A compilation of Tillie Walden’s published works with Avery Hill? All in one volume? Sign us up! Alone in Space brings together some of our very favourite comics from the last few years, but can this new collection live up to our lofty expectations and offer something new to long time readers and newcomers alike?
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In her debut graphic novel, The Roles We Play, Sabba Khan presents a look into the day-to-day life of a second-generation Muslim born in the UK. This touching memoir explores what identity, belonging and memory mean for her and her family against the backdrop of this history.
We’re back with Volume 2 of Dani and Ramen: A Nomad’s Tale by the awesome Jake Morrison. Will this intriguing second issue answer all our burning questions from the first volume? Scroll on, dear reader! Publisher: Fishdog Studios Writer: Jake Morrison Artist: Jake Morrison Price: $15.99 from Fishdog Studios By the time we get to […]
Let’s go on a monster-hunting, food tasting, wild adventure through a mystical land with nomad brother’s Dani and Ramen! Will they find out who (or what?) destroyed their home in this intriguing first volume?
Do you sometimes feel all alone in the world? You aren’t the only one. SG (short for Sad Ghost) has anxious swirling thoughts and feels totally invisible. But when he meets a kindred spirit named Socks, his night begins to improve. Become a member of The Sad Ghost Club yourself, with this heart-warming story about inclusivity from Lize Meddings.
We’ve all heard of Sigmund Freud: the founding father of psychoanalysis, interpreter of dreams, creator of the theories of repression and the Freudian slip. But we’ve heard very little about one of his earliest disciples, Howard Frink. In ‘Frink and Freud: The American Patient’, writer Pierre Pèju and artist Lionel Richerand attempt to amend this, by telling Frink’s bizarre story from beginning to end, and how he inadvertently cast a dark shadow over Freud’s professional career.
An ousted magician, banned from her guard because of patriarchal sexism. An ex-police detective who brutally lost her arm. Alone they struggle, together they form the supernatural crime fighting duo Smithers and Wing.
True love can be a tricky concept to comprehend, especially as a teenager with no experience. What constitutes love? Is it sex? Attraction? Romance? And do you need a romantic partner to be truly happy? On her summer holiday, Viola learns a lot more about love than she expected in Assia Petricelli and Sergio Ricardi’s ‘Forever’.
Imagine watching others undeservedly live in the lap of luxury due to their status whilst you struggle to pay the bills, get enough food to live, and provide for your family, working every day for a pittance. Would you think that this is fair? Protagonist Frank Owen certainly doesn’t think so in Sophie and Scarlett Rickard’s faithful graphic novel adaptation of Robert Tressell’s socialist novel, ‘The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists’.
Set in five different corners of London (East, West, North, South and Central), Ramzee’s ‘LDN’ takes us on a journey through the London underground, stopping to tell five completely different narratives. Told in short story format with unique art-styles for each tale, Ramzee gives the reader a varied social commentary on what it’s really like to live in the big city.