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Maaike Hartjes draws her burnout

April 10, 2018 | 1 Comments

Some three years ago, Dutch cartoonist Maaike Hartjes suddenly found herself incapable of anything. Even the littlest task was too much, simply checking the time tables for the bus caused panic attacks. She was diagnosed...

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Normally we aim to run our occasional Director’s Commentary features (where we give over the space to the writers and artists to talk about their latest work in their own words, in whatever way they...

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The University of Dundee will be hosting the 7th International Comics and Medicine Conference: Stage and Pages, from Thursday 7th to Saturday the 9th of July. From the description: “The theme of this year’s conference,...

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Wrinkles Paco Roca, Knockabout Comics The beautiful thoughtfulness of this comic, is hidden within its human charm, an artistic neatness paralleling it’s pleasant story, as we watch a most horrible thing, the inevitability of ageing...

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Review: Worry Wart

September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Worry Wart By Dani Abram Someone, somewhere is either going to write a piece / already has for all I know, bemoaning the number of comics out there dealing with mental health issues of all...

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(Katie Green and Matilda Tristram signing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, pic from my Flickr) The Edinburgh International Book Festival‘s 2014 bash kicked off on Saturday, and on the Stripped segment of comics events...

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The Bad Doctor will see you now…

June 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Bad Doctor By Ian Williams Myriad Editions Ah, the exciting and varied life of a modern British GP. Or possibly not....

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Reviews: Hoax – Psychosis Blues

May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hoax Psychosis Blues Ravi Thornton, Illustrated by Bryan Talbot, Rian Hughes, Julian Hanshaw, Karrie Fransman, Mark Stafford, Hannah Berry, Rhiana Jade, Ian Jones, Leonardo M. Giron, Rozi Hathaway Ziggy’s Wish When I reviewed Ravi Thornton’s...

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We’ve been following Katie Green‘s work for a good while here on the blog, and her major new work, the autobiographical Lighter Than My Shadow has been on the Must Read list for most of...

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Darryl Cunningham is no stranger to this blog – his Super Sam strip graced the site weekly for a good, long run, and as he worked on a very different beast, Psychiatric Tales, we became...

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