Wrap Up: Lakes International Comic Arts Festival 2017

October 29th, 2017

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival returned for its fifth year to Kendal, Cumbria, from 13th to 15th October 2017. Celebrating comic art from across the world, the weekend festival took over the town of Kendal, on the edge of the Lake District.

NCS members Tom Richmond, Sergio Aragones, Stan Sakai, Lynn Johnston, Jason Chatfield and Steve, Luke & Joe McGarry were in attendance this year among the biggest names in comic art who all made the trip to Cumbria. This year over 70 special guest artists, creators and writers from Japan, the US, Canada, Australia, Finland, as well as European comic creators all took part in the festival. If you have interest in attending the Lakes Festival in 2018, visit the official website.

 

Artist Mikiko Ponczeck in association with WACOM made a quick video wrap-up of the weekend below.

 

 

 

Photo gallery of the events of the weekend: