Mark's Stafford's Kangkangee Blues SNIP

Mark Stafford’s love story, Kangkangee Blues, gets British publication

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 print projects form LICAF this year, the British edition of the comic will be launchedContinue reading Mark Stafford’s love story, Kangkangee Blues, gets British publication

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 - Comics Clock Tower

Lakes Festival Comics Clock Tower – Exhibitors Welcome!

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 fans, taking over the whole town with events, workshops, free stuff, film screenings – andContinue reading Lakes Festival Comics Clock Tower – Exhibitors Welcome!

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

LICAF 2017 - Comics Clock Tower

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