LICAF 2019 - Wave 2 Guests

2000AD artists and writers, Kate Charlesworth and award-winning Czech comics artist Vojtěch Mašek join Lakes Festival 2019 guest list

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 has announced further guests for its weekend-long event in Kendal in October, including a number of creators well known for their work on the top British SF weekly comic 2000AD and major US publishers such as Boom! Studios, Image, Marvel and DC. Announced are British comic creators Laurence Campbell, KateContinue reading 2000AD artists and writers, Kate Charlesworth and award-winning Czech comics artist Vojtěch Mašek join Lakes Festival 2019 guest list

The Power of the Dark Crystal #1

Simon Spurrier “Power of the Dark Crystal” signing at Forbidden Planet London next month

Simon Spurrier will be signing The Power of the Dark Crystal #1, at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Wednesday 15th February 6 – 7.00pm. Archaia, the award-winning imprint of publisher BOOM! Studios, and The Jim Henson Company, announced The Power of the Dark Crystal, comic last year after plans for a film sequel foundered. Based on the screenplay by David Odell, Annette Odell,Continue reading Simon Spurrier “Power of the Dark Crystal” signing at Forbidden Planet London next month

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 24x7 Anthology

Delight For Brits nominated for Eisner Awards

The list of nominees for this year’s Eisner Awards has been announced and includes a number of British creators – and a nomination for the anthology 24 By 7, edited by Dan Berry and published by Fanfare, featuring strips created during the Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s 24 Hour Comics Marathon in 2014. “Hand Me Down,” byContinue reading Delight For Brits nominated for Eisner Awards

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2000AD Script Book to reveal original work of comics giants

Some of the world’s greatest comic writers have cut their teeth at the world famous 2000AD – and now readers will get to see their creative power laid bare with The 2000AD Script Book. Published this October in the UK and North America, The 2000AD Script Book will feature original scripts and final art from internationally-acclaimed comics writers, many ofContinue reading 2000AD Script Book to reveal original work of comics giants

Star Wars #1

Star Wars Dominates Diamond’s Top 500 Best-Selling Comics of 2015

Diamond Comic Distributors have announced the Top 500 Best-Selling Comics of 2015 sold through comic shops, including those in the UK, a year that saw Star Wars return to Marvel Comics in a big way in 2015 as Jason Aaron and John Cassaday‘s Star Wars #1 was the best-selling comic book of the year (reprinted severalContinue reading Star Wars Dominates Diamond’s Top 500 Best-Selling Comics of 2015