Lakeside Comics Marketplace 2024

The Lakeside Comics Marketplace and our International Rights Market are an integral part of the Festival in Bowness-on-Windermere, taking place Saturday 28th September to Sunday 29th September 2024

There are still some exhibitors to confirm for this year’s Lakes international Comic Art Festival (27th - 28th September 2024, Bowness-on-Windermere, get your tickets here from TryBooking), but here are the confirmed creators and publishers whose amazing work you’ll see, complementing our Guest List.

Announced guests for 2024 in alphabetical order include Mehdi Annassi, aka Machima, Gigi Cavenago (TBC), Mike Collins, Marc Jackson, Michael Lark, Victoria Lomasko, Dave McKean, Terry Moore, Fumio Obata, Sean Phillips, Pieter de Poortere, Jason Quinn, Mollie Ray and Tom Richmond – with more to come.

Comic Creators and Illustrators

Alison McCreesh >> More Info
Andrew Wildman >> More Info
Arks >> More Info
Bungaroosh >> More Info
CHIP Collective >> More Info - in partnership with Creative Scotland
Connor Tierney  >> More Info - in partnership with Creative Scotland
Corey Brotherson >> More Info
Dr Simpo and his Poisoned Pen >> More Info
Emma Reynolds >> More Info
Ilya Graphic >> More Info
J Webster Sharp >> More Info
Joe Latham >> More Info
Jonathan Edwards and Feltmistress >> More Info here and here
Jon Davis >> More Info
Kev F. Sutherland >> More Info
Lyndon White >> More Info
Matt Smith  >> More Info - in partnership with Creative Scotland
MontyNero  >> More Info - in partnership with Creative Scotland
Olivia Sullivan (ZEB.KO) >> More Info
Pigeon (Kamila Krol) >> More Info
Roger Langridge >> More Info
Sam Hart >> More Info
Simon Russell >> More Info
Sloth Comics >> More Info - in partnership with Creative Scotland
Stevie White aka Stref >> More Info - in partnership with Creative Scotland
Stuart Lloyd Gould >> More Info
Tim Bird >> More Info
Tinglin Liu >> More Info

Independent Publishers

The 77 Publications >> More Info
Blue Fox Comics >> More Info
Engine Comics >> More Info
Fanfare UK >> More Info
SHIFT Publishing >> More Info
Sloth Comics >> More Info
ThirdBear Press >> More Info
Time Bomb Comics >> More Info
Tripwire Comics >> More Info

Mainstream Publishers and Organisations 

First Graphic Novel Competition >> More Info
Knockabout Comics >> More Info
Koguchi Press >> More Info
SelfMadeHero >> More Info
Watson Little – Literary Agency >> More Info

International Publishers

Fumettomania Factory APS (from Italy) >> More Info
Komiket (from the Philippines) >> More Info

Please note, this list does not include creators and publishers attending the International Comic Rights Market.

Again offering a diverse range of British, European and international guests supported by funding from the Arts Council and other partners, local, national and international, this year’s event will include creators from across the globe. Events will include talks, panels, live draws, film screenings, comic creator workshops, free children’s events, and the annual Windows Trail.

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival returns to Bowness-on-Windermere Friday 27th – Sunday 29th September 2024

2023 Venue Map

Many thanks to Pieter de Poortere for his artwork