Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 48 - Tim Pilcher

Tim Pilcher reveals more about Breakthrough project for new comic creators

On the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast, editor and publisher Tim Pilcher talks about the new, recently launched Breakthrough project, aimed at encouraging new and upcoming comics talent. Tim is running Breakthrough for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival through 2019 and into 2020 resulting in the opportunity for newContinue reading Tim Pilcher reveals more about Breakthrough project for new comic creators

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Paying it Forward: The Road to the Breakthrough Project by Tim Pilcher

Breakthrough project co-ordinator Tim Pilcher talks about the people who helped him find his feet in the comics industry, and how that has led to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival’s innovative new project to develop new comics talent… As reported earlier, Breakthrough is an 18-month mentoring initiative set up by the Lakes International ComicContinue reading Paying it Forward: The Road to the Breakthrough Project by Tim Pilcher

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Lakes Festival’s Breakthrough project aims to find the future of comics

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has launched its ambitious Breakthrough project, which aims to give under-represented individuals a chance to express themselves through the medium of comics. Breakthrough is an 18-month mentoring initiative co-ordinated by writer, publisher and editor Tim Pilcher, set up by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, in conjunction with ArtsContinue reading Lakes Festival’s Breakthrough project aims to find the future of comics

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Soaring Penguin Press brings in new director, announces new Canadian office

Soaring Penguin Press, publisher of the anthology Meanwhile and a range of graphic novels that includes Emma Vieceli and Malin Ryder’s BREAKS, has a new director. The independent publisher has made an offer to¬†Eisner-nominated writer and editor¬†Tim Pilcher to join John Anderson as co-owner of the publishing house, which has been accepted. Pilcher, whose previousContinue reading Soaring Penguin Press brings in new director, announces new Canadian office

The University of Dundee tam at San Diego Comic Con 2018 with Scott McCloud (centre)

San Diego Comic Con 2018: The Academic’s Eye View!

Phillip Vaughan from the University of Dundee reports on this year’s San Diego Comic Con, casting an academic’s eye over one of the biggest annual comics gatherings in the United States… I have been lucky enough to attend four San Diego Comic Cons now, presenting academic papers at the Comics Arts Conference and, from lastContinue reading San Diego Comic Con 2018: The Academic’s Eye View!