Listen up literati: there’s a reason to tear your eyes from the page and it’s very swish indeed.
The duality of the artist rendered pin-up makes it hard for the medium to rise to the realm of fine art, yet it is too distractingly poetic in form and too glamorous to label soft core porn or mar with words like ‘smutty’ and ‘dirty’.
The British Library in King’s Cross is currently home to ‘Comics Unmasked – Art and Anarchy in the UK’; the UK’s largest ever comic book exhibition.
Readers in the UK can sigh with relief, after reading Lauren Owen’s debut novel The Quick.
WARNING – CONTAINS SPOILER So after fourteen years with no Bridget Jones novel, and nine without a Bridget film, London’s favourite hopeless singleton is back on our shelves – and soon, hopefully, back on our screens, too.