Tickets go on sale today for events at the largest literary festival in the world, the Edinburgh International Book Festival which this year runs in the Scottish capital from 12 … Continue Reading Comics @ Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017
Two graphic novels by Raymond Briggs are in the Top 15 of a list of 20th century children’s books which are still being read today, in a new poll commissioned … Continue Reading Raymond Briggs graphic novels among British children’s favourite book in new poll
Rising from the ashes of sad demise of The DFC, there were some that doubted the weekly The Phoenix comic would endure any longer than its predecessor – but the … Continue Reading Happy Fifth Birthday to The Phoenix comic!
The remarkably warm and dry weekend of 16-18 October 2015 saw the third Lakes International Comic Art Festival take place in the Lake District town of Kendal. LICAF, or more simply … Continue Reading Creators @ Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2015
The Lake District National Park is England’s largest covering 229,200 hectares of land with 16 large lakes and more than 200 fells. Beatrix Potter, Alfred Heaton Cooper, Arthur Ransome, JMW Turner, and William … Continue Reading “Wish You Were Here” – comic artists re-imagine the Lake District – ahead of Comic Art Festival
The Edinburgh International Book Festival, the world’s largest literary festival which runs from 15 to 31 August 2015 in the Scottish capital’s Charlotte Square Gardens, opens its box office for ticket … Continue Reading Comics @ Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015
Children (of all ages) will find the amazing world of comics to discover and explore at the Family Zone, part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival (Saturday 17th – Sunday … Continue Reading Family Zone Fun for All promised at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival
Hot on the heels of the good news for Adam Murphy and his Blue Peter Book Award nomination for Corpse Talk comes more good news for the creators whose … Continue Reading Voting begins for Peters Book of the Year 2015 – more kudos for Phoenix creators
Comiserations this morning to fab comics creator Sarah McIntyre, whose Oliver and the Seawigs (co-created with Philip Reeve) was nominated for a Blue Peter Book Award this year, but has been pipped … Continue Reading Sarah McIntyre’s “Seawigs” pipped by Weird Wonders for Blue Peter Book Award
(Re-posted with the full permission of ace comic creator Sarah McIntyre): I thought I’d compile a list of some of the yummiest things out there this Christmas – stuff I’ve … Continue Reading Sarah McIntyre’s 20 Top Tips for great Holiday Prezzies!