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  • Marguerite Abouet

    Marguerite Abouet was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in 1971. At the age of 12, her parents sent her to live with her uncle in Paris in order to pursue her education. Following the tremendous success of her comics Aya de Yopougon, Marguerite Abouet is now dedicating all of her time to her writing. Marguerite […]

  • The Flying Eye Scribes

    The mysterious Flying Eye Scribes were forged amidst the grandiose halls and glorious spires of Oxbridge universities. Eking out ascetic existences, jettisoning any semblance of social lives, they tirelessly comb the ancient annals of the Bodleian in search of the most mesmerising, magnificent, mind-expanding morsels of scientific and historical knowledge. They also occasionally use an otherworldly, almost magical […]

  • Jesse Hodgson

    Talented, young illustrator Jesse Hodgson is a recent graduate from UWE. Her work for Pongo received the “Highly Commended” award in the 2012 Macmillan Children’s Book Awards.  Jesse has recently taken up the accordion. We asked Jesse a few questions about her working processes and where she finds inspiration. What informs and influences your work? […]

  • Isaac Lenkiewicz

    Isaac Lenkiewicz is an illustrator and comic artist currently living in the South West of England. He spends most of his time drawing things. A lot of giants, moon men and creatures that lived hundreds of millions of years ago pop up in his work. He self publishes a lot of his own comics and […]

  • Emily Hughes

    Emily Hughes was born in Hawaii, USA but lives and works in the United Kingdom. Her work has been exhibited across the capital and her book Nana Shaped Like a Banana came second in the 2012 Macmillan Prize for Childrens’ Picture Books. We were so thrilled to publish Emily’s first book, Wild that we’ve teamed up with […]

  • Julia Wauters

    Julia Wauters started studying textile printing and screen-printing in France, before shifting to study illustration at l’Ecole des Arts Décoratifs in Strasbourg. There she met the members of the collective Troglodyte, as well as Glen Chapron with whom she launched the illustration magazine Ecarquillettes. Julia numbers L’Occitane among her clients and has contributed a cover […]

  • Gabriella Giandelli

    Gabriella Giandelli was born in Milan in 1963 and published her first comic at 21 years old. She is a graduate of the Film School of Milan. Her children’s comic serial “Milo” has been adapted by French and Italian television. Her graphic novel “Interiorae” received widespread acclaim in Europe and has recently been published in […]

  • Atak

    Hans-Georg Barber, who uses the pseudonym Atak, studied visual communication at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin. In 1989 he co-founded the avantgarde comics group and magazine Renate, and in 1992 his first graphic novel, Atak – The Flowers of Romance, was published. Besides illustration, he has ventured into animation. Along with his brother, he created the music […]

  • Mathieu Sapin

    Mathieu Sapin was born in Dijon, France, in 1974. He studied in l’Ecole supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg before becoming a renowned illustrator for children’s magazines and publishers in France. He’s also the author of a comic for adults called Supermurgeman. His latest work is called Campagne Présidentielle and follows the presidential campaign of French […]