Joe Gordon

In Review: Benjamin Dix and Lindsay Pollock’s powerful “Vanni”

By Benjamin Dix and Lindsay Pollock Published by Myriad Editions & New Internationalist New Internationalist and Myriad Editions have collaborated on another graphic reportage work, following the fascinating and moving Escaping War and Waves by Olivier Kugler last year (reviewed… Read More ›

In Review: Traces of the Great War

Publisher: Image Comics (English Edition)/ Editions de la Gouttière (French Edition) Out: Now The Book: Traces of the Great War is a remarkable, original collection of 18 thought provoking graphic short stories bridging the past and present. Internationally-acclaimed comic book artists, graphic… Read More ›

In Review: Modern Slorance – The Finland Issue – Travel, art, food, tortoises!

Modern Slorance: the Finland Issue, by Neil Slorance “Saunas, Moomins, Food, Romance and more!” A wee disclaimer before I start: I love Neil Slorance’s comics. I first came across them in the (sadly now defunct) Plan B Books down by the… Read More ›

Sally Heathcote “Director’s Commentary” reveals creators secrets about new graphic novel

(with thanks to Joe Gordon): Writer Mary Talbot and artist Kate Charlesworth have their guest Director’s Commentary on the making of their upcoming book Sally Heathcote – Suffragette on the Forbidden Planet International blog today. “For those not familiar with… Read More ›

Director’s Commentary: Creating “Dotter of her Father’s Eyes” by Mary Talbot

This article was first published on 13th January 2012 on the Forbidden Planet International Blog by Joe Gordon and is re-published here with the permission of Mary Talbot I’m always fascinated to learn more about how works of art come… Read More ›

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