Kendal, 3rd March, 2015: Following up on the popularity of several Continental guests in 2014, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival is pleased to announce the appearance of its first four French artists coming to this year’s weekend-long event in Kendal. “Winshluss (Vincent Paronnaud) is the successful author of “Pinocchio”, which won the Fauve d’Or prize […]
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This is one of those conventions on the calendar that everyone seems to eagerly anticipate. As a festival it sits in a reasonably unique niche, somehow managing to attract the big names and bring in the arty types too. Small press, the trinket stalls, Olly Moss, cosplay, dealers, artists, writers…it seems to manage to hit […]
SCARDIFF 2013 Oct 27th 2013 Mercure Hotel Cardiff COMIC EXPO will be hosting their first Horror themed Expo in Halloween week! In association with Shock Horror Magazine Media guests : Bobby Rhodes will be the Guest of Honour and will be flying in from Italy. Canadian film actor / director Anthony D.P. Mann will be […]
A statement from MCM Comic Con has been issued in relation to having a valid ticket whether you are inside or outside the event hall. I will let you read you it for yourself. EXCEL LONDON VENUE MANAGEMENT & MCM COMIC CON LONDON ONSITE POLICY STATEMENT! For meetings, gatherings or group organised activities for […]
Leeds was quite a lucky place for me as I got to interview two of my favourite artists (sadly I missed Cameron Stewart who is another favourite of mine, next time!). After Paolo Rivera’s interview I had to wait for Frazer Irving to appear at the 2000AD signing table and roll through the crowd of excited fans with his quick sketches and not-so-quick signatures.
The wait was always worth from the beginning and we had a nice chat about comics and digital techniques in the Holiday Inn next to the Thought Bubble convention center.
One of my favourite comic book painters agreed to do an interview with me at the Thought Bubble Festival in Leeds this year.
Paolo Rivera – despite his European-sounding name – is an American comic book artist who broke into the industry by fully painted art on various Marvel books like the Marvel Mythos series. He is a very funny and constant positive guy who has a great talent for his job.