Oldham Comic Con 3

In Review and in Pictures: Oldham Comic Con 3

Ian Loxam of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast was at Oldham Comic Con with co-host and comics creator Nikki Bates, and reports back on a hugely successful event that was rammed to the rafters with top draw comics talent… Setting off bright and early on 11th May 2019, we headed off from KendalContinue reading In Review and in Pictures: Oldham Comic Con 3

Black Max soars again in New Year 2000AD

Legendary British comics villain Black Max returned to the news stand in 2000AD last year – with some of his early adventures in Thunder and Lion from the 1970s also collected – but this week, he’s the weekly title’s cover star, thanks to Tiernen Trevallion! Black Max features in the latest terrific episode of “FiendsContinue reading Black Max soars again in New Year 2000AD

People First Merseyside Charity Auction - art by Simon Bisley

Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

The latest People First Merseyside Charity Auction, which ends Saturday 8th December, is offering 30 unique pieces of original comic art from some of the top names in comics to raise money for people with learning difficultiesContinue reading Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

Goof #0 - Cover

Creating Comics: Marc Jackson, the Man from GOOF!

Earlier this year, comic creator Marc Jackson turned digital publisher and launched GOOF!, a new online subscription only title that features a host of comics talents. Three issues in, GOOF! is going from strength to strength, but it’s a project we have yet to give the attention it deserves, although we did trail its launch.Continue reading Creating Comics: Marc Jackson, the Man from GOOF!

Playing for a Draw - National Football Museum Exhibition 2018

In Pictures: Playing for a Draw Football Comics Exhibition, the National Football Museum

The ‘Playing for a Draw’ exhibition, showcasing the history and creativity of football comics and illustration across the world has just opened at the National Football Museum in Manchester. As we previously reported, it’s been curated by top comic artist Steve McGarry in collaboration with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival and the National Football Museum and will go on tour laterContinue reading In Pictures: Playing for a Draw Football Comics Exhibition, the National Football Museum