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Global celebration of comic art takes over Kendal

The festival is taking place from 13 to 15 October Photo: ITV Border

Artists, creators and writers from across the globe are heading to Kendal this weekend to celebrate comic art.

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is taking place from 13 to 15 October and will see over 70 special guests from across the comic world.

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Comic artists from Japan, the US, Canada, Australia, Finland and other European comic creators are expected to take part in the festival.

The event will feature live comic drawing, exhibitions, and a comic marketplace featuring independent publishers.

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The Festival Director said:

There is something for everyone at the festival this year whether you are super hero fan, mad about manga or just love seeing incredibly talented artists at work.

We are thrilled to have such an amazing guest list this year with artists joining us from across the world and from so many different genres of comic art."

– Julie Tait, Festival Director
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