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After his delightful run of Super-Sam strips here on the blog a good number of years ago, Darryl Cunningham crafted one of the first books out of the then-new Blank Slate Books stable, the extremely...

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I’m delighted to welcome back to the blog Gareth Brookes for his second time on our Director’s Commentary (a series of irregular guest posts where we step back and let the creators talk about their...

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Jade Sarson‘s forthcoming For the Love of God, Marie! (being published by Myriad Editions in July), takes us through several decades of changing British society and social attitudes – family, gender issues, views on race,...

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Simon Moreton‘s work has featured a number of times on here, and I am delighted to welcome him as our latest guest in our occasional Director’s Commentary series, where I keep my editorial nose largely...

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Costa Award-winning Mary and Bryan Talbot┬áreturn this spring with what looks like another fascinating – and hopefully also an eye-opening – work, The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia, which is published by Jonathan...

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Myriad Editions have a fine knack for picking out interesting and unusual comics tales to publish, and Will Volley‘s The Opportunity is another intriguing addition to their stable. It’s brave to have a central character...

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I’ve followed Brit comicker David Baillie‘s work for years – well known among the British small press scene for his self-published work he has also increasingly been appearing in the venerable 2000 AD via the...

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I first came across Filmish by Edward Ross in its original self-published form as a wee A5 comic, appropriately enough picking up that first issue in Edinburgh’s Filmhouse (cinema, cafe, home to the film fest...

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I first encountered William Goldsmith‘s work when Cape published his Vingettes of Ystov, which was a delightfully unusual-looking work, with a very distinctive art style, taking a chain of two-page, often wonderfully odd short stories...

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Julian Hanshaw earned himself a justified reputation with his 2008 win of the annual Cape/Observer/Comica Short Graphic Story Prize, an event which has become something of a fixture on the UK comics calendar and a...

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