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Masters of British Comic Art

David Roach

(editor)

Hardback
This wildly entertaining and educational tome is a journey through the history of British comics.
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"a tribute to our better natures"

The Guardian

Masters of British Comic Art B01 Edited by N David Roach 305 229 30 2400 BB Hardback 336 Rebellion Rebellion Oxford United Kingdom FX Graphic novels FZG Graphic novels: history & criticism AKLC Comic book & cartoon art WHC Cartoons & comic strips 1.3 XA XR AKLC XY Graphic novel & Comic book: types Graphic novel & comic books: guides & reviews Comic book & cartoon art Strip cartoons This wildly entertaining and educational tome is a journey through the history of British comics. This wildly entertaining and educational tome is a journey through the history of British comics - from the birth of the 20th century to the 80s invasion of American comics by the likes of Brian Bolland, Dave Gibbons and Kevin O'Neil (to name but a few), right up to today's up-and-coming British art stars and the talents of tomorrow. Revealing the extraordinary history of the UK's prolific comic book industry from the 19th Century to the 21st, this ground breaking volume celebrates the incredible artists who made a huge impact on British comics and would go on to revolutionize the industry on a global scale. Featuring a Who's Who of talent, including Brian Bolland, Yvonne Hutton, Dave Gibbons, celebrated greats such as Don Lawrence and lost masters like Reg Bunn and Shirley Bellwood. Author and 2000 AD artist David Roach takes us on a journey through time detailing the surprising and fascinating evolution of the art from its humble beginnings to its current world-conquering status. Including artwork from a vast number highly-acclaimed artists, carefully scanned from original artwork, Masters of British Comic Art is the definitive study and celebration of a beloved industry. 'A well-researched and ambitious book...Any fan of Britain's comics will derive great pleasure and learn much from it." * Down The Tubes * 'The definitive educational title to bring readers through the journey of comic strips from the perspective of British history... a whole new world of information and staggeringly beautiful art.' * Comic Beat * "Gets its arms around the entire British comics tradition... not just the adventure comics, but also newspaper strips, comics for girls, nursery comics, plus the anarchy of the humor titles, and then pull all the threads into the present day." * The Comics Journal * David Roach stormed on to the 2000 AD scene with Book 8 of Nemesis the Warlock, before going on to illustrate Judge Anderson, Judge Dredd, Killer, Past Imperfect and Synammon as well as providing the inks for Killer and Rogue Trooper. Outside of 2000 AD he has worked on various titles including Batman, Star Wars, Star Trek and Aliens. He has also provided hundreds of illustrations for Wizards of The Coast's classic RPG Dungeons & Dragons. 02042020 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 39.99 0.00 39.99 This price includes a tax element GB 20 Available 1 BERT GARD Y This wildly entertaining and educational tome is a journey through the history of British comics - from the birth of the 20th century to the 80s invasion of American comics by the likes of Brian Bolland, Dave Gibbons and Kevin O'Neil (to name but a few), right up to today's up-and-coming British art stars and the talents of tomorrow.

Revealing the extraordinary history of the UK's prolific comic book industry from the 19th Century to the 21st, this ground breaking volume celebrates the incredible artists who made a huge impact on British comics and would go on to revolutionize the industry on a global scale. Featuring a Who's Who of talent, including Brian Bolland, Yvonne Hutton, Dave Gibbons, celebrated greats such as Don Lawrence and lost masters like Reg Bunn and Shirley Bellwood. Author and 2000 AD artist David Roach takes us on a journey through time detailing the surprising and fascinating evolution of the art from its humble beginnings to its current world-conquering status.

Including artwork from a vast number highly-acclaimed artists, carefully scanned from original artwork, Masters of British Comic Art is the definitive study and celebration of a beloved industry.
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Book publisherRebellion
Publication date2 Apr 2020
FormatHardback
Pages336
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