The absurd world of Joan Cornellà

A little while back I discovered the work of Joan Cornellá an illustrator from Barcelona who’s body of work is almost exclusively one page silent comics. Similar to the Jason his comics are drawn with in a set grid of panels which is repeated throughout his work. In Cornellá’s case his comics are most often […]

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Inspired by A Georgeous Harbour

A number of years ago I discovered an artist who goes under the pseudonym Mr Clement. She is a London based illustrator and designer whos work is largely focused around a number of characters she has created within their own diegesis. These characters feature throughout Mr Clement’s work, her main protagonist being a rabbit in […]

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Mort Walker – The Lexicon of Comicana

There are any number of ways to express emotions, moods and states of characters in comic books. Sometimes these expression are exaggerated and others they are subtle. Often times these expressions are depicted in ways which are slightly abstract when we think about them yet they are understood and accepted readily by readers. Take for […]

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Will Eisner on imagery as a communicator

Will Eisner is a pioneer of contemporary comic art and his contribution to the field has been immense. So much so that the largest annual comic book awards, The Eisner Awards, are named in his honour. Comics and Sequential Art is essentially a text book outlining what Eisner considered to be best principles and practices […]

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