Tom Gauld

Step Aside, Pops by Kate Beaton

A new book from cartoonist Kate Beaton compiles the best of her Hark! A Vagrant online series – and it’s one of the funniest comic strip collections we’ve seen in years… Beaton’s strips often reference historical figures as well as well-known characters from literature and popular culture. In looking at the also-rans of history, not […]

Can I get an RT? CR’s most retweeted stories

CR reached 1m followers on Twitter today, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to look at some of our most retweeted stories and, if you’re a CR follower, tell you a bit more about the million-strong gang you’re part of. To celebrate, we also have a great CR subscription offer for you

A creative new campaign for CALM

Manchester music company Quenched has teamed up with artists, illustrators, musicians and comedians to launch a new campaign on behalf of male suicide prevention charity the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

Tom Gauld at Typo Circle

Illustrator and cartoonist Tom Gauld will be giving the next Typographic Circle Typo Talk on March 27. Not only is this the chance to hear Gauld discuss his brilliant work, but you get a free A1 poster too

Nice publications

It’s time for another crop of nice publications, this time featuring the latest from Nobrow, the new issue of Ideas Illustrated, plus a newsprint publication by a group of graduating photography students…

When Goliath met David

In Tom Gauld’s new story, the Biblical tale of David and Goliath is retold from the giant’s point of view, making for the comic book artist’s most accomplished and moving work to date

Nice publications, November

The latest nice publications to land on our desks include a really boring colouring book (her words, not ours) by Teresa Monachino, new self published zines from Andy Rementer and also Nigel Peake, and Nobrow’s latest…

Tom Gauld’s Goliath, the giant’s story

Comic book artist Tom Gauld is set to release a new book next year through Drawn & Quarterly. The Montreal-based publishers recently put some preview pages from the forthcoming Goliath up on their site

Prize covers on the Man Booker shortlist

Two first time novelists and titles from four independent publishers make up this year’s Man Booker Prize shortlist and, encouragingly, in a sign that printed book design continues to up its game, the covers are in rude health too

CR Annual 2011: Best in Book winners

Our Annual issue is out now, rounding up the highlights of the past year in visual communications. At the front, you’ll find our judges’ choices of Best in Book which this year includes lasers, apps and even TV commercials (remember them?)

Going, Going, Gone Red! – The Partners – 17.08

To help raise money for London’s children’s hospice, Richard House, The Partners collaborated with over 100 of Britain’s top illustrators in an unusual project based around the parlour game ‘exquisite corpse’, which invites players to create a section of a drawing before passing it onto others to complete.


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