NCSFest 2019 Banner - February 2019

NCSFest, a major new US comics Festival, announces full guest line-up

NCSFest, a major new comics happening in the United States this May has announced its full incredible line-up of world-renowned creators who will be heading to take over Huntington Beach, California. From the world of comic strips come the creators of Zits, Baby Blues, Mutts, Cathy, The Family Circus, Luann, Lio, Popeye, Beetle Bailey andContinue reading NCSFest, a major new US comics Festival, announces full guest line-up

NCSFest 2019 - art by Luke McGarry

NCSFest Artists Alley ready to get down on Main Street, Huntington Beach next May!

Coming to Huntington Beach, California in May 2019, the first-ever NCSFest is now shaping up to be the biggest free comic arts festival in North America, with a guest list that already includes Sergio Aragonés, Pénélope Bagieu, Ed Brubaker, Daniel Clowes, Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, Patrick McDonnell, Sean Phillips, Pulitzer-winning editorial cartoonist Ann Telnaes and MAD magazine’s TomContinue reading NCSFest Artists Alley ready to get down on Main Street, Huntington Beach next May!

Playing for a Draw Colouring Book by Luke and Steve McGarry

Could you win a Limited Edition football-inspired colouring book by Luke and Steve McGarry?

Limited to just 100 copies, Steve McGarry and Luke McGarry created a fun football-themed colouring book as part of the activities surrounding the Playing for a Draw exhibition.. and here’s your chance to win one in our latest competition, but you’ll have to be quick! Currently on display at the National Football Museum in Manchester,Continue reading Could you win a Limited Edition football-inspired colouring book by Luke and Steve McGarry?

NCSFest 2019 Postcard

National Cartoonists Society, Lakes and Lyon BD Festivals partner for new US event, NCSFest, next May

The Kendal-based Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced a new international partnership with France’s Lyon BD Festival and the US-based National Cartoonists Society to bring a new comics event to Huntington Beach, California, in May 2019. The National Cartoonists Society has chosen the city of Huntington Beach, California, to host the inaugural NCSFest, a celebrationContinue reading National Cartoonists Society, Lakes and Lyon BD Festivals partner for new US event, NCSFest, next May

Playing for a Draw - National Football Museum Exhibition 2018

In Pictures: Playing for a Draw Football Comics Exhibition, the National Football Museum

The ‘Playing for a Draw’ exhibition, showcasing the history and creativity of football comics and illustration across the world has just opened at the National Football Museum in Manchester. As we previously reported, it’s been curated by top comic artist Steve McGarry in collaboration with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival and the National Football Museum and will go on tour laterContinue reading In Pictures: Playing for a Draw Football Comics Exhibition, the National Football Museum