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Comic Art Festival Academic Sessions announced for October in Kendal

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced this year’s “Friday Sessions” – a full day of talks and discussions exploring comic art in all its guises, taking place Friday 12th October 2018 as part of the Festival weekend in Kendal. The “Friday Sessions” are open to academics, students and all comic fans who wish to digContinue reading Comic Art Festival Academic Sessions announced for October in Kendal

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018 - Wave 3 Guests

Kate Evans, Frank Quitely, Bryan and Mary Talbot and more join 2018 Lakes International Comic Art Festival line up

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has just announced more guests for its Festival weekend (12th – 14th October 2018) in Kendal, including Kate Evans and Frank Quitely. Now in its sixth year, the latest guests revealed are Hunt Emerson (Calculus Cat, Bloke’s Progress), the Etherington Brothers (Long Gone Don, Monkey Nuts), Kate Evans (author of Threads from theContinue reading Kate Evans, Frank Quitely, Bryan and Mary Talbot and more join 2018 Lakes International Comic Art Festival line up

Mary and Bryan Talbot. Image courtesy Bryan Talbot

Oxford-based TORCH to host several comic-related events, Bryan and Mary Talbot on guest list

Launched in May 2013, Oxford-based TORCH provides an important opportunity for the city’s humanities scholars to collaborate with researchers across other disciplines, and institutions; work with academics across all stages of their academic careers; develop partnerships with public and private institutions; engage with wider audiences; and bring together academic research, diverse industries, and the performingContinue reading Oxford-based TORCH to host several comic-related events, Bryan and Mary Talbot on guest list

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14-18 NOW “Traces of the Great War” international comic anthology announced

Kendal’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced Traces of the Great War, a new and ambitious anthology publication exploring the traces and impact of the World War One on our lives today. Featuring over 20 internationally acclaimed comic artists and writers, the project has been jointly commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s official arts programme forContinue reading 14-18 NOW “Traces of the Great War” international comic anthology announced

LICAF 2017 Kendal Calling - Bryan Talbot

Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Comic Artist, Writer and Festival Patron Bryan Talbot

There’s not long to go now until this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). The downthetubes “Kendal Calling” interviews continue with a chat with award-winning comics artist, writer and Festival patron Bryan Talbot, who will be launching the fifth and final Grandville graphic novel at the weekend-long event… Bryan isContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Comic Artist, Writer and Festival Patron Bryan Talbot