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The 21st Century Medium
Paul Gravett introduces previews from & reviews of his new book from Tate Publishing & Yale University Press. More...
Posted: November 4, 2013
Rewriting Comics History:
The history of the comics medium is not yet fully researched and written, with many figures and events being overlooked. More...
Posted: July 29, 2012
Tricks Of The Eye
The use of perceptual magic tricks in comics is not quite as revolutionary as you might think. More...
Posted: July 3, 2011
A Comics Pioneer
Largely sidelined by the art world, Luks has not fared a great deal better at the hands of most comics historians. More...
Posted: January 30, 2011
From Iky Mo To Lord Horror:
Representations Of Jews In British Comics
How have representations of Jewish characters in British comics changed over the years? More...
Posted: October 3, 2010
Frames Of Reference:
The Progress Of British Comics
Paul Gravett charts the early origins and traditions of British humorous comics. More...
Posted: July 11, 2010
PG Tips Special:
The Graphic Novelist's Progress
To know where we are going to, we need to know where we've come from. More...
Posted: December 20, 2009
Seriously Funny Business:
The Art Of Cartooning & Its Curious Power
At the margins of the mainstream, cartoonists represent the last bastion of freedom of speech in print. More...
Posted: October 11, 2009
A Definition Of Comics
An autonomous medium of expression, comics not only reflect life but help to mould it. More...
Posted: July 19, 2009
What are graphic novels? The term has become distorted with prejudices and preconceptions. More...
Posted: June 6, 2009
The Rise Of The Graphic Novel In Europe
Since early 19th century, graphic novels have existed but their development was cautious and sporadic. More...
Posted: May 13, 2009
Manga At The Royal Academy:
The Making Of Manga Mania
The modern Japanese comic owes much to the greatest of Japanese print artists, Utagawa Kuniyoshi. More...
Posted: March 22, 2009
Lost In Translation:
Do Comics Need Language?
Comics allow an extraordinary amount of creative freedom and we're still discovering how they work. More...
Posted: February 17, 2008