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Giles The Collection 2020

By Giles, compiled by John Field Publisher: Express Newspapers ISBN: 9780600634775 There’s still plenty to enjoy in a Giles cartoon. Each one is an individual time capsule evoking how we used to live. Much of it still rings true today, but often the passage of years is laid bare by the decor, vehicles, or a […]

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LOVE And Other Weird Things

By Rich Sparks Publisher: idwpublishing.com ISBN: 9781684055791 Some of you may know Rich Sparks if you follow The New Yorker in one of its many forms, but he’s cropped up in many other places too. His cartoons are curiously odd, a little dark, acerbic and occasionally acidic. Dabbling in the slightly more unsavoury and unwholesome […]

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Giant Days Volume 1

By Allison, Treiman and Cogar Publisher: Boom! Box ISBN: 9781608867899 I bloomin’ well love John Allison’s Bad Machinery strip. It’s sassy, funny, quirky, inventive and unlike anything else I’ve read. Well, until I read Giant Days. Giant Days doesn’t attempt to recreate the characters and scenarios of Bad Machinery but it does thrum with the […]

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Baggage

By The Etherington Brothers Publisher: The DFC Library ISBN: 9780385618571 The Etherington Brothers were born two decades too late. Although benefiting from the inspirational material they grew up on, the market they so completely excel in is but a shadow of its former self, with many a nipper, squinny and pipsqueak distracted by YouTube Fail […]

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Gomer Goof Vol 3: Gone With The Goof!

By Franquin  Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184090 Franquin’s absurdly useless creation returns for another volume. By now we’re all quite familiar with Gomer’s world and place of work, so certain repeating gags and call-backs just keep working better and better. As featured on the cover, this book features Gomer’s efforts to make a new musical instrument […]

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King Coo: The Curse Of The Mummy’s Gold

By Adam Stower Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781788450522 Every now and then you come across a book that sits slightly outside the norm, and this is very much one of those. Aimed at kids, this combines prose with comic-style storytelling. And it’s about a girl called King Coo who has a beard and lives […]

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