Welcome to the Comics Clock Tower


Check out the awesome collection of exhibitors at this year's Lakes International Comic Art Festival! And new for 2018 we are very excited to introduce CCT XTRA with even more fantastic creators... located in the Shakespeare Centre just a few minutes walk from the main Comics Clock Tower at Kendal Town Hall.

2018 Comics Creators Signings
For Festival Passholders only! This is the timetable of signings for a great range of guests during the festival weekend.
A Spark in the Sand
A Spark in the Sand is an independent publishing company based in South Lakes, Cumbria and was set up in 2017.
A.S. Chambers
A popular face on the comic con circuit, Lancaster's master of the macabre is well known for marking his home town's place on the horror map of the United Kingdom.
Abi Kerner
Abi Kerner is 14 years old and produces comic artwork using a variety of media including marker, brush pen, watercolour and collage.
abi watson
Abi Watson is an illustrator, based in Salford, who specialises in digital and hand drawn illustrations. Lover of dogs, books and mini rolls.
Akiro Tea
Akiro Tea is a German animator and comic creator.
Anja Uhren
Is a storyteller - working with images & words to deliver emotionally driven narratives with an ethereal quality.
Arctic Ring Comics
Leslie MacKenzie works in her own areas of interest writing and preparing material for books, films and comics.
Ayy Kaplan
Kooky Creative, print gremlin, cut 'n' paste experimenter, digital trickster, chronic doodler and village witch.
B7 Media
Is a UK independent production company working across radio, theatre, television and film.
Bastard Galaxia
Bastard Galaxia is the story of one of the greatest space villains of the 1980s as he straddles the line between being evil and marketable after selling his likeness to a toy manufacturer.
Ben Bernard-Smith
Ben Bernard-Smith is a self-published comic writer and artist, freelance illustrator and drawing tutor based in Chester.
Big Brown Eyes Collective
A (small press) illustration and comics collective of three sisters: Emily, Freya and Karis Lambert.
Blue Fox Comics
Blue Fox Comics are an independent comic publisher based in West Sussex, UK.
C.P. Thompson
Clare Thompson is a painter and illustrator who is always looking for ways to make images and designs that are visually interesting and engaging.
Caravan of Comics
Launched in 2012, the Caravan project is a showcase for some of the best Australian comics.
Card Shark Comics
Hailing from Scotland, Dave Cook spent the best part of a decade as an award-winning games journalist before setting up his comics studio Card Shark Comics, which works with artists around the world to produce inventive comic books across multiple genres.
We are a publishing house originally based in Poland, specialising in comics since 2007.
Alec Anderson is a 9-year-old artist and comic book maker.
Chris Askham
Chris Askham first began working on small press comics in the early 1990s, collaborating on a number of comics and fanzines in the era of photocopied pages and staple guns.
Welcome to ComicBooks.ie! My name is Robert. My passion in life is comics, particularly high grade, investment quality books.
Comics Youth CIC
Comics Youth is the first non-profit of its kind within the UK and provides holistic comics-based literacy and well-being projects for children and young people aged 8-25 within the Liverpool City Region.
Dormaeus Publishing
Jenny works as an independent comics creator at Dormaeus Publishing.
Downthetubes has been promoting comics and comic creators for 20 years and celebrates its 20th anniversary in October 2018 with the full launch of Crucible Press, offering copies of Death Duty and a first look at the new web site design
Drew Marr
Drew is from Dundee, Scotland, and could not be more excited about his first visit to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival this October!
Eleanor Crewes
Eleanor Crewes is a London based illustrator turned author.
Emmeline Pidgen
Emmeline Pidgen is a comic creator and illustrator based in North-West England.
Ethan was raised Mormon and ‘served’ a full-time mission for the Mormon church for 2 years in Greece when he was 20.
Fefe S
Fefe S is a freelance watercolour illustrator, creator of mangaesque comics, and occasional art tutor based in West Yorkshire, with links to Teesside, County Durham and London.
Finnish Comics Society
Comic artists Emmi Nieminen, Kaisa Leka and Petteri Tikkanen will be joining the Lakes International Comic Arts Festival from the Finnish Comics Society this year.