Young fans, unfazed by bad weather, at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Photo: LICAF

From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

This year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival – the weekend-long event in Kendal, Cumbria, now in its sixth year – saw dedicated comics fans brave Storm Callum in their hundreds to enjoy a weekend of creator events, exhibitions (some still on), steampunk, book launches and more this weekend. For me, it was a bit ofContinue reading From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

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In Review: Escaping Wars and Waves: Encounters with Syrian Refugees

By Olivier Kugler Publisher: Myriad Editions / New Internationalist “The children are nervous… When they hear any noise, even if you only knock at the door, they can get very afraid.” The world is currently experiencing its one of its worst refugee problems since the Second World War, with masses of people being displaced throughContinue reading In Review: Escaping Wars and Waves: Encounters with Syrian Refugees

2018 Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Competition Short List

2018 Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Competition Short List Revealed

Myriad Editions has announced the shortlist for its First Graphic Novel Competition 2018: Cathy Brett, Sabba Khan, Clarrie Pope and Blanche Pope, Jenny Robins, Zara Slattery, Anna Trench and Sarah Ushurhe. Find out more about some of the creators… The winner, to be revealed at an event in London on 5th July, will get theContinue reading 2018 Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Competition Short List Revealed

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Escaping Wars and Waves, Olivier Kugler’s powerful account of the Syrian Refugee crisis, to be published by Myriad Editions

Myriad Editions will publish Escaping War and Waves by award-winning reportage graphic artist Oliver Kugler soon, and if you’re in any way curious about the plight of refugees in the 21st century, you should buy this book. Escaping War and Waves is a stunning collection of  Olivier Kugler‘s compelling series of evocative drawings documenting the experiences of Syrian refugees heContinue reading Escaping Wars and Waves, Olivier Kugler’s powerful account of the Syrian Refugee crisis, to be published by Myriad Editions

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Myriad Editions set to celebrate women cartoonists and comic creators in Britain with “The Inking Woman”

Due for release in March, Myriad Editions The Inking Woman by Nicola Streeten and Cath Tate, will be published one week after a study of early female cartoonist, Marie Duval. Taking its name from the terrific The Inking Woman exhibition hosted by London’s Cartoon Museum in 2017, this new book is a groundbreaking, picture-led celebrationContinue reading Myriad Editions set to celebrate women cartoonists and comic creators in Britain with “The Inking Woman”