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While December and early January tend to be where we run our Best of the Year series from guests and the blog crew, looking back (see here for our 2016 choices), later January is where...

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Comics: Jens Harder at the Edinburgh Book Fest

August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Final day of the world’s largest public literary bash at the Edinburgh International Book Festival yesterday, and another gloriously warm, bright, sunny day as I headed in to see German creator Jens Harder discussing his...

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Hot Jazz With Max Zillion And Alto Ego, Hunt Emerson, Knockabout After a successful Kickstarter campaign we can now enjoy this collection by the great Hunt Emerson, one of the treasures of Brit comicking, much...

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Alpha Hardcover, Jens Harder, Knockabout   I’ve very much been looking forward to Knockabout publishing Jen Harder’s Alpha, the first of a projected three graphic works which aim to take in one of the grandest...

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Upcoming: Hieronymous

September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Another fascinatingly weird sounding graphic novel due out from Knockabout… “Hieronymous Bosch – visionary creator of demons, elusive genius, humble craftsman. His work belongs to the most iconic images of the late Middle Ages, but...

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After weeks of our traditional guest Best of the Year series all through December and early January looking back at the previous year, it’s now time to look forwards, and again we’re having a peek...

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Reviews: Roca’s wonderful, bittersweet Wrinkles

February 13, 2015 | 3 Comments

Wrinkles, Paco Roca, Knockabout Yes, I know James has already reviewed this (see here) a few weeks ago ahead of it’s release, but there are some books which you can’t resist posting another review of,...

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Review: Calculus Cat

December 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

Calculus Cat By Hunt Emerson Knockabout An absolute joy to see this out there, Kickstarted successfully earlier this year, a fine, fine collection of some of Hunt Emerson’s best work with his magnificently put upon,...

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Upcoming: Hunt Emerson’s Calculus Cat!

October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s never a bad day when some classic Hunt Emerson comes your way! Our chums at fine Brit Indy comics press Knockabout have Hunt’s Calculus Cat coming this November. We’re huge fans of Hunt’s work...

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Reviews: the Hartlepool Monkey

September 20, 2013 | 5 Comments

The Hartlepool Monkey Wilfrid Lupano, Jeremie Moreau Knockabout There is something rather appropriate about this tale born of the Franco-English wars of the Napoleonic crossing la manche from its French publisher to a British one....

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