Bryan Hitch Joins the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Lineup

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced the latest member of its lineup.

The comic festival coming to Bowness in October, the festival will run from Friday 14th October to Sunday 16th October.

This year’s event marks the 10th anniversary of the festival and the festival will be held in multiple locations, organizers say the move is an attempt to reinvigorate the festival.

Joining the growing list of festival guests is DC Comics and Marvel artist and writer Bryan Hitch.

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British comic artist and writer Bryan Hitch began his career in the UK for Marvel UK in mid-1987, shortly after his 17th birthday, working on titles such as Action Force and Death’s Head.

He later rose to prominence on American titles such as Wildstorm’s Stormwatch and The Authority, DC Comics’ JLA, and Marvel Comics’ The Ultimates.

Recent comic book work includes Venom for Marvel, a new creator-owned character, Redcoat, and, for 2022, Superman Black Label for DC, in collaboration with Mark Waid, inked by Kevin Nowlan – and more.

Other guests include Dimitris Anastasiou, Lucie Arnoux, Lina Ghabeih, Dave Gibbons, Jaime Hernandez, Bryan Hitch, Andrew Humphreys, Olivier Kugler, Mick McMahon, Bill Morrison, Rebecca Ollerton, Sean Phillips, Mike Perkins, Tim Pilcher, Greg Rucka, Posy Simmonds, Fiona Stephenson, Jorg Tittel, Twin Cartoons and Andi Watson.

Tickets for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival will be on sale soon.

Daniel K. Denny