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Flake

By Matthew Dooley Publisher: Jonathan Cape ISBN: 9781787330580 This is cartoonist Matthew Dooley’s first graphic novel and he’s off to a flying start. A quintessentially British tale of the ice cream man, Howard is slightly down-trodden but seemingly content with his lot. The patch once belonged to his dad, although we soon learn that his […]

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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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Mooncop

By Tom Gauld Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly ISBN: 9781770462540 For me, the best comedy is the understated stuff. The gags that don’t shout in your face, or are designed just to elicit a wry slime rather than a belly laugh, using subtlety and a respectful nod to the reader. Tom Gauld’s Mooncop is built on […]

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