Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018 Promotional Art by Petteri Tikkanen 

Early Bird tickets for Lakes International Comic Art Festival go on sale, first guests announced

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced the first of its guests for its Festival weekend in Kendal (12th – 14th October 2018). A range of Early Bird Passes, available for a limited time only, are on sale now. First to be announced are British guests Yomi Ayeni, Ottilie Hainsworth, Kripa Joshi (who originallyContinue reading Early Bird tickets for Lakes International Comic Art Festival go on sale, first guests announced

The Devil’s Breath by Le Robson and Brian Coyle

That Was the Comic Week That Was: New Aces Weekly, Strontium Dog, Moomins – and a chance to get your work in 2000AD – and Mr Men!

It’s been a busy week, and not just in terms of stories posted on downthetubes. Among other things, I’ve been to London (not for London Film and Comic Con, which looked incredible, but to discuss an exciting comics project at the British Library); got a sneak peek at the amazing The Spirit newspaper edited by SeanContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: New Aces Weekly, Strontium Dog, Moomins – and a chance to get your work in 2000AD – and Mr Men!

Commissioned by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival to celebrate the work of Tove Jansson, "Archipelagogo " is a spellbinding multimedia exhibition by artists Jonathan Edwards and Louise Evans (Felt Mistress) creating a group of fantasy islands and creatures.

The Finns are In: Finnish Comics, and the Moomins, celebrated at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Continuing to promote the very best of comics from around the world, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival is delighted to confirm the return of top Finnish creators Johanna Rojola and Petteri Tikkanen to this year’s event in October in Kendal. In fact, the Festival is so pleased they are creating a Finnish Village at Kendal College to celebrate the very best of all thingsContinue reading The Finns are In: Finnish Comics, and the Moomins, celebrated at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Kendal Calling Petteri Tikkanen - Banner

Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An interview with top Finnish comics artist Petteri Tikkanen, aka Black Peider

The countdown has begun to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). We’re delighted to continue our “Kendal Calling” interviews with the amazing Finnish comic artist Petteri Tikkanen, who blew Festival guests away with his art last year, and is back this year with fellow creator Johanna Rojola, as partContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An interview with top Finnish comics artist Petteri Tikkanen, aka Black Peider

Coelifer Atlas - Cover

In Review: Coelifer Atlas

Written by Alex Paknadel, Dan Watters Art by Charlie Adlard, Dan Berry, Nick Brokenshire, Joe Decie, Mike Medaglia, Bruce Mutard, Ken Niimura, Jake Phillips, Bryan Talbot, Craig Thompson, Petteri Tikkanen and Emma Vieceli Published by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Out: Now. Buy it from from Page 45 here “You sure these seats are ours? Check the tickets.”Continue reading In Review: Coelifer Atlas