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Posts Tagged ‘Becky Barnicoat’

An interview with Simone Lia about her autobiographical graphic novel Please God, Find Me A Husband!

Illustrator and graphic novelist Simone Lia explains the process and thoughts behind her candid personal revelations in Please God, Find Me A Husband!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Please God, Find Me a Husband! Simone Lia cover

Illustrator and comic artist Simone Lia recently published her autobiographical graphic novel Please God, Find Me a Husband! - a candid look at life as a 30 something single woman with an unshakeable belief in God. The book is beautifully illustrated in the style that Simone's numerous fans will be familiar with: crisp black lines filled with minimal flat colour define her characters and landscapes, accompanied by instantly recognisable handwritten type.

Please God, Find Me a Husband! is by turns touching, funny, exasperating and uplifting. I must confess that as someone who knows the author very well and remembers some of the situations that inspired the storyline it's hard to take an objective view of the novel, but I am sure it will appeal to a wide audience. Graphic novel lovers will appreciate Simone's beautiful illustrations and clever use of design to move the story forward, whilst many people who do not traditionally gravitate… read more

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Becky Barnicoat- Come In, Everyone is Here Already! Part 2

Last month, art editor Valerie Pezeron interviewed fellow comic book artist Becky Barnicoat. This is part 2 of the meeting between two link-minded lovers of graphic novels. Who said comics were not for chicks?

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Image courtesy Becky Barnicoat Valerie Pezeron: You mentioned previously that you did a project as a comic book at school. Do you think that if kids did that now, visit […]

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Becky Barnicoat- Come In, Everyone is Here Already!

Comic book artist Becky Barnicoat chats to art editor Valerie Pezeron about her calling to become a comics wiz

Written by Valerie Pezeron

© Becky Barnicoat Becky Barnicoat works as the commissioning editor on the Guardian Weekend magazine, purchase pharmacy but is also a cartoonist and currently works on a new comic about […]