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Rusty Brown

By Chris Ware Publisher: Jonathan Cape ISBN: 9780224078139 Chris Ware has put out a few books since the immensely successful Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid On Earth. All of them have highlighted his incredibly precise and beautifully designed cartoons. This new book feels much more like a companion piece to Jimmy Corrigan in its formatting […]

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Dull Margaret

By Jim Broadbent and Dix Publisher: Fantagraphics ISBN: 9781683960980 Guardian cartoonist Dix has teamed up with actor Jim Broadbent to create a graphic novel crammed with dark self interest and black humour – and it’s rather good, too. I’ve no idea if Broadbent’s a fan of comics and cartooning, but he’s done an excellent job […]

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The One Hundred Nights Of Hero

By Isabel Greenberg Publisher: Jonathan Cape ISBN: 9780224101950 It’s quite an art to tell a new story and make it feel like a centuries old fable. Neil Gaiman does it well and often, but precious few others have the gift to infuse a story with the possibilities of magic, fate and serendipity. In The One […]

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