Lancaster Comics Day 2017 – Date Announced

We are pleased to announce that Lancaster Comics Day is scheduled to return to Lancaster Library for a third year on Sunday 11th June 2017, again organised by the Friends of Lancaster Library. Post the date in your diary now! Lancaster Comics Day 2016 raised over £600 for Library funds, which will be used to buy…

Roy of the Rovers artist David Sque confirmed for Lancaster Comics Day 2017

We’re delighted to announce the appearance of Roy of the Rovers comic artist David Sque at Lancaster Comics Day 2017 (Sunday 11th June), who will be at the event alongside ROTR editor Barrie Tomlinson. Both creators – like fellow guest, artist Richard Piers Rayner – have made very few appearances at comics events, so this…

2017 Moonlight Walk in aid of St. John’s Hospice has a superhero theme

The day before this year’s Lancaster Comics Day (11th June 2017) in Lancaster Library, local cancer care charity St. John’s Hospice are running their annual Ladies Only walk – which this year has a superhero theme. Ladies are encouraged to sign up for this fund raising event and go along dressed as their favourite superhero, or make one…

Enjoy a taste of the macbre at Lancaster Library!

  A.S.Chambers, Lancaster’s master of the macabre (and one of Lancaster Comics Days most fervent supporters), will be making a special appearance at Lancaster Library this Hallowe’en weekend. On the 29th October he will be holding a one off event, where he will be chatting about all manner of creepy anecdotes that have influenced his books concerning…

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Nears, Quick Guide!

The fourth Lakes International Comic Art Festival will run from 14-16 October 2016 in Kendal, Cumbria, celebrating great comic art from across the world – and the full details for every ticketed event have now been announced. Here’s a “Flash Guide” to every ticketed event over the weekend. The weekend-long event is the only one of its…

Lancaster Library Gets its Lighting Rig

Lancastrians enjoyed a great night boogieing to reunited local band Mostly Hums, Sea of Rain and Frenetic at Lancaster Library on 3rd July 2016. The event raised £500 raised for Cancer Care UK and the local St John’s Hospice, and included a Conga around the library. It also saw the first use of a new lighting rig,…

Lancaster Comics Day 2016 – Comics, Cake and REPAINTED Cybermen!

This report on Lancaster Comics Day 2016 by Awesome Comics Podcast contributor Tony Esmond was first published on downthetubes.net The Second Annual Lancaster Comics Day was a lavish and star studded event (smiley face). Full of eager comics buyers, readers, sellers, creators and cake, lots of cake (thanks, Katie White). Whilst not exactly a red carpet…

Lancaster Comics Day Competition Deadline Extended

The deadline for this year’s Lancaster Comics Day Comics Competition has been extended until October and the winners will be announced in the run up to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Are there aliens in your dustbin? Is a gorilla living in your ginnel? We’re again looking for comic strips that tell stories of life…

On Sale Today: Control by Andy and Angela Diggle

On sale today in all good comic shops – including First Age Comics  on Moor Lane – is CONTROL #1 , written by Lancaster Comics Day guest Andy Diggle and Angela Diggle, illustrated by Andrea Mutti. “Detective-Sergeant Kate Burnham isn’t making any friends in the Washington D.C. Police Department. That makes her the perfect scapegoat when a…