Preview: Masters Of British Comic Art

Comic artist and historian David Roach’s breathtaking journey through the history of British comic art is an absolute must read for fans of the medium. Packed with beautiful artwork and painstakingly-researched detail, this high-production hardcover compendium is both coffee table tome and academic encyclopedia, with a brand new cover by superstar artist Brian Bolland!

  • CREATIVE TEAM: David Roach
  • RELEASE DATE: 2 April (UK) 7 April (US)
  • HARDCOVER, 384 pages
  • PRICE: £39.99 (UK) $50 (US)
  • ISBN: 9781781087596
  • DIAMOND: TBC

This wildly entertaining and educational tome is a journey through the history of British comics – from the birth of the 20th century to the ‘80s invasion of American comics and through to today’s best contemporary artists! A high-production hardcover compendium perfect as a coffee table book or academic encyclopedia, Masters of British Comics is painstakingly researched. Behind a brand new cover by superstar artist Brian Bolland, and featuring artwork from a vast number highly-acclaimed artists carefully scanned from original artwork, Masters of British Comic Art is the definitive study and celebration of a beloved industry! Featuring a Who’s Who of talent, including Brian Bolland, Yvonne Hutton, Dave Gibbons, celebrated greats such as Don Lawrence and lost masters like Reg Bunn and Shirley Bellwood. Author and 2000 AD artist David Roach takes us on a journey through time detailing the surprising and fascinating evolution of the art from its humble beginnings to its current world-conquering status.

Available in print from: book stores, Amazon, and UK comic book stores via Diamond

Available in digital from:Treasury of British Comics webshop & apps for iPadAndroid and Windows 10

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