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

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 31 - Macc-Pow 2018

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast interviews Macc-Pow comic creators about their work

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast team visited Macc-Pow in Macclesfield last month, now in its third year. Podcast co-host Nikki Bates stood behind the table selling comics for the first time, while Ian Loxam had a great chat with many wonderful creators. Interviewed for the Podcast were Nick Brokenshire, David Leach, Lew Stringer, Rick Eades, Floating RockContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast interviews Macc-Pow comic creators about their work

MACC-POW! 2018 Poster SNIP

Macclesfield’s MACC-POW is back in June, bigger and crazier than ever!

MACC-POW!, Macclesfield’s day of comic-art, is once again being held inside the fantastic Town Hall building in June. On the guest list for this free event are Lew Stringer, Paul Grist, Missed Deadline, David Leach, Emmeline Illustration, Nick Brokenshire, Laura Howell, Dick Vincent, Jessica On Paper and Tor Freeman to name just a few, alongContinue reading Macclesfield’s MACC-POW is back in June, bigger and crazier than ever!