Charlie Adlard - 2016

Charlie Adlard wins Sergio Aragones International Award For Excellence In Comic Art

The Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard won the Sergio Aragones International Award For Excellence In Comic Art at this year’s Reubens Awards, held over the weekend at the inaugural NCSFest in Huntington Beach, California. Charlie will collect his Award at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal, Cumbria, in October. “I’m honoured, overjoyed, and humbled,”Continue reading Charlie Adlard wins Sergio Aragones International Award For Excellence In Comic Art

14th Lyon BD Festival poster by Luke McGarry SNIP

Lyon BD 2019 Festival poster by Luke McGarry revealed

This Tintin-style poster to promote the 14th Lyon BD Festival is by “Sad Chewie” artist Luke McGarry is great fun – how many characters slipped into the image  can you recognise? (Oh, and before any wag asks given this week’s events, yes parody is allowed under the new EU Copyright Directive legislation, which will beContinue reading Lyon BD 2019 Festival poster by Luke McGarry revealed

NCSFest 2019 Banner - February 2019

NCSFest, a major new US comics Festival, announces full guest line-up

NCSFest, a major new comics happening in the United States this May has announced its full incredible line-up of world-renowned creators who will be heading to take over Huntington Beach, California. From the world of comic strips come the creators of Zits, Baby Blues, Mutts, Cathy, The Family Circus, Luann, Lio, Popeye, Beetle Bailey andContinue reading NCSFest, a major new US comics Festival, announces full guest line-up

NCSFest 2019 - art by Luke McGarry

NCSFest Artists Alley ready to get down on Main Street, Huntington Beach next May!

Coming to Huntington Beach, California in May 2019, the first-ever NCSFest is now shaping up to be the biggest free comic arts festival in North America, with a guest list that already includes Sergio Aragonés, Pénélope Bagieu, Ed Brubaker, Daniel Clowes, Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, Patrick McDonnell, Sean Phillips, Pulitzer-winning editorial cartoonist Ann Telnaes and MAD magazine’s TomContinue reading NCSFest Artists Alley ready to get down on Main Street, Huntington Beach next May!

NCSFest 2019 Postcard

National Cartoonists Society, Lakes and Lyon BD Festivals partner for new US event, NCSFest, next May

The Kendal-based Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced a new international partnership with France’s Lyon BD Festival and the US-based National Cartoonists Society to bring a new comics event to Huntington Beach, California, in May 2019. The National Cartoonists Society has chosen the city of Huntington Beach, California, to host the inaugural NCSFest, a celebrationContinue reading National Cartoonists Society, Lakes and Lyon BD Festivals partner for new US event, NCSFest, next May