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By Clarrie and Blanche Pope Publisher: Minor Compositions ISBN: 9781570273940 As the hunger to build new homes in London intensifies, older communities in older housing are being pushed aside so new developments can be built. One particular tower block is already emptying out. This makes it a prime target for squatters Rain, Eva, Tomek, Will […]

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Biscuits (assorted)

By Jenny Robins Publisher: Myriad Editions ISBN: 9781912408290 Jenny Robins won the Myriad First Graphic Novel competition back in 2018 with an extract from Biscuits (assorted). She has been diligently working on it ever since. That work went right through the early 2020 lockdown, as is reflected by aspects of the story. But it’s not […]

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By Matthew Dooley Publisher: Jonathan Cape ISBN: 9781787330580 This is cartoonist Matthew Dooley’s first graphic novel and he’s off to a flying start. A quintessentially British tale of the ice cream man, Howard is slightly down-trodden but seemingly content with his lot. The patch once belonged to his dad, although we soon learn that his […]

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