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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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Paradise Lost, Pablo Auladell (adapted from John Milton), Jonathan Cape John Milton wrote – or more accurately dictated, as he was blind by this point – his epic poem Paradise Lost during the mid-1600s, the...

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Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus, Chester Brown, Drawn & Quarterly Chester Brown has to be one of our more uniquely interesting comickers, tackling sensitive – indeed even controversial for some – subject matter...

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The Tithe #1, Matt Hawkins, Rahsan Ekedal, Bill Farmer, Image/Top Cow “Believe in me – send no money Died on the cross and that ain’t funny But my so called friends are making me a...

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Judas: the Last Days, W Maxwell Prince, John Amor, IDW Publishing I’ve very much been looking forward to reading this book, every since I saw it in IDW’s solicitations a few months ago. Knowing little...

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While adding forthcoming graphic novels to our pre-orders I’m always also scanning away for interesting new works coming up, stories that make my bookseller-senses tingle and make me think yes, even though I’ve never come...

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“Bad hijab day” – if there’s one thing that made me cough up my tea from laughing, it’s this concept from a short strip by German cartoonist Soufeina Hamed (I sympathise, I’ve often had “bad bandana days”...

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News, views and oddities #5

October 25, 2012 | 4 Comments

News, Views and Oddities, where we link to various bits and bobs which have grabbed our attention, encompassing comics, books, illustration, design and film. Clicking fingers at the ready.            ...

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Review: Flocks #1 A Paradox of Faith L. Nichols

October 22, 2012 | 2 Comments

Flocks L. Nichols Grindstone Comics A Paradox of Faith is the first issue in L Nichols’ autobiographical comic charting her struggle to reconcile her faith and sexuality as she grows up. Religion and sexuality can...

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Please God, Find Me A Husband By Simone Lia Jonathan Cape Right. Let’s get a couple of things out of the way first. If you think Simone Lia’s latest book is about some desperate single...

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