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Biscuits (assorted)

By Jenny Robins Publisher: Myriad Editions ISBN: 9781912408290 Jenny Robins won the Myriad First Graphic Novel competition back in 2018 with an extract from Biscuits (assorted). She has been diligently working on it ever since. That work went right through the early 2020 lockdown, as is reflected by aspects of the story. But it’s not […]

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Asterix, Obelix and Dogmatix

Asterix in Britain!

Asterix in Britain: Life and Work of René Goscinny Jewish Museum London presents a major retrospective exhibition on the life and work of René Goscinny (1926-1977), the ingenious writer of beloved comics such as Astérix and Lucky Luke, an artist who revolutionised the genre and dissolved the divide between learned and popular culture. Over 100 items […]

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Mega Robo Rumble

By Neill Cameron Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910989814 In this second volume we now find the robot children Alex and Freddy as fully made members of R.A.I.D., a special government unit that helps protect the country against robots with ill intent. And they’re loving it. But the country doesn’t suffer from troublesome robot problems […]

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William Hogarth - Gin Lane

Hogarth’s London

Cartoon Museum 22 October 2014 – 18 January 2015 “Other pictures we look at – his prints we read” – Charles Lamb, on the genius of Hogarth. William Hogarth (1697-1764), one of the great chroniclers of London, captured the highs and especially the lows of life in London in his paintings and engravings. His acute […]

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