Lakes Festival Podcast probes Comics Writer Garth Ennis

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 63 - Garth EnnisThe latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast sees the team catch up with writer Garth Ennis, delivering a recording of an on-stage interview recorded at the 2019 Festival.

Garth Ennis’s career has spanned 30 years and he has created some amazing comics such as The Boys and Preacher – but where did his career begin? Listen to Garth chat to Tim Pilcher about his career in comics.

The interview was recorded on Saturday 12th October at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival.

Garth Ennis has been writing comics since 1989. Credits include Preacher, The Boys (both of which have been adapted for television), Hitman and Crossed, as well as successful runs on The Punisher and Fury for Marvel.

He is particularly known for his military fiction, including the titles War Stories, Battlefields, Sara and a revival of Johnny Red, the classic British character from the weekly comic, Battle, for Titan Comics.

Recent work includes A Walk Through Hell and Out of the Blue for Aftershock Comics, and “Code Pru” in the anthology Cinema Purgatorio, published by Avatar Press.

Co-host Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates also spend a little time discussing a personal issue. If you ever need to talk find a friend of family member or The Samaritans are always on hand. Please.. always talk.

Listen to the interview right here – or here on the official Podcast web site

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  1. Thank you for posting updates, love the interview/discussion with one of my fav writers, Garth Ennis!

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