And it’s done!

The final comic has arrived at the Comics Clock Tower! They will be on sale in the Page 45 room from 1pm. Grab yours there!




Final straight!

Hard at work all day, some of our artists are still going strong. We have two finished stories so far, with four soon to follow!

The printer is eager and waiting for the finished product so that it’s ready for the Comic Clock Tower tomorrow!



Artist Focus: Marc Jackson

Finally and by no means least we have Marc Jackson, a superb creator of comics for all ages based in Macclesfield, UK.

This year Marc is producing the comics challenge anthology amongst many other exciting events throughout the festival including the Cartoon-a-room at the Brewery Arts Centre on both Saturday and Sunday.

Check Marc out online here;



Artist Focus: Luke McGarry

Joining for the afternoon session is Luke McGarry, an cartoonist, designer, illustrator and animator from Los Angeles!

Luke is known for his amazing work including the recent “Sad Chewie” and animation work for the likes of Tenacious D. Along with his twin brother Joe, Luke also heads up the design outfit Fantastic Heat Brothers and sings, plays bass and twiddles knobs in their indie pop duo Pop Noir.

Luke will be talking about animation in ‘An animated conversation with the McGarrys’ and playing as part of Pop Noir both on Saturday during the festival.

Find more about Luke and his work on his website here;



Artist Focus: Mikiko

Next in our line-up of wonderful guest creators is Mikiko! Mikiko is a London based German-Japanese artist working in Comics, Manga, Game Art, TV, teaching and illustration.

Best known for the gorgeous web comic Miki’s Mini Comics about life, art and cats. It can now even be picked up as a printed book.

Mikiko can be found in the Wacom Cafe at the Brewery Art Centre this weekend.

Art, links and more can be found on Mikiko’s website here;