Young fans, unfazed by bad weather, at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Photo: LICAF

From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

This year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival – the weekend-long event in Kendal, Cumbria, now in its sixth year – saw dedicated comics fans brave Storm Callum in their hundreds to enjoy a weekend of creator events, exhibitions (some still on), steampunk, book launches and more this weekend. For me, it was a bit ofContinue reading From The Trenches and In Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

2018 Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Competition Short List

2018 Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Competition Short List Revealed

Myriad Editions has announced the shortlist for its First Graphic Novel Competition 2018: Cathy Brett, Sabba Khan, Clarrie Pope and Blanche Pope, Jenny Robins, Zara Slattery, Anna Trench and Sarah Ushurhe. Find out more about some of the creators… The winner, to be revealed at an event in London on 5th July, will get theContinue reading 2018 Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Competition Short List Revealed

One Beat Zines: Identity - Cover

One Beat Zines announces third anthology, “Identity” will launch at Thought Bubble

One Beat Zines, thezine-making collective/distro run by Sarah Broadhurst and Julia Scheele has announced the impending release of their third anthology since they launched almost exactly one year ago. Identity – available for pre-order from the OBZ shop – is a book full of varied and diverse female voices writing and/or drawing about who they are, how they see themselves and how theyContinue reading One Beat Zines announces third anthology, “Identity” will launch at Thought Bubble