Will Eisner

Spirit of the Lakes Competition Winners Announced, student challenge inspired by work of Will Eisner

Over this past weekend, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival revealed the winners of this year’s student art competition, Spirit of the Lakes, which aimed to help mark the centenary year of the ground breaking graphic storyteller Will Eisner. Students… Read More ›

That Was the Comic Week That Was: Millarworld bought by Netflix, Dave Gibbons on tour, and is Darth Vader a cider drinker?

Here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond. Have a great weekend! • Our most popular item this week was without doubt discussion about the new Scream & Misty Halloween Special, out in October from… Read More ›

Lakes International Comic Art Festival celebrates Will Eisner with competition, comic and exclusive exhibition

Recognising the work of ground-breaking American comic creator Will Eisner, creator of “The Spirit”, the  Lakes International Comic Art Festival is pleased to announce not one but three celebratory projects to mark his incredible contribution to the development of the comics form – a competition… Read More ›

Fifth Lakes International Comic Art Festival Line-Up Announced, Tickets On Sale Now

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced its full guest list for this year’s Festival Weekend in Kendal (13th – 15th October 2017) – and it’s simply crammed with amazing guests, including Stan Sakai, Sergio Aragonés, Ryan North, Mariko Tamaki – and… Read More ›

Panel Borders: Celebrating Will Eisner’s “The Spirit”

  Concluding a month of shows about ‘Masters of American Comics’, Alex Fitch talks to a quartet of comics experts and historians about the 75th anniversary of Will Eisner’s seminal crime comic The Spirit. Will Eisner created the The Spirit in 1940. For twelve… Read More ›

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