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Myriad Editions latest “First Graphic Novel Competition” Launched

Publishers Myriad Editions have just launched the latest First Graphic Novel Competition, a project now in its third outing. The competition’s prize is for the creator of the winning entry to work with Myriad’s editorial team towards publication of their first full-length work. The competition, open to all cartoonists, writers and artists, calls for 15-30Continue reading Myriad Editions latest “First Graphic Novel Competition” Launched

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 13

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast with Paula Knight, Pikkli and Plink!

Oh, all right, Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast hosts Ian and Nikki don’t really give two puppets the Podcast Probe. But the team do talk to their creators, Jonathan Edwards and the Felt Mistress, about their brand new exhibition Archipelagogo – which has just opened at the Wildman Gallery in Kendal, ahead of the start ofContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast with Paula Knight, Pikkli and Plink!

Paula Knight

Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An Interview with comics creator and author Paula Knight

With the Lakes International Comic Art Festival just two weeks away, downthetubes catches up with freelance illustrator, comics creator and author Paula Knight. Based in Bristol, Paula’s first graphic memoir, The Facts of Life, was published by Myriad Editions in the UK and Penn State University Press in North America in March 2017. An extractContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An Interview with comics creator and author Paula Knight

Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo Returns to Sunderland in June

The Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo is returning to the University of Sunderland City Space building on Saturday 3 June 2017. Running from 10am to 5pm it will feature its usual selection of talks, panels, workshops and a Publisher’s Hall of artists, writers, small pressers and dealers. Creators joining Bryan and Mary Talbot this year includeContinue reading Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo Returns to Sunderland in June

"Five Bridges" Exhibition Poster by Mike Medaglia

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Exhibitions include Kendal floods tribute, Fringe events revealed

With just four weeks to go to the event, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival has revealed its full Exhibitions plans around this year’s three day-long weekend (14th – 16th October) in Kendal, alongside its ever-popular Fringe events, which include Guardian political cartoonist Martin Rowson creating a mural right outside local MP and Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron‘sContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival Exhibitions include Kendal floods tribute, Fringe events revealed