Lakes International Comic Art Festival art auction announced, includes Walking Dead, Batman originals

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The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is running another amazing original art auction, and advance viewing has just opened. The online auction itself begins on 1st May 2018.

Aiming to raise funds for LICAF and the charity OCD Action, the auction showcases original published artwork including pages and covers from Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead), Dave McKean (Cages), Bryan Talbot (Grandville), Glyn Dillon (The Nao of Brown), Sean Phillips (Kill or be Killed), John Higgins (Judge Dredd Unchained) and Michael Cho (Hawk and Dove), to name but a few.

There’s a quick selection of what’s on offer below.

• The auction opens on 1st May 2018 and closes at 5.00pm on 14th May 2018, and can be previewed here on Proxibid – you’ll need to register on site to bid


The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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