Frenemies: The Lost Planet by Monty Nero and Yishan Li

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Frenemies: The Lost Planet by Yishan Li and Monty Nero

Yishan Li and Monty Nero have created Frenemies, a sci-fi comic updating the best of classic films like Star Wars, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Raiders of the Lost Ark with strong LGBTQ and straight characters from around the world. The Kickstarter for the project launches next week – it’s a lot of fun, andContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Frenemies: The Lost Planet by Yishan Li and Monty Nero

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Monty Nero and Martin Simmonds “Death Sentence” is back, and here’s what to expect!

Death Sentence Liberty #2 (and #1) is now live on Kickstarter until 13th December, written by Monty Nero (Titan, Marvel, Delcourt) with art by Martin Simmonds (Titan, Marvel, Black Crown, Vault Comics). It’s the third story in the series about an STD that gives you superpowers but kills you in six months. It’s been called “aContinue reading Monty Nero and Martin Simmonds “Death Sentence” is back, and here’s what to expect!

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Lakes Festival Report: “The Friday Sessions” – When Academia and Comics Collide!

Dr Mel Gibson reports on a day of comic study and discussion held as part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival… The expansion and transformation of the academic wing of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival continued in 2018. Held in the Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, The Friday Sessions as they are known, wereContinue reading Lakes Festival Report: “The Friday Sessions” – When Academia and Comics Collide!

Lakes Festival Focus: Comics artist and writer Monty Nero

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Comics artist and writer Monty Nero

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. Over 70 are attending in 2018 in October (and that’s not including creators you’ll find in the Comics Clock Tower). This Festival Focus for 2018 is Dundee-based Monty Nero who writes,Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Comics artist and writer Monty Nero

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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