We’ve all had that awkward first meeting with a new partner’s parents, but what if they turn out to be hideous people who actually make your partner worse by being around them? This is the central premise of Charlot Kristensen’s debut book from Avery Hill, but will our heroine Farai deal with this encounter? Publisher: […]
Indie Graphic Novels
It’s been a couple of years since we first saw pages from Matthew Dooley’s long awaited debut graphic novel Flake about rival ice cream men in a small Northern town, and now it is finally here. And the great news is that its now melted in the sunshine! Publisher: Penguin Random House Writer: Matthew Dooley […]
There is a quote by English Poet John Milton that states “The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven”. Well, In nearly a decade, Big Punch Studio’s Jon Lock seems to have taken this notion almost literally as he has created his own Heaven […]
This new book from Humanoids’ H1 Imprint has a classic ‘why the hell would even do that’ horror premise, as a young family from London move out to rural Northumberland into a cobweb covered cottage for the summer only to get caught up in a world of pagan sacrifice and witchcraft in Nicnevin and the […]
The second volume of Max de Radigués’ tale of two teenage castaways sees our heroes on a fresh island and looking to fight off a pack of hungry wolves in order to survive in Stig and Tilde: Leader of the Pack, coming soon from Nobrow Press. Publisher: Nobrow Press Writer: Max de Radigués Artist: Max […]
This years award for ‘graphic-novel-we-really-should-have-read-sooner’ goes to Tillie Walden’s Are You Listening? A thoughtful and powerful road story of two young women travelling through Texas with a supernatural cat.
Carol Isaac’s thought provoking memoir of the former Jewish resident of Iraq is an immersive and thought provoking read of the highest order.
Mikel is the story of Mark Bellido’s foray into the world of being a bodyguard. Bellido was a bodyguard for potential targets of the Basque separatist movement ETA in the Basque Country for four years. Publisher: SelfMadeHero Writer: Mark Bellido Artist: Judith Vanistendael Price: £24.99 from Amazon Originally from Seville, Bellido upped sticks and moved […]
Isadora is a beautifully drawn comic book written by Julie Birmant and drawn by Clément Oubrere. They combine to write an intriguing biography about one of the art world’s lesser-known but extremely influential figures, Isadora Duncan. Publisher: SelfMadeHero Writer: Julie Birmant Artist: Clément Oubrere Price: £14.99 from Amazon Isadora Duncan, who performed across Europe, was […]
For the past few years, Luke Pearson’s Hilda books have been a hidden gem within the comics world, that only an enlightened few seemed to be aware of. However with our favourite blue haired troll botherer now having a hit animated series on Netflix, it seem that the whole world is getting in on the […]