Myriad Editions’ Corinne Pearlman talks publishing, new First Graphic Novel Competition

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 61 - Corinne PearlmanThe latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast leads with an interview with Corinne Pearlman, Creative Director at Myriad Editions, publishers of graphic novels such as Darryl Cunningham‘s upcoming Billionaires (launching 7th November), and the recently-released Sensible Footwear by Kate Charlesworth and Vanni by Benjamin Dixon and Lindsay Pollock.

Billionaires by Darryl Cunningham

Coming soon from Myriad Editions: Billionaires by Darryl Cunningham

Corinne discusses her working life and her involvement in comics up to and including her work at Myriad, then looks at the First Graphic Novel Competition, which the company is running in conjunction with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, which gives a creator the chance to have their graphic novel published along with full support.

(You can find more about the competition, which launches at the Festival, here).

Podcast co-hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates also review Hilda and the Mountain King by Luke Pearson, Walking Distance by Lizzy Stewart, out on 24th October, and the card game Salty Dogs from Tabletop Games, currently seeking is funding on Kickstarter, which features terrific art from Simon Bisley.

They also discuss the From the Depths: The Hellboy Comics of Duncan Fegredo and the Let’s Go Camping with Tom of Finland exhibitions – both now open in Kendal ahead of the Lakes Festival taking place next weekend (11th -13th October).

Mike Williams and Pete Taylor also continue their look at the Festival’s events they think you should have on your radar and Tom Stewart offers his thoughts on The Glass Hood by Matt Garvey, Grayham Puttock and Stefano Pavan.

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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. 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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