Review: Aosora

Sometimes, a one shot (a single, standalone volume of manga) can cover all its bases in terms of adequate art, story and writing. It can work within the limitations of its length, and use conscision and minimalism, techniques neglected by longer series, to create a cohesive experience for its readers. This is the case with … Continue reading Review: Aosora

Louder and Smarter: The Comic Strip Revival

When an artist begins producing comic strips, they unintentionally pit themselves against some of the most iconic characters in popular culture. The likes of Garfield, Snoopy and Calvin all employ a witty cynicism that has been universally adored for its concise, sharp method of describing small elements of hypocrisy present within society. Alongside the surplus … Continue reading Louder and Smarter: The Comic Strip Revival

Review: When One Person Dies The Whole World Is Over

Story and art by Mandy Ord Published by BrowBooks (2019) Length: 1 Volume In terms of popularity, vloggers, and the depiction of modern living, has become the most popular form of content consumed on the internet. These figures, often referred to as social media influencers, are able to simultaneously emit authenticity, while providing an idealised … Continue reading Review: When One Person Dies The Whole World Is Over