People First Merseyside Charity Auction - art by Simon Bisley

Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

The latest People First Merseyside Charity Auction, which ends Saturday 8th December, is offering 30 unique pieces of original comic art from some of the top names in comics to raise money for people with learning difficultiesContinue reading Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Seth

Lakes Festival Focus: A Chat with Canadian cartoonist Seth

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is Seth, the cartoonist behind the comic book series Palookaville, which started in the stone age as a pamphlet and is now a semi-annual hardcover. His comicsContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus: A Chat with Canadian cartoonist Seth

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

Will Eisner Centennial

Lakes International Comic Art Festival celebrates Will Eisner with competition, comic and exclusive exhibition

Recognising the work of ground-breaking American comic creator Will Eisner, creator of “The Spirit”, the  Lakes International Comic Art Festival is pleased to announce not one but three celebratory projects to mark his incredible contribution to the development of the comics form – a competition of aspiring creators, a celebratory comics and an exciting exhibition for the Festival in OctoberContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival celebrates Will Eisner with competition, comic and exclusive exhibition

Seth's Dominion - Promotional Image

“Seth’s Dominion” screening part of of London International Animation Festival Line Up

Nestling in the line up for this year’s London International Animation Festival is a screening of Seth’s Dominon, an award-winning film highlighting the work of one of the recent Lakes International Comic Art Festival’s top Canadian guests, Seth, presented by its director Luc Chamberland. The film is a celebration of Seth’s work – a thoughtful portrait of a manContinue reading “Seth’s Dominion” screening part of of London International Animation Festival Line Up