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Reviews: How to Survive in the North

November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

How to Survive in the North, Luke Healy, Nobrow Press First off, apologies for the tardiness of this piece; I read How To Survive in the North a while ago, put it to one side...

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Luther animated

November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Five hundred years almost to the day after he published his theses by nailing them to the church door in Wittenberg, church reformer Martin Luther finally is the hero of his own animated short. Directed by Magnus...

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In April of this year we lost one of our most gifted and influential creators in the rich heritage of British comics, Leo Baxendale, passing away at the age of eighty-six. Or I should say...

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Reviews: Graphic Science

October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Graphic Science: Seven Journeys of Discovery, Darryl Cunningham, Myriad Editions Now here is one of 2017’s UK graphic novel releases that I’ve been eagerly awaiting. Quite a few years ago Darryl Cunningham was our cartoonist...

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Slugfest: Inside the Epic 50-year Battle Between marvel & DC, Reed Tucker, Sphere Growing up as a comics reader there was often a dividing line for many – are you DC or Marvel? Personally, even...

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A Castle in England, Jamie Rhodes, with art by Isaac Lenkiewicz, Briony May Smith, William Exley, Becky Palmer, Isabel Greenberg Nobrow Press Castles. There’s something wonderfully evocative about castles, our shared history in stone, some...

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Remembering

June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

D-Day, the 6th of June (Schulz after Mauldin)...

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I’m delighted to see that some of the talent behind the fascinating and quite moving Last Man on the Moon documentary (reviewed here last year), director David Fairhead and producers Keith Haviland and Gareth Dodds, have...

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The Shoah Memorial in Paris is host to an important exhibition throughout the year, highlighting the representation of the persecution of the Jews using comics. Starting from Horst Rosenthal’s quite remarkable Mickey Au Camp De Gurs,...

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Kindred, Octavia Butler, Damian Duffy, John Jennings, Abrams ComicArts The late Octavia Butler has, for me, been one of our most fascinating science fiction writers – the first SF author to win a coveted MacArthur...

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