Comics and poetry collide!
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 ›
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn not only attended the launch of “The Many Not the Few” in Parliament on Monday 20th May 2019 – he bought four copies, too, and made a very nice speech saying how much he liked it…. Read More ›
The UK has a long tradition of making good comic books. Yet since the 1980s, sales of comics in newsagents, while still stronger than some magazine sectors, have declined drastically. Comic creator Sean Michael Wilson – author of the upcoming graphic novel The Many Not the Few with artist Robert Brown, introduced by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, is calling for better funding support for comic art projects to encourage creators.
Escaping Wars and Waves is an exhibition opening next month in London, featuring reportage graphic artist Olivier Kugler‘s drawings with texts documenting the circumstances of Syrian refugees he met on assignments commissioned by Medicins sans Frontieres. Olivier travelled to Domiz… Read More ›
Fight the Power! is a new comic anthology charting the story of struggle against authority over the last 200 years and in several English speaking countries. Th book will be in the spotlight at the upcoming Lakes International Comic Art… Read More ›