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Zookie The Dragon

By Keri Johnson Publisher: Keri Johnson Starting out as a cartoonist these days is no easy thing with so few publications publishing gags and strips. Fortunately this has gone hand in hand with the growth of the webcomic, where cartoonists are free to explore their creativity and test material. You may have  come across the […]

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The Bluecoats Vol 10: The Blues In Black And White

By Lambil & Cauvin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183413 Blutch and Chesterfield are back in the saddle of the American Civil War, charging repeatedly into enemy fire and picking their way back through the carnage. One such return places them rather too close to some exploding shells and Chesterfield finds himself blown into a tree. By […]

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Lesser Spotted Animals

By Martin Brown Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910989562 Martin Brown is the exquisitely talented cartoon illustrator from the Horrible Histories books, a contribution that turned a great idea into a brilliant set of books. Now he’s back with a book of his own, donning both illustrator and writer’s hats for what must have made […]

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The Art Of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

By Sonny Liew Publisher: Pantheon ISBN: 9781101870693 The Art Of Charlie Chan Hock Chye is, without a doubt, a book that takes you by surprise, and I’m wondering just how often a graphic novel can genuinely claim to have that effect. Presented as a biography of one of Singapore’s most treasured cartoonists, now in his […]

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Namibia: Episode 4

By Rodolphe, Leo & Marchal Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183284 Strange encounters, unexplained sightings, and a curious subterranean base all appear to be connected, but Kathy Austin is struggling to connect them, and put them in context in the world of the 1940s’. Sir Charles, her superior and perhaps her strongest ally and champion, doubts her […]

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