With Superstate, Blur’s Graham Coxon joins Margaret Atwood and Keanu Reeves in the ‘Comics Written By People Who Aren’t Famous For Writing Comics’ club. But is Superstate a Great Escape or is it more a case or Modern Life is Rubbish?
Set in 1930’s USA during The Great Depression, photographer John Clark is tasked with documenting the Dust Bowl; a period of severe dust storms that damage ecology and agriculture. But how much can photographs help the plight of the people when it comes to deadly dust storms wreaking havoc? Find out in Aimée de Jongh’s new graphic novel, Days of Sand!
‘What is it, being a man? Do stars have a gender?’ Call Me Nathan from Catherine Castro and Quentin Zuttion follows Nathan’s journey through self-discovery and gender identity from a confused teenage girl to a confident man. Will this be another stellar read about serious issues from SelfMadeHero? Let’s find out!
Now available in a gorgeous paperback edition, we revisit Molly Mendoza’s Skip from Nobrow Press, which falls into the same Studio Ghibli-esque folktale inspired world that we loved in their recent releases like Hicotea or Gamayun Tales. As a young boy is transported into a dream like other world, along with his strange new friend […]
Comics and music might seem like strange bedfellows but they’ve been hanging out together for decades, from The Archies in the sixties to more recent fare like Ed Piskor’s Hip Hop Family Tree. Now David Gedge from indie legends The Wedding Present has joined the fray with the first volume of his autobiography Go Out […]
Pirates! Magic! Miniature kings! Scout Comic’s new graphic novel The Mapmaker gives us all of this in a tale of derring-do on the high seas, but is this new collection from Ben Slabak and Francesca Carita a treasure trove or should it be lost at sea?
White Ash: Season 1 by Charlie Stickney, Conor Hughes and Tim Cramb, is a series about forbidden romance blossoming between two people in a town filled with incredible, fairytale-esque secrets. But can Scout Comics’ fantasy series give us a ‘happy ever after’ or will it turn out to be the stuff of nightmares?
Reinhard Kleist’s Knock Out! The True Story of Emile Griffith is one of those amazing stories, which if you read it as a work of fiction you would say it was too outlandish and not at all realistic. But that’s what makes this story of a gay black boxer in the 1960s (who was not only world champion at multiple weights, but also a renowned hat maker and ladies tailor) even more fascinating.
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.
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?