Comics and graphic novels

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Dredd zone: the anarchic world of comic-book artist Steve Dillon
His groundbreaking work on such seminal characters as Judge Dredd, Preacher and Punisher is being celebrated with a posthumous show of his remarkable legacy

David Barnett

30, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Talk to My Back by Yamada Murasaki review – feminist awakenings in 1980s Japan
The first English translation of these subtle stories of self-worth and domestic frustration is a revelation

Rachel Cooke

20, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Faber/Observer/Comica graphic short story prize 2022 – enter now!
The annual award for aspiring cartoonists offers the chance to be published in the Observer and win £1,000, with past winners going on to land film and book deals

Rachel Cooke

19, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Danica Novgorodoff wins Kate Greenaway medal for graphic novel Long Way Down
Judges praise ‘incredible’ version of Jason Reynolds’ novel while Katya Balen wins the Carnegie medal for her ‘evocative’ second book October, October

Sarah Shaffi

16, Jun, 2022 @12:15 PM

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‘This show is so monumental!’ Iman Vellani on playing Marvel’s first Muslim superhero
The 19-year-old star of Ms Marvel on winning her first acting role, preparing for fame – and why going into her local comic book store is now ‘super strange’

Coco Khan

06, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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When will Marvel bring X-Men and Fantastic Four into the MCU?
Three years after Disney’s buy-out, major characters remain nowhere to be seen. Does Multiverse of Madness hold the clue?

Ben Child

03, Jun, 2022 @12:02 PM

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‘There are things in this season you will never unsee’: The Boys’ Karl Urban on parenting, powers and superhero orgies
The star of Amazon’s cult comic book series on failing in Australia, his roles in The Lord of the Rings and Star Trek and spending half his life away from home

Stuart Heritage

31, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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George Pérez obituary
Prolific and meticulous comic book artist whose many popular characters included Wonder Woman and Teen Titans

Steve Holland

30, May, 2022 @4:38 PM

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‘I thought I looked beautiful’ – how we made The Incredible Hulk
‘I had to put on four coats of green paint, standing there in my green underwear for three and a half hours with my arms out in crucifixion pose’

Interviews by Ben Gilbert

30, May, 2022 @1:45 PM

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Sabba Khan and Maisie Chan triumph in Jhalak prizes for writers of colour
Khan wins for her ‘timeless’ debut graphic novel, The Roles We Play, while Chan takes the children’s and YA award for Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths

Sarah Shaffi

26, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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The Con Artists by Luke Healy review – a beautifully observed masterpiece
It’s the little things that strike a chord in this funny, melancholy book about the curdling of a friendship between two single gay men

Rachel Cooke

23, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Unflinching’: Villawood graphic novel wins book of the year at NSW premier’s literary awards
Safdar Ahmed’s Still Alive: Notes from Australia’s Immigration Detention System lands top prize and $30,000, alongside books by Tony Birch and Kate Holden

Sian Cain

16, May, 2022 @9:53 AM

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