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…

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…

REPAINT Your Heroes with Graham Pearce

After the success of last year’s Lancaster Comics Day, Preston-based comic creator Graham Pearce – best known for his wonderful SGT. MIKE BATTLE indie comic – is back with his popular REPAINTED workshop where he will be inviting you to reimagine your favourite comic characters like never before! “I ran the first ever REPAINTED workshop…

Back for Second Helpings: Lancaster Comics Day Returns on Sunday 5th June

The second Lancaster Comics Day, organised by The Friends of Lancaster Library, will take place on Sunday 5th June 2016 in Lancaster’s Main Library. Drawing largely on local talent, the event will be celebrating a landmark for Doctor Who comics with several creators who have worked on the official Magazine, whose 500th issue is published next week, a…

Lancaster Comics Day 2016 Comic Competition Launched

  PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE FOR THIS COMPETITION HAS BEEN EXTENDED Are there aliens in your dustbin? Is a gorilla living in your ginnel? As part of Lancaster Comics Day on Sunday 5th June 2016 at Lancaster Library, we’re again looking for comic strips that tell stories of life as it might be in Lancaster. We ran a…

Andy Diggle is Out of Control!

June sees the launch of a new six-part miniseries, Control, written by Lancaster Comics Day guest Andy Diggle (The Losers, Thief of Theives) and partner Angela Cruickshank, with art from Andrea Mutti (Le Syndrome de Caïn, Iron Man, Noir) and Vladmir Popov (Darklight, Steed and Mrs Peel), published by US publisher Dynamite Entertainment. In Control, Detective-Sergeant Kate Burnham isn’t making any friends in the Washington DC Police…

Lancaster Comics Day 2016 Official Poster Released

Here’s the official poster for Lancaster Comics Day by local comic creator Nick Miller. the annual event returns next month, taking place in Lancaster Library on Sunday 5th June. Organised by the Friends of Lancaster Library, the event has a varied line up of guests, many of them creators known for their Doctor Who comics work…