A stunning first graphic novel by a Cape/Comica/Observer graphic short story competition winner - a tale of a skirmish in the ice-cream wars that is worthy of Alan Bennett
In the small seaside town of Dobbiston, Howard sells ice creams from his van, just like his father before him.
Includes graphics, through which we can watch people pass, stop, meet, return, wait and play out the strange and funny choreography of life. This is a novel about a simple park bench - and the people who walk by or linger - poignant, life-affirming and original.
Few contemporaries captured Britain's indomitable wartime spirit as well or as wittily as the cartoonist Carl Giles. In this book, the very best of the cartoons he produced between 1939 and 1945 are brought together. It also includes his take on the great events of the war - from the Fall of France, via D-Day, to the final Allied victory.
Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle - a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armored bears. Lyra hurtles toward danger in the cold far North, never suspecting the shocking truth, that she alone is destined to win, or to lose, this more-than-mortal battle.
The Badger is back! In the middle of a gang war, wanted for murder, alone and outside the law, Detective Inspector LeBrock is on the run from both the police and gangster assassins, the victim of a diabolical scheme to annihilate himself and everyone he holds dear, engineered by crime lord Tiberius Koenig, one of the most despicable villains...
This collection of 20 essays analyzes the psychology behind Wonder Woman, the powerful superhero created by William Moulton Marston. The book includes studies of Marston's role in the history of forensic psychology and the ways in which differences in culture and gender can contribute to alienation, but also to personal empowerment.
It is spring 2012 and 40,000 people have died since the start of the Syrian Arab Spring. In the wake of this, Yasmine has set up a clandestine hospital in the north of the country. The town that she lives in is controlled by Assad's brutal regime, but is relatively stable. This story of Syria illuminates a complicated situation in detail.
Celebrated cartoonist Darryl Cunningham draws compelling portraits of seven scientists who for reasons of gender, race, mental health, poverty - excessive wealth, even - have not won the recognition they deserve. Antoine Lavoisier, Mary Anning, George Washington Carver, Alfred Wegener, Nikola Tesla, Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Fred Hoyle.
The Drunken Sailor traces the life of Arthur Rimbaud: poet, surrealist, libertine and gun runner. Told entirely in Rimbaud's own words, from a new translation of Le bateau ivre, The Drunken Sailor confirms Nick Hayes' place as one of the most talented graphic novelists at work today.
Cassandra Darke is an art dealer, mean, selfish, solitary by nature, living in Chelsea in a house worth GBP7 million. On the scale of villainy, fraud seems to Cassandra a rather paltry offence - her own crime involving `no violence, no weapon, no dead body'.
The entrancing story of the Bronte sisters' childhood imaginary world, from the New York Times bestselling graphic novelistFour children: Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne have invented a world so real and vivid that they can step right into it. And what happens to an imaginary world when its creators grow up?