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A New Jerusalem

By Benjamin Dickson Publisher: New Internationalist ISBN: 9781780264424 A New Jerusalem is a story of new beginnings at the end of WW2 where an eleven-year-old boy awaits the return of his father. They live in Bristol, heavily bombed during the war, where rationing still bites and children play amongst the bombed-out detritus of other people’s […]

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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 Lighthouse

By Paco Roca Publisher: NBM ISBN: 9781681120560 Set during the Spanish Civil War, The Lighthouse is the story of Francisco, a rifleman in the Republican guard attempting to flee to France to escape the fascists. Desperate and wounded, he is found floating in the sea by Telmo, the guardian of remote lighthouse, who takes him […]

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Red Baron Vol 2: Rain of Blood

By Veys & Puerta Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849182119 Using an intriguing art style and a fictional take on a real historical figure, the first volume certainly hooked me in. Puerta is audaciously combining digital painting with manipulated period photography to generate an immersive and atmospheric tone that further blurs the lines between fact and fiction. […]

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