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Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Three)

When Marvel UK shrunk its original strip output in the mid-1990s, not being a 2000AD reader, comic creator and reader Andy Luke had nowhere to go. He came to find that the small press, often photocopied works, were a core part of British comics…  This is the third and final part of Andy’s celebration ofContinue reading Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Three)

Guernsey Literature Festival 2015 Poster

The Art Of The Graphic Novel: Adapted and Inspired

There has long been a tradition of comics and graphic novels adapting, or drawing inspiration from, well-known stories, and “The Art Of The Graphic Novel: Adapted and Inspired“, an exhibition that’s part of the Guernsey Literary Festival (on now, running until 21st September 2015), presents a selection of the original artwork from five of theContinue reading The Art Of The Graphic Novel: Adapted and Inspired

World War One poems brought to life through comics in “Above the Dreamless Dead”

  Above the Dreamless Dead, out on 23rd September, is a splendid World War One trench poem anthology edited by Chris Duffy (Nursery Rhyme Comics, Fairy Tale Comics), published by First Second, which includes work by Hunt Emerson, Luke Pearson, Pat Mills and David Hitchcock and many other great British comic creators. Isabel Greenberg , who adapted  “AndContinue reading World War One poems brought to life through comics in “Above the Dreamless Dead”