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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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Beano writer Tommy Donbavand was diagnosed with inoperable throat cancer just a few short weeks ago. In this interview, he talks about his novels and comics, writing a blog about dealing with his cancer and how...

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Comics: “Mom Body”

June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

GUTS magazine has an excellent online comic from Rebecca Roher, Mom Body, following not just a story about a friend becoming pregnant and giving birth, but going into detail about the remarkable (and I’d imagine...

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Production company Remstar has just released the first trailer to Paul A Quebec, the feature film based on the graphic novel with the same name by Canadian cartoonist Michel Rabagliati. The film tells the story...

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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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(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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Comics: the Courage To Be Me

March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Katie Green posts on her involvement in a multi-artist collaboration with Nina Burrowes on Nina’s story The Courage To Be Me, which takes on a very delicate and emotional subject, following five fictional women in...

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Review: Lighter Than My Shadow

February 12, 2014 | 1 Comments

Lighter Than My Shadow By Katie Green Jonathan Cape To be honest this review is long overdue, I’ve already pinned my colours to the mast by making this one of my top 10 books of...

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Upcoming: Lighter Than My Shadow

May 3, 2013 | 1 Comments

Here’s an upcoming graphic novel I think a lot of folks in the Brit comics community are going to want to read, Lighter Than My Shadow, a very honest autobiographical comic work by someone well...

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The comics community is waking to some bad news this morning – Fantagraphics’ own Kim Thompson, a huge champion of quality, innovative comics creators and Indy publishing, is facing a struggle with lung cancer. Fanta...

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