Kate Evans is the creator of the recently published, and critically acclaimed, Red Rosa, a graphic biography of the revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg, but her most recent comic is set not in the past but in the present: Threads: The Calais Cartoon is her account of volunteering in the Calais Jungle refugee camp, France. The short online comic shows the human side of a … Read More
More threads from the refugee crisis. I have some additional material from Calais that I’m planning to incorporate into a graphic novel, forthcoming from Verso 2017. I worked up some colour pages, to see how long it takes. Coloured pencil is such a lovely medium. It still takes ages tho. If reading this inspires you to practical action, www.calaidipedia.co.uk has … Read More
Eight hundred and fifty thousand people fled for their lives to Europe last year. (At least three thousand four hundred and six people died in the Mediterranean sea.) Of that great mass of people, a few thousand have washed up Calais, France, trying to attempt the dangerous crossing to England. By the French and British governments, they’ve been hung out to dry. … Read More
A chapter from Bump The Monkey Mama chapter of Bump, how to make, grow and birth a baby will tell you everything you need to know about how natural birth functions. It is the story of all the good births from all the women throughout history, including countless numbers of your ancestors. It is a comic but it has been … Read More
Funny Weather is now available as an ebook from the excellent digital comix people Sequential. The full-length comic that explains everything you didn’t want to know about climate change, but probably should find out, for less than three quid! Btw, I drew that book cover years before the floods. It’s hard being ahead of the times once the times catch up … Read More
Here is the first chapter of Funny Weather: Everything you Didn’t Want to Know About Climate Change but Probably Should Find Out, possibly the best book ever written on climate change (and certainly the funniest). You can read it for free. Just click the picture.