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On his website, Flemish artist Wouter Mannaert has made the announcement of his next project, a biography of American photographer, Arthur Fellig, better known as Weegee (one of my photography heroes – Editor). Largely recognised as one of...

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Transmetropolitan Volume 1: Back on the Streets, Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, DC/Vertigo “I could never write unless I was in the City. But when I was here, and I was on, I could blow the...

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Charlie Hebdo offices attacked

January 7, 2015 | 1 Comments

Horrible, horrible news breaking today about a massacre in the offices of Charlie Hebdo, the satirical French magazine, which as well as news is also well-known for its satirical cartoons, like a Gallic cousin of...

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Comics: anniversaries, creators and the media

January 8, 2014 | 3 Comments

Several weeks back the BBC Scotland did some coverage of Minnie the Minx, marking her sixtieth anniversary in the immortal Beano. The television news piece included talking to some staff at DC Thomson and some...

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Singapore Comics Special: Scenegapore by Miel

February 5, 2013 | 1 Comments

Scenegapore Miel Epigram Books After Sonny Liew’s introductory, scene-setting interview yesterday, here we take a look at the books Epigram have produced with local Singaporean talent, beginning with Miel’s Scenegapore. Here’s the man himself to tell...

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Coincidence is a funny thing. Last week I finally managed to order a copy of Sarah Glidden’s 2011, Ignatz award-winning book ‘How to understand Israel in 60 days or less,’ Glidden’s recounting of her ‘Birthright...

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One of my favourite cartoonists, Corinne Mucha, has joined forces with award-winning author and scholar, Anne Elizabeth Moore, to bring some fantastic comics journalism your way. The new miniseries for Ladydrawers charts the history of women’s...

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