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…

Comics Day Guests Announce New “Winter of the World” Game

Cakebread & Walton have announced that they have signed a contract to produce a table-top roleplaying game line based on the Winter of the World novels by award-winning British fantasy author Michael Scott Rohan. Ken Walton, one half of the team, will be a guest at Lancaster Comics Day 2016 on Sunday 5th June, while Peter Cakebread will be…

J.S. Collyer’s “Silence” out in July

Silence, the third and final book in Lancaster Comics Day guest J.S. Collyer‘s science fiction Orbit Series, is scheduled for release at CoxCon 2016, Telford, on 30th July 2016. The Lancaster-based SF author, who will be appearing on stage at LCD 2016 with AS Chambers and Eddie Robson, tells us the cover design of the last book in…

Looking Back on Our First Comics Day

Here’s a selection of photographs from last year’s Lancaster Comics Day, just to give you a taster of what to expect in June. No. You cannot taste the cake. You have to buy the cakes… • Check out the line up for Lancaster Comics Day 2015

Comics Day Guest Tim Quinn Bares All in New Autobiography, out in May

Miwk Publishing have announced the forthcoming publication of Argh!, the autobiography of comics writer and editor Tim Quinn in May, alongside Drawing Breath, the autobiography of cartoonist Dicky Howett, who worked with Tim on various strips for over 20 years. Tim is one of our guests at this year’s Lancaster Comics Day in Lancaster Library on Sunday 5th…

Flintworks joins Lancaster Comics Day

Lancaster-based comic creator Flintworks – whose work includes the eponymous Flintworks and Aquabats, on sale via BigCartel – has published this comment on library closures featuring a couple of well-known comic characters. Flintworks will have a table at Lancaster Comics Day. Follow Flintworks on Twitter @flintworks or on Instagram. The guest line up for the event, which includes…