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Corpse Talk: Queens & Kings

By Adam & Lisa Murphy Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781788450324 Adam and Lisa Murphy are not resting on their laurels with regards their previous books because here’s another one. Once again it breathes life into the dusty cadaver of history by animating some fascinating figures of the past. This time it’s royalty, going as […]

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The Bluecoats Vol 11: Cossack Circus

By Lambil & Cauvin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183833 The Bluecoats return with another tale of Chesterfield and Blutch, the 22nd Cavalrymen attempting to survive the American Civil War. On this occasion the cavalry’s numbers are so depleted by deadly charges at the enemy there’s not much of a cavalry left, so Chesterfield and Blutch are […]

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The Inking Woman: 250 Years Of Women Cartoon And Comic Artists In Britain

By Streeten & Tate Publisher: Myriad Editions ISBN: 9780995590083 The successful Inking Woman exhibition held at the Cartoon Museum during 2017 has been splendidly transposed into a hardback book, and I have to say it’s rather excellent. Comprehensive in its scope covering caricaturists, gag cartoonists, editorial and strip cartoonists, and comic creators, it’s a celebration […]

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Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Women

By Adam & Lisa Murphy Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910989609 If you’re not familiar with the Corpse Talk format by now, here’s a brief introduction. Cartoonified Adam Murphy digs up the bodies of notable, and sometimes obscure, historical figures and then proceeds to interview them about their life’s achievements in the manner of a […]

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The Last Templar Vol 4: The Falcon Temple

By Khoury & Lalor Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183222 The modern day narrative of this series has existed hand-in-hand with the tale of the last of the Templars some 700 years before, weaving between the two to reveal more secrets, and now those story threads are drawing together for this final act. Tess is in Athens, […]

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Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Scientists

By Adam & Lisa Murphy Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910989807 The British comic The Phoenix has given us many contemporary gems, but one of the shiniest has to be Corpse Talk, where cartoonist Adam Murphy draws himself interviewing famous and influential figures from the past in the form of animated cadavers. Mixing humour, history […]

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