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.
Indie Graphic Novels
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 […]
Vanni, is a powerful new graphic novel that looks at the civil war in Sri Lanka, that occured in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami.
This new graphic novel from Molly Mendoza and Nobrow press 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 they must attempt to find their […]
The team behind the Artemis Fowl graphic novels bring us Illegal, a poignant story about economic migrants trying to find a better life in Europe.
Part of their Art Masters series, SelfMadeHero’s Basquiat graphic novel chronicles the chaotic life of one of the 20th century’s most interesting artists
Beneath the fairly unassuming cover of In Waves, is a poignant and heart breaking tale of love and loss that is interspersed with a history of surfing.