Bad Place“. “Essentially, sales were less than what were required to make the previous format financially viable,” notes Gary in a postContinue reading Soaring Penguin’s “Meanwhile…” anthology will return next year with more new Strangehaven

Moose Kid Comics Issue Three - Cover

Three-mendous! New issue of Moose Kid Comics released

Moose Kid Comics, the free online children’s comic, is releasing its third annual instalment! Featuring 36 artists, spread across 36 full colours pages, it’s available to read online or download from www.moosekidcomics.com. In our third issue you’ll find the titular Moose Kid worrying about his looks, and asking an inept wizard for help! Plus, there’s space robots,Continue reading Three-mendous! New issue of Moose Kid Comics released