Terry Wiley. Photo by Jenni Scott SNIP

In Memoriam: Terry Wiley – a tribute by Jay Eales, Selina Lock and other friends

The British comics community was stunned by the news of the passing of award-winning comic creator Terry Wiley, a key figure of the independent scene for decades, after a long battle with cancer. He was 56. Here, Jay Eales, Selina Lock and others pay tribute to this singular talent… On the Toon with Terry WileyContinue reading In Memoriam: Terry Wiley – a tribute by Jay Eales, Selina Lock and other friends

In Words and Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017

Artist and designer Simon Russell, whose recent work includes Nearlymades, “a smattering of found stories and kipple narratives”, headed to Kendal for this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival and has kindly given us permission to cross post his account of the event… I’ve missed one Lakes International Comic Art Festival so far. A willingness toContinue reading In Words and Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017

New Comics and Graphic Novels set to launch at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival tales place this weekend in Kendal (13th – 15th October 2017). Along with its free Family Zone, comic creator talks, signings, exhibitions, illustration portfolio reviews, Finnish Village (and sauna!) there are a number of new comics and graphic novels getting their launch at the hugely-popular annual  event. Among themContinue reading New Comics and Graphic Novels set to launch at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 12 - Stephen L. Holland

Page 45 comic shop co-owner Stephen L. Holland probed in latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival podacast

Stephen L. Holland, co-owner of the superb Nottingham-based comic shop Page 45 and Lakes International Comic Art Festival patron talks about the store, the comics industry and the festival in the latest podcast from the fast upcoming event’s team. Stephen has been a huge supporter of the Festival and its aims, and regularly decamps tonsContinue reading Page 45 comic shop co-owner Stephen L. Holland probed in latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival podacast

Page 45 announces Lakes International Comic Art Festival signing, exclusive book launch plans – plus, win a Moomin!

Nottingham-based comic shop Page 45 is making its annual pilgrimage northwards for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival next month – and has announced a slew of special signings at the weekend-long event. The Page 45 team, led by Festival patron Stephen L. Holland, plan to present several enticingly exotic graphic novels – many ofContinue reading Page 45 announces Lakes International Comic Art Festival signing, exclusive book launch plans – plus, win a Moomin!