In the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast, hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki talk about their experiences at the awesome Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017. They look at each of their days at the event and the talks they went too as well as the evening’s entertainment.
The Podcast team also managed to get loads of short interviews over the weekend, so in this episode join them as they talk to Richard Skipworth of the Cartoonists Club of Great Britain, Chris Thompson from Titan Comics, the Cinebook team, Yomi Ayeni from Clockwork Watch, Duncan Fegredo, the Etherington Brothers and Jean Paul of the London Horror Comic.
Plus there’s Ivan Patreus, Team Metaphrog, Myfanwy Tristram, (Red Shirt) Phil Welch, Robert Brown, Zoom Rockman and Michael and India of Doig & Swift!
The winner of the #BeerShaman beer mat competition is also announced, which loads of people got involved with. See some of the examples below.
Pete talks to his daughter Daisy, who was also at the Festival, about their weekend behind the table, and Mike also rambles about his time at the Festival.
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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. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 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.