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Creating a football comics graphic novel: publisher Michael Barrett set to share some secrets

Michael Barrett, writer and publisher of Preston North End – The Rise of the Invincibles, will be at the Preston’s Harris Museum & Library on Wednesday 12th September, giving an illustrated talk about the story behind the project featuring the work of Roy of the Rovers artist David Sque. “Making the Invincibles covers what inspired meContinue reading Creating a football comics graphic novel: publisher Michael Barrett set to share some secrets

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Manchester’s National Football Museum to host comics talk with “Invincibles” author Michael Barrett

This Saturday, 15th July 2017, author Michael Barrett will be at the National Football Museum in Manchester, giving an illustrated talk about the story behind the graphic novel Preston North End – The Rise of the Invincibles. Michael, the writer and publisher at Invincible Books, was born in Deepdale, Preston, just minutes from the North End ground. Preston NorthContinue reading Manchester’s National Football Museum to host comics talk with “Invincibles” author Michael Barrett

Tim Perkins, Austin Chambers, Tom Ward and Michael Barrett talk self publishing at Lancaster Comics Day. Photo: Mark Hetherington

Creating Comics for Self Publishers: A Nuts and Bolts Guide, courtesy from Lancaster Comics Day

Here’s a “nuts and bolts” panel from this year’s Lancaster Comics Day, discussing ways comics – and books – are published outside the mainstream today, through self publishing, crowd funding and digital outlets. The panel was was recorded by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast team. The panelists are artist and publisher Tim Perkins,Continue reading Creating Comics for Self Publishers: A Nuts and Bolts Guide, courtesy from Lancaster Comics Day

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In Review and In Pictures: Lancaster Comics Day 2017

Lancaster Comics Day started in 2015 and has been running every year since. A small, friendly event, it has built up a good reputation in the comics community and is providing an appealing alternative to some of the larger, less personal comic cons held in many of the bigger cities. The list of guests thisContinue reading In Review and In Pictures: Lancaster Comics Day 2017

A panel of Roy of the Rovers in action by David Sque, running onto a pass from Blackie Gray! Roy of the Rovers © Egmont UK

Roy of the Rovers artist David Sque visits Lancaster for rare UK appearance this weekend

This weekend David Sque, former Roy of the Rovers artist and illustrator of Rise of the Invincibles graphic novel, arrives in Lancaster from his home in Spain for two events. On Saturday 10th June, he’ll be at Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster, signing from 1.00pm. Both he and Invincibles author and publisher Michael Barett will be signing copiesContinue reading Roy of the Rovers artist David Sque visits Lancaster for rare UK appearance this weekend