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The Complete Peanuts

By Schulz Publisher: Fantagraphics/Canongate ISBN: Various volumes I’ve written a couple of reviews, here and here, about some of the earlier collections in this series, and now some six years later I’ve managed to make my way through to the 26th and final volume, so here’s a little run down of the package as a […]

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Hellbound Lifestyle

By Pizzo & Forsyth Publisher: Retrofit Comics ISBN: 9781940398563 Hellbound Lifestyle is a comic spawned from living in the 21st century, with particular emphasis on the direct relationship the writer shares with her phone. What was once recorded in a diary is now noted down in an app, written up in a Word document or […]

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Walt & Skeezix

By Frank O King Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly ISBN: 9781896597645 You may well know nothing of Walt & Skeezix, but you may have heard of the cartoon strip Gasoline Alley. This was a strip told in real time, so whereas Peanuts would see Linus in the pumpkin patch every year for several decades, the characters […]

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Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection

By Kate Beaton Publisher: Jonathan Cape ISBN: 9781910702222 New voices in the world of comic strips are increasingly rare (there are plenty of new strips but often too similar to something that’s come before) so it’s always pleasing to come across something that’s both original and funny. Beaton’s Hark! A Vagrant strips are a heady […]

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