From Earth's End: The Best of New Zealand Comics

Adrian Kinnaird


From Earth's End: The Best of New Zealand Comics

From Earth's End: The Best of New Zealand Comics

  • Title: From Earth's End: The Best of New Zealand Comics
  • Author: Adrian Kinnaird
  • ISBN: 9781869799953
  • Page: 268
  • Format: Paperback



The first major book dedicated to New Zealand cartoonists, and a well researched celebration of New Zealand comics and graphic novels New Zealand has a rich history of comics and cartooning and has produced award winning, internationally recognised creators such as Dylan Horrocks and Roger Langridge The very active community of respected writers, artists and designers isThe first major book dedicated to New Zealand cartoonists, and a well researched celebration of New Zealand comics and graphic novels New Zealand has a rich history of comics and cartooning and has produced award winning, internationally recognised creators such as Dylan Horrocks and Roger Langridge The very active community of respected writers, artists and designers is becoming prominent, and gaining mainstream recognition Ant Sang s best selling Shaolin Burning and Chris Grosz s New Zealand Post Children s Book Awards finalist Kimble Bent being recent examples From Earth s End The Best of New Zealand Comics reveals, for the first time, the history of one of the country s most enduring, and subversive artforms Discover the origins of New Zealand comics, from the pioneering local cartoonists of the early twentieth century, to the rebirth of local comics in the 1970s, through to the bestselling graphic novels of today The collection showcases comics from 30 of New Zealand s best cartoonists, ranging from internationally acclaimed creators, to emerging new talents.Handsomely designed by the award winning Alan Deare, and lavishly illustrated, it s a must have for every art lover s bookshelf.


Recent Comments "From Earth's End: The Best of New Zealand Comics"

The New Zealand comic strip and comic book publishing scene has seen more almost as many ebbs and flows as the tide. Adrian Kinnaird tries to cover as much as possible of the history of the earlier New Zealand comic writing and publishing as is possible, and in the process throwing up some often overlooked facts. The United States was the usual source of early comics in New Zealand, with daily and weekly strips appearing in local papers from at least the early 1920s. Kinnaird notes that several [...]

Great start to what will be a growing sample over the coming years, there are so many nz comics artists just starting in this anthology that future reissues should make for interesting reading


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