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Lakes International Comic Art Festival publis...

Kendal, 9th March 2017: The  Lakes International Comic Art Festival is delighted to announce the publication of a special edition of “How to Create Graphic Novels” by Rodolphe Töpffer. First published in 1845, it was the first ever book on creating graphic novels, which has been translated, edited, and introduced by John McShane and designed by Festival patron […]

Lakes International Comic Art Festival celebr...

Kendal, 1st March 2017: 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 of aspiring creators, a celebratory comics and an […]

Now We Are Five: Lakes International Comic Ar...

Kendal, 16th February 2017: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is delighted to announce its full guest list for its Festival Weekend in Kendal in October 2017 (13th – 15th). This year, by popular demand, the award-winning Festival is launching a new, limited edition Festival Passes system giving exclusive access to a huge range of events through the weekend. […]

Frank Santoro Brings His Comics Workbook Proj...

Kendal, 2nd August 2016: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival (14th -16th October 2016) is delighted to announce that top indie comic creator Frank Santoro will be at this year’s event, bringing his Comics Workbook project to Britain for the first time with fellow creators Aidan Koch and Connor Willumsen. The Comics Workbook events are just three of many workshops […]

Tickets go on sale for Lakes International Co...

Kendal, 11th July 2016: Tickets for the main events at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival are on sale now – and a special “Clash of the Toon Titans“, pitting Tintin against Asterix, will launch this year’s weekend-long celebrations in October. Guests at this year’s Festival (14th – 16th October 2016) include Charlie Adlard (artist on The Walking Dead), Jordi Bernet (Torpedo and […]


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