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Junko Mizuno interviewed in latest Comic Art Festival Podcast

Artist Junko Mizuno created the standout poster image for the 2019 Lakes International Comic Art Festival and the event’s official podcast has a chat with her as part of their latest episode. Junko was originally born in Tokyo and her self taught style is based mainly on 1970’s and 80’s Japanese pop culture. Podcast hostsContinue reading Junko Mizuno interviewed in latest Comic Art Festival Podcast

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 53 - Simon Spurrier

Simon Spurrier talks writing comics and for TV in new Lakes Festival Podcast

Writer Simon Spurrier is the focus of the latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast, and author who’s written for a wide range of comics from 2000AD to Vertigo’s Sandman – to one of hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates favourites, The Labyrinth. He has also worked on TV scripts – which is one of theContinue reading Simon Spurrier talks writing comics and for TV in new Lakes Festival Podcast

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast  Episode 52 - Oldham Comic Con 3

Lakes Festival Podcast legs it to Oldham! (Oldham Comic Con 3, that is)

Most of the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast  focuses on the team’s recent trip to Oldham Comic Con 3, held on Saturday 11th May. Nikki Bates tabled on the day, while Ian went off interviewing a range of comic creators, including Oldham Comic Con organiser Dennis Whittle, plus 2000AD andContinue reading Lakes Festival Podcast legs it to Oldham! (Oldham Comic Con 3, that is)

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

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast 51 - Brad Brooks

Lakes Festival Podcast probes the work of Harvey Kurtzman with artist Brad Brooks

Offering a  slightly different episode, on Episode 51 0f the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast finds Pete Taylor chatting to freelance designer, comics creator and author Brad Brooks about EC and MAD creator Harvey Kurtzman, the comic making process, digital comics and world comics. Brad co-authored The Essential Guide to World Comics withTim Pilcher,Continue reading Lakes Festival Podcast probes the work of Harvey Kurtzman with artist Brad Brooks