Tag Archives | Dark Humour


By Manix Abrera Publisher: Ablaze ISBN: 9781684970612 Winner of the Philippine National Book Award, Manix Abrera’s 14 is a collection of silent tales centred around Philippine folklore. Abrera is a regular cartoonist on the Philippine Daily. Here he uses dark humour and his graphic storytelling skills to deliver the self-contained but connected tales. They don’t shy […]

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The Book Tour

By Andi Watson Publisher: Top Shelf ISBN: 9781603094795 I bought this one on the strength of the cover illustration and a very brief synopsis. The cover features a character sat at a table surrounded by towering bookshelves, utterly dwarfed by them in fact. It’s a simple line drawing with economic colouring, but it packs a […]

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Notes On A Case Of Melancholia, or: A Little Death

By Nicholas Gurewitch Publisher: Perrible Books ISBN: None given Nicholas Gurewitch is the exceptional talent behind the Perry Bible Fellowship strips, the off-kilter and often dark comics that exploit Gurewitch’s artistic and cerebral versatility. A few years ago he announced a Kickstarter project, a book featuring Death, and being a fan of his work I […]

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