Comic Art Festival Podcast

Comic Art Festival Podcast

Here at the Comic Art Festival Podcast we interview big name comic creators and review comics and graphic novels twice a month. The official podcast of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival.

Episodes

June 29, 2022 33 min
Pete returns for another Yakapedia episode with a difference. Entitled Panel Beaters, Pete is planning on speaking to a range of creators. He will be speaking to creators about their processes and favourite ways they produce their comic pages.
This episode features podcast pal Gustavo Vargas who is currently kickstarting Skrall 2 with Pete. SKRAWL 2  will feature sequential strips from all The SKRAWLLORDZ , who are 🐩 Mark Hu...
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ete and Mike return for their first episode in 2022 as they yak all about comics. This episode features a chat with Jordan Thomas on his new comic Metallic Dynamite. The three also discuss his Kickstarter history and due to recent announcements they delve into blockchain chat as well.

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February 27, 2022 40 min
In our first episode of 2022 we chat to a new creator who is based up near Cumbria and the home of the festival Mollie Ray. Mollie is a creator who's first graphic novel Giant, is to be published by Faber Books. The book is about her family's life dealing with her brothers diagnosis of Hodgkin's Lymphoma and the journey they all go through.
We also look at the latest news of the Lakes Comic Art Festival including the l...
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December 20, 2021 40 min
We kick off into the new styled podcast with the first of Ian and Nicole's episodes. They will be entitled The Interviews and will focus and continue our tradition of talking to the best names in comics. Mike and Pete will be back with their episodes of Yakapedia in the New Year.

We start with political cartoonist Martin Rowson. Martins cartoons have appeared in a wide variety of newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, ...
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December 4, 2021 126 min
We have managed to hit 100 episodes on the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast. To celebrate we invite Awesome Comics Podcast host Tony Esmond on to interview Nikki, Ian, Pete and Mike about the podcast and comics. He delves deep into our time as podcast hosts and asks some deep and not so deep questions. It was a blast to record and we hope you enjoy it.

We also talk about the move the Lakes Comic Art Festival is taking ...
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On this episode we discuss our time at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2021 and what we got up to over the jam packed weekend.

We interviewed Joe Latham (Haru), Martin 'SIMO' Simpson (Nord), Matt Simmons (Bastard Galaxia), Norm Konyu (The Junction), Gustavo Vargas (Pilcuyo) and Daniel Christie (Breakthrough) whilst in the Clock Tower.

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Its almost time for the 2021 event which is once again a physical event. Nicole, Pete, Mike and Ian wade through this years event programme and discuss what they are excited about and point out the vents that must not be missed. Check out all the events on the festival website and we will see everyone between the 15th to the 17th of October 2021 in sunny (quite possibly wet) Kendal.

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August 8, 2021 109 min
he way through until now. This is due to the release of Masters of the Universe Revelation currently on Netflix, which they also discuss and review.
e and Pete return to Yak about the use of reference in comics plus we have all the latest on the festival.

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July 4, 2021 67 min
On episode 96 we chat to comic creator Lyndon White. Lyndon has been creating comics for over 8 years and has produced a huge range of comics and graphic novels including Sparks, The Mind of James Svengal and his latest book Candles. Candles, a fantasy epic about a young girl trying to save her drying village by stealing magic from an evil witch. Lyndon also discusses his comic degree and has some great advice for creators starting...
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June 15, 2021 92 min
We are proud to have comic artist and writer Jeff Lemire on the podcast. Jeff has written some amazing books including Underwater Welder, Sweet Tooth and the Black Hammer series and has now had Netflix adapt Sweet Tooth into a full series produced by Robert Downey Jr. Jeff comes on the talk about his life within comics, goes in depth on a few of his titles and also discusses the new TV series as well.
We review Coma by Zara Slatter...
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May 20, 2021 62 min
On todays episode we have not one, not two but three separate interviews with comic creators. Alex Paknadel comes on the podcast for the 2nd time to discuss how life has been since he was last on the show. He discusses his feelings on writing for Marvel as well as telling us all about his new Marvel comic, The Immortal Hulk Time of Monsters.
Following Alex we have Stu Taylor come and chat to discuss his current Kickstarter comic pr...
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May 3, 2021 87 min
Rachael Smith returns to the podcast to talk about her new upcoming web comic collection Quarantine Comix. Rachael released a strip over the first quarantine almost daily and this book collects all those in one handy volume. Racheal also talks about how she found the lock down, her work with Little LICAF at Abraham Moss school in Manchester recently and future plans with the Lakes Festival this year.
Tom reviews The Good Comics Rea...
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On this episode we have the lovely Hannah Berry return to talk about her period as the UK Comic Laureate which as we chat had just come to an end. We discuss Hannah's initial plans, how she ran with the role over covid and discuss her UK Comics Research Report which she gathered data from through a survey during the initial lock down period. The report can be found in full here.
Ian and Nikki talk all about the festival and the...
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March 17, 2021 89 min
On this weeks episode we are joined by creator G.E. Gallas to talk about her current book on kickstarter, The Plague and Dr Caim. The book which was originally on Unbound and is now being published by Cast Iron Books follows a comedic look at a plague doctors day to day life during the 17th century.
We look at Dennis the Menace as he reaches his 70th birthday and wander back to our youth when we enjoyed reading his exploits. Tom dis...
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March 2, 2021 102 min
As we celebrate 4 years of the podcast we chat to Scotland Yardie creator Bobby Joseph. Bobbys early work includes the creation of Skank magazine which his creation Scotland Yardie originates from. Bobby chats about his history and how it got into creating comics as well as the future of Scotland Yardie.
Tom reviews Bubbles Fanzine, a zine about comics and manga. Mike and Pete continue Yakapedia. There plan as custodians of the mig...
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February 14, 2021 113 min
On episode 89 we are joined by comic writer and creator Joseph Glass. Joe is the writer and creator of numerous comic books including LGBTQ+ superhero series The Pride, Acceptable Losses and Glitter Vipers and the upcoming comic The Miracles currently on Kickstarter.
Mike and Pete return with a brand new series (and funky new theme tune as well).. called Yakapedia. Mike and Pete plus guest take on what they call QI meets Museum...
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Episode 88 features the final episode of the Genre World Cup with Mike and Pete. To close this mammoth series down they are joined by Jordan Thomas as they discuss the genres Crime vs Horror and Fantasy vs Superhero's. Tom is on to review The Misadventures of Spring Heeled Jack issue 2 by Tom Sparke.
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January 16, 2021 127 min
Illustrator and creator Sarah McIntyre is this episodes guest. Sarah has a huge back catalogue of books and comics for children from the Kevin series she creates with writer Philip Reeve to her most recent book, Don't Call Me Grumpycorn which she wrote and illustrated. Sarah discusses her career and the processes she goes through in creating her books as well as some great advice for getting started. More importantly we discuss...
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Its Christmas and to celebrate Mike and Pete decided to challenge the whole podcast team to give them our Comic Fantasy Stocking Fillers so we did. We all got together for a good old Skype call (none of that Zoom nonsense for us). The fantasy stocking fillers we covered were:

1. Superpower 2. Hairstyle 3. Hideout/base 4. Pet 5. Weapon 6. Sidekick 7. Catchphrase 8. Vehicle 9. Tech/Magic item/gadget 10. Costume 11. Theme tune 12. Team...
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Pete and Mike are joined by comic writer, artist and all round great guy Mark Hughes to battle it out in the first of the semi finals of their Genre World Cup. This time they discuss the genres of zombies and superheroes. Surely an obvious winner here? Listen and find out.

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