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Out: 7th April 2015

A prodigious talent. A passionate visionary. Pablo Picasso.

Pablo

Julie Birmant

An award-winning graphic biography of one of the world’s best-loved artists, Pablo follows Picasso’s artistic career from his origins in penury to the advent of modern art. Taking in the artist’s early life among the bohemians of Montmartre, with all of its scandal and frustration, and his turbulent relationship with his model and lover Fernande, Julie Birmant and Clément Oubrerie show how Picasso’s style developed in response to his friendships and rivalries. An entertaining and beautifully drawn account, this authoritative graphic novel explores the themes and obsessions - among them, sex, death and his great nemesis, Henri Matisse - that drove Picasso to express himself.

Out: 3rd March 2015

A portrait of Van Gogh's turbulent stay in Provence

Vincent

Barbara Stok

The turbulent life of Vincent van Gogh is a constant source of inspiration and intrigue for artists and art lovers. In this beautiful graphic biography, artist and writer Barbara Stok documents the brief and intense period of creativity Van Gogh spent in Arles, Provence. Away from Paris, Van Gogh falls in love with the landscape and light of the south of France. He dreams of setting up an artists' studio in Arles - somewhere for him and his friends to paint together. But attacks of mental illness leave the painter confused and disorientated. When his friend and fellow artist Paul Gauguin refuses to reside permanently at the Yellow House, Van Gogh cuts off part of his ear. The most notorious event of art history has happened - and Van Gogh's dreams are left in tatters. However, throughout this period of intense emotion and hardship, Vincent's brother Theo stands by him, offering constant and unconditional support. Stok has succeeded in breathing new life into one of the most fascinating episodes of art history.

 

Non-fiction

Ground-breaking non-fiction – memoir, history and reportage – from some of the world’s finest creators

 

This timely, beautifully drawn account provides a wonderfully involving history lesson

— Comic Book Resources
 
 

Eye Classics

The world's best graphic novelists reimagine the classics, from Tristram Shandy to Pride and Prejudice

 
Every page is both extraordinary, and extraordinarily beautiful, and I urge you to go out and buy it.
— The Observer, Graphic Novel of the Month
 
 

Graphic Biography

Graphic novel biographies of some of the world’s most intriguing characters, from Castro to Johnny Cash

 
Way beyond any stereotypes people may have about comics and graphic novels
— The Independent
 
 

Sci-Fi & Horror

Award-winning science fiction and horror from British and international creators

 
a perfect introduction to the writer's eldritch work, and an unspeakable delight for longtime fans
— David McComb, Bizarre
 
 

Humour

Quirky comic-strip humour from talented graphic artists

 

dirty-minded, potty-mouthed, thong-flaunting...Posy Simmonds

— The Glasgow Herald
 
 

Art Masters

The lives of the great artists rendered in graphic novel form