Last week I went and sat on a panel at the British Library, to talk about World War One in comics and graphic novels! I talked about my book Beyond the Wire and the Bristol 2014 project with Pat Mills, Paul Gravett, Sarah Jones and Karim Iskander Flint. I think people were interested in the relationship between the war and local communities, and using comics alongside essays, poetry and stories.
Thanks Andy Oliver, I stole your photo of me selling books!
I Haven’t posted much on here recently because I’ve been working away on the final pages of my story, but here is a little sneak preview, hopefully not giving too much away!
I haven’t posted much on here recently, as I have been working on the final images for my story, and I don’t want to give too much away! Here are the pages starting to take shape, stuck all over my wall so I can refer back to them as I work. They are drawn at A3 size but will be reduced down to a smaller format for print.. It’s getting there! Today: LIONS!
Today I realised that I hadn’t put any lions into my story, so I drew lots of lions! Did you know that a whole troupe of lions lived at Bostock’s Jungle in White City? I wonder what happened to them after the soldiers moved in?
Is this a story a I see before me?