UPCOMING: Tom Humberstone’s Ellipsis

Published On June 26, 2012 | By Richard Bruton | Comics, Upcoming

El•lip•sis (noun)

From Ancient Greek (elleipsis) to leave out, fall short

1. A mark or series of marks used to indicate an intentional omission, unfinished thought or a trailing off into silence. The ellipsis can also inspire a feeling of melancholy or longing.

2. A sudden leap from one topic to another.

3. A comic composed of six standalone but interconnected short stories by Tom Humberstone

Issue 1/6 Pregnant Pause. A young woman contemplates the transient and incongruous nature of airports as she begins a new chapter of her life.

Following the 4th Volume of Solipsistic Pop, Humberstone promised back in his best of 2011 post that he’d get Solipsistic Pop Volume 5 out in November and would see Ellipsis Issue 1 out by April/May.

Okay, the self-imposed deadline may have gone for a burton, but the first issue will be out in July. It has to be…. Humberstone’s got a launch party at GOSH London in July:

And here are some little preview pieces from the comic, culled from Humberstone’s blog:

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About The Author

Richard Bruton
- Started in comics retail aged 16 at Nostalgia & Comics, Birmingham. Now located in Yorkshire, he's written for the Forbidden Planet International Blog since 2007. Specialising in UK Comics and All-Ages comics, Richard's day job in a primary school allowed him to build the best children's graphic novel library in the country.

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