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The Legend Of Luther Arkwright Review: Welcome Back, Luther
Credit: Vintage Publishing There are more Luther Arkwright comics, and they're precisely as humanist and anti-fascist as you'd hope. You know the history, but pretend you don't: 50 years ago, Bryan Talbot wrote and drew the issues that would eventually become The Adventures Of Luther Arkwright Since then, the TPB's influenced The Invisibles and The Matrix while[...]
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Bryan Talbot: The Father of the British Graphic Novel is a new biography of Bryan Talbot by J.D Harlock, with a cover by Talbot and introductions by Neil Gaiman and Ed Brubaker, and about to be crowdfunded on Zoop. This week also saw the release of Bryan Talbot's The Legend Of Luther Arkwright and the launch of[...]
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Last night saw the launch of Bryan Talbot's new graphic novel, The Legend Of Luther Arkwright at London's Cartoon Museum on Wells Street, which accompanies the new exhibition of the life of Luther at the Cartoon Museum, and ahead of tomorrow's signing at Gosh Comics. Musician and record label owner, Kavus Torabi,  one of the founding[...]
Bryan Talbot's Legend Of Luther Arkwright Out Today & I Just Read It
Written and drawn by its creator, the acclaimed graphic novelist Bryan Talbot, it was first serialised in the adult SF comic Near Myths in October 1978, featuring the character Talbot had previously introduced in The Papist Affair in 1976, a short strip for Brainstorm Comix where Arkwright teamed up with a group of cigar-chewing biker nuns to recover the sacred[...]
Bryan Talbot's Grandville Prequel, The Casebook Of Stamford Hawksmoor
Bryan Talbot tells me "BTW, as a fan of Grandville [I am], you might be interested to know [I am] that the book I'm planning to draw after Mary [Talbot]'s next is a Grandville prequel, set 23 years before the first book, at the time of the French withdrawal from Britain – "The Casebook of[...]
Bryan Talbot & Tom Veitch's The Nazz, Collected After 32 Years
Bryan Talbot and Tom Veitch's The Nazz was published by DC Comics in 1990, in four prestige issues, but they have never been reissued or collected in the 32 years Until now It sadly comes after Tom Veitch's death earlier in the year But now It's Alive Comics will be publishing The Nazz as a[...]
Bryan Talbot’s Luther Arkwright London Cartoon Museum Exhibition
London's Cartoon Museum has announced a new exhibition launching this summer to mark the release of Bryan Talbot's third – and final – Luther Arkwright graphic novel, The Legend of Luther Arkwright The exhibition, Bryan Talbot's Luther Arkwright: 50 years of a British comics legend will run from the 14th of June to the 2nd of[...]
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Alan Brooks, Lowell Cunningham, Eric Shanower, Mark Verheiden and Bryan Talbot. Comics scriptwriting is a largely unseen craft By the time the reader sees the actual comic book, the panel descriptions and other instructions have all been replace by the art that makes comic books so glorious But comics scripts have a glory unto themselves, with[...]
An "Unboxing" Of Bryan Talbot's Grandville: Integrale Graphic Novel
Bleeding Cool has been running stories about Grandville by Bryan Talbot since Bleeding Cool was a thing A series of graphic novels telling an anthropomorphic steampunk alternate history Victoriana detective mystery action-adventure, it plays with the traditions of French graphic novels, with British sensibilities and references, and happens to be utterly gorgeous And this week[...]
Bryan Talbot's A Tale Of One Bad Rat Optioned As Movie
The rights to a film version of Bryan Talbot's The Tale of One Bad Rat have been optioned by Grasp the Nettle Films, a company based in Devon and London Run by producer Rebecca Wolff and writer/director Dean Puckett, they are currently working on a slate of features including Magpie, a folk-horror backed by Bankside[...]
Help – A Comic Book Kickstarter To Benefit The Hero Initiative
Knave, Sean Konot, Piotr Kowalski, Ilias Kyriazis, Jonathan Lang, Christine Larsen, Janet Lee, John Lees, Fabian Lelay, Shawn Lee, Cath Lobo, Marissa Louise, Andrew MacLean, Andy MacDonald, James Maddox, Ariana Maher, Ryan Maniulit, Shaun Manning, Shanna Matuszak, Hannah Means-Shannon, Oliver Mertz, Joe Mulvey, Andrea Mutti, Micah Myers, Mike Norton, Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, Eric Palicki, Chas! Pangburn,[...]
Luther Arkwright
Three River Studios has optioned the rights for Bryan Talbot's Luther Arkwright graphic novels: The Adventures of Luther Arkwright and its sequel Heart of Empire to develop, finance, and produce a live action, returning, Luther Arkwright TV series. Considered to be one of the most significant and influential British graphic novel series to come out of Britain, Luther[...]
The Complete Grandville L'Intégrale From Bryan Talbot In 2021
Yesterday, the Bryan Talbot Fanpage posted news of a complete collected edition of Talbot's anthropomorphic steampunk Victorian detective thriller, Grandville To be published in June from Dark Horse and Jonathan Cape for a deservedly high price, containing all five graphic novels in the series Grandville is a favourite of ours at Bleeding Cool and you[...]
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It was really hard narrowing down their canon, and you'll note that some favorites like The Umbrella Academy (surely one of Dark Horse's breakout series) or Finder don't make the list. Editorial credit: Ken Wolter / The Adventures Of Luther Arkwright Arkwright Integral by Bryan Talbot and published by Dark Horse Comics. Famously ripped off by The Matrix[...]
Bryan Talbot Offers Free Comics Compilation Download
Legendary comics artist Bryan Talbot is offering a free download of his rare comics on his official website! This is a gift for everyone stuck in self-isolation. Head over to and you can download a PDF or CBR file of over 90 pages of comics drawn by Bryan It includes rare stories written by the likes of Alan[...]