Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast. Art by Graeme McNee

More Lakes Festival creator interviews focus for new Podcast

The latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast is again bursting with interviews from the annual Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal held last month, conducted by co-hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates. Episode 40 includes  interviews with Canadian artist Guy Delisle, Benjamin Dickson, whose new graphic novel A New Jerusalem – a stunning taleContinue reading More Lakes Festival creator interviews focus for new Podcast

Comics @ Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival 2017

The Glasgow Book Festival Aye Write! returns to the city from 9th to 19th March 2017 of this year with a multitude of bookish talks, discussions and workshops over three locations, the Mitchell Library, Aye Write’s spiritual home, as well as the nearby Centre For Contemporary Arts (CCA) and, for the events featuring big names of theContinue reading Comics @ Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival 2017

Capturing Arts and Minds: Una’s new comic, “On Sanity: One Day in Two Lives”

Just published by comic creator Una is a new 40-page comic, On Sanity: One Day In Two Lives, a very personal project about illness and recovery in mental health, based on the story of her mother. Yorkshire-based Una explains it’s story of two halves, based on her limited edition 2008 zine Family Fun: On Sanity –Continue reading Capturing Arts and Minds: Una’s new comic, “On Sanity: One Day in Two Lives”

Photo Review: Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo 2016

Saturday 28 May 2016 saw the Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo return to the CitySpace building of the University Of Sunderland. Named for the city’s links with Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and inaugurated last year to help celebrate the book’s 150 anniversary, Wonderlands is part Sunderland’s bid to be UK City Of Culture in 2021Continue reading Photo Review: Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo 2016

Wonderlands 2015 Publisher's Hall with a selection of dealers, publishers, creators and small press. Photo: Jeremy Briggs

Wonderlands Wanders Back to Sunderland in May

  Wonderlands – a creative expo that saw the eyes of the graphic novel world fall on Sunderland last year is returning for a second year in May, after gaining international recognition in 2015. Wonderlands – the UK Graphic Novel Expo, named as a nod to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland author, Lewis Carroll – is once again taking place in SunderlandContinue reading Wonderlands Wanders Back to Sunderland in May