Comics and graphic novels

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Graphic short story: Midnight Feast by Rebecca Jones | Cartoon
Rebecca Jones has been named winner in the Observer/Faber graphic short story prize 2022. This is her entry

Rebecca Jones

20, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘What will I spend the money on? Pens’: the winner of our graphic short story prize 2022
It was seventh time lucky for Rebecca Jones in this year’s Observer/Faber award for emerging cartoonists with her story of three girls camping out in a suburban garden

Rachel Cooke

20, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Graphic short story: The Lift by Ed Firth | Cartoon
Ed Firth has been named joint runner-up in the Observer/Faber graphic short story prize 2022. This is his entry

Ed Firth

20, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Graphic short story: Autumn 2014 by Michael Lightfoot | Cartoon
Michael Lightfoot has been named joint runner-up in the Observer/Faber graphic short story prize 2022. This is his entry

Michael Lightfoot

20, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Heartstopper author Alice Oseman: ‘If you don’t have sex and romance, you feel like you haven’t achieved’
The writer and illustrator on turning her ‘weird hobby’ into a bestselling YA series and Netflix hit, the importance of asexual representation and lessons from her fans on love bites

Lucy Knight

19, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Pow! Why female writers are a top draw in the world of comics
As 15,000 fans gather in Yorkshire this weekend, authors tell how the male domination of the genre was broken

David Barnett

13, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Brussels tries to cool locals’ anger over ‘racist’ street murals – with QR codes
City authorities hope to soothe those who are ‘deeply shocked’ by the comic-strip trail of Belgium’s rich history

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

13, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Ever had a weirdly intense friendship? Tommi Parrish’s latest book is for you
The Australian artist and author spent three years hand-painting Men I Trust, a graphic novel about a relationship that becomes uncomfortably ambiguous

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

10, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘Remarkable’, ‘gorgeous’, ‘entertaining’: the best Australian books out in November
Each month, Guardian Australia editors and critics pick out the upcoming titles they’ve already devoured – or can’t wait to get their hands on

Amanda Meade, Joseph Cummins, Susan Chenery, Celina Ribeiro, Alyx Gorman, Stephanie Convery, Yvonne C Lam, Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen and Sian Cain

06, Nov, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Ghouls, demon slayers and socially anxious students: how manga conquered the world
They range from science fiction epics to high-school romance and are selling faster than publishers can print them. But what has driven this new appetite for Japanese comics?

Alison Flood

01, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Eternal Spring review – animated inquisition into Falun Gong’s Chinese media hijack
The story of a TV protest by the Falun Gong movement, and its painful aftermath, is told through the eyes of exiled Chinese comic-book artist Daxiong

Cath Clarke

18, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Illuminations by Alan Moore review – a savaging of the superhero industry
A short-story collection from the Watchmen creator takes aim at the comics industry and populist fascism in America

David M Higgins

14, Oct, 2022 @6:30 AM

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