Herne Bay Cartoon Festival 2018 Poster by The Surreal McCoy SNIP

Wolves in the Bay: Surreal McCoy, Rachel Ball announced for Herne Bay Cartoon Festival

Artist The Surreal McCoy will be back in Herne Bay this summer, as part of the sixth annual Herne Bay Cartoon Festival. She will be discussing her graphic novel, The Wolf of Baghdad – A Memoir of a Lost Homeland on Friday 3rd August, in conversation with Alex Fitch and artist Rachel Ball, author ofContinue reading Wolves in the Bay: Surreal McCoy, Rachel Ball announced for Herne Bay Cartoon Festival

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018 - Wave 3 Guests

Kate Evans, Frank Quitely, Bryan and Mary Talbot and more join 2018 Lakes International Comic Art Festival line up

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has just announced more guests for its Festival weekend (12th – 14th October 2018) in Kendal, including Kate Evans and Frank Quitely. Now in its sixth year, the latest guests revealed are Hunt Emerson (Calculus Cat, Bloke’s Progress), the Etherington Brothers (Long Gone Don, Monkey Nuts), Kate Evans (author of Threads from theContinue reading Kate Evans, Frank Quitely, Bryan and Mary Talbot and more join 2018 Lakes International Comic Art Festival line up

Musician and comic writer Gerard Way

Panel Borders: Music and Comics

In a pair of interviews recorded in front of a live audience, Panel Borders investigates the work of a trio of creators who have an interest in combining music and comic book art. At Thought Bubble Festival, Alex Fitch talks to My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way about writing such comics as Doom Patrol, The Umbrella Academy and TheContinue reading Panel Borders: Music and Comics

Caption 2017 Flyer

Caption is back, celebrating 25 years with Brighton evening event in December

The wonderful Caption comic event is back after a two year hiatus, as an evening event on 1st December in Brighton, celebration the 25th anniversary of this much-loved comic creator gathering. Caption is the UK’s longest running comics festival, showcasing the work of small press and professional creators alike. Established in 1992, Caption has previouslyContinue reading Caption is back, celebrating 25 years with Brighton evening event in December

Live Carttonists at Herne Bay

Cartoonists assemble in Herne Bay to celebrate the life of Dadaist Marcel DuChamp

Following Ralph Steadman’s lead, the cream of Britain’s cartoonists and illustrators will be in Herne Bay on Saturday 3rd August to celebrate the Marcel Duchamp Centenary Festival. Marcel Duchamp was a French-American painter, sculptor and writer whose work is associated with Dadaism and conceptual art. He’s commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse,Continue reading Cartoonists assemble in Herne Bay to celebrate the life of Dadaist Marcel DuChamp