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Five Wounds - Jonathan Walker, Dan Hallett

The Influence of Comic Books on Five Wounds

Jonathan Walker is the author of Five Wounds: An Illuminated Novel and Pistols! Treason! Murder!: The Rise and Fall of a Master Spy (both illustrated by Dan Hallett). He is also a historian of Venice, who has been researching and publishing on the city for over ten years. Below he explains the influence of comic books on the unique ‘illuminated’ format of Five Wounds, which is published today in the U.K.


5 Marvel Graphic Novels You Really Need to Read

Obviously, there are more than 5 great Marvel graphic novels, but here’s a small selection of the very finest. The quintet I’ve chosen are all accessible to anyone, really, and don’t require a PhD in Marvel chronology to appreciate. Marvels Kurt Busiek’s take on the Marvel Universe’s New York through the eyes of Daily Bugle […]