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Billionaires: The Lives Of The Rich & Powerful

By Darryl Cunningham Publisher: Myriad Editions ISBN: 9781912408221 With Christmas but a memory, how many of you have purchased a gift from Amazon? The retail behemoth’s meteoric rise is one of three tales told in Billionaires, a brilliant book by Darryl Cunningham. It explores the ruthless practices that have lifted four individuals to billionaire status. […]

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Caravaggio Vol 1: The Palette & The Sword

By Milo Manara Publisher: Dark Horse ISBN: 9781506703398 Often the illustrator of other people’s stories, Milo Manara has brought his formidable talents to the page once again, but this time as the writer as well. The topic is one of the world’s greatest painters, Caravaggio, clearly a personal passion and inspiration for Manara and one […]

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My Dancing Bear: The Story Of Reg Smythe

By Hélène de Klerk Publisher: Elysee Associates ISBN: 9780993453007 It’s hard to imagine now, but in the early 1960s Andy Capp was a very big deal indeed. There had never been anything quite like Andy in a comic strip before, with his work-shy ways, boozing and, certainly in the earlier strips, wife-beating, although Andy’s wife […]

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Rosalie Lightning

By Tom Hart Publisher: St Martin’s Press ISBN: 9781250049940 There cannot be many experiences worse than losing a child. A difficult subject at the best of times and you’d be forgiven for thinking it an impossible subject for an original graphic novel. And yet this was something that happened to cartoonist Tom Hart, and this […]

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