Over the weekend, we reported on the appointment of Stephen L. Holland – owner of the independent comics shop Page 45, and a fervent comics advocate, freelance artist, tutor and more, as Comics Laureate for 2021 – 2023, announced during… Read More ›
Stephen’s work as Comics Laureate will begin in March 2021 – and he’s eager to get started!
LIFE is a new hardcover by Charlie Adlard, a collection of art from Charlie attending life art evenings at Hive Shrewsbury using various techniques
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is to publish a new edition of Mark’s Stafford‘s comic Kangkangee Blues, a tragic love story produced at the behest of the British Council as one of their collaborative artistic endeavours. One of several… Read More ›
Just a reminder that applications are being invited from exhibitors who would like to feature in the Comics Clock Tower at the 2019 Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal, Cumbria – the seventh annual gathering of comics creators and… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›