Roger Sabin

Recent articles by Roger Sabin

California gleaming

Issue 71, Spring 2009

Review

Vivid red fruit that shines as though made of Bakelite; naked women’s bodies…

India meets US for a graphic King

Issue 79, Spring 2011

Review

Here is an oddity. A graphic novel about the American civil rights activist…

Aldridge takes a trip

Issue 70, Winter 2008

Review

How many Sixties were there? There was the decade experienced by the bulk of the…

The joy of a joke

Issue 70, Winter 2008

Review

Occasionally, a comedy show enters the public consciousness so far as to become a…

Boho rap [extract]

Issue 67, Spring 2008

Review

French-Canadian Julie Doucet produced some of the most original indie comics of the…

For your eyes only

Issue 68, Summer 2008

Review

Does a picture paint a thousand words, as Telly Savalas once postulated? This…

Comic Detours And Digressions

Issue 63, Spring 2007

Review

It is a mark of how far comics have come that Yale University Press should be…

On the nose

Issue 68, Summer 2008

Feature

Ally Sloper’s Half Holiday was a wonder of populist design.

Casting light on oddball traditions

Issue 61, Autumn 2006

Review

Eye contributor Dan Nadel’s collection of strips by 29 under-the-radar US-based…

A ring-bound compendium of hate [EXTRACT]

Issue 54, Winter 2004

Review

This handbook – actually a plastic ring-binder – is a compendium of hundreds of…

Is it a comic? No, it\‘s history

Issue 37, Autumn 2000

Review

Sequels are rarely a good idea – unless they happen to be The Godfather.…

Shock tactics: Bazooka

Issue 61, Autumn 2006

Feature

Though inspired by UK punk, the Bazooka collective’s violent, sexy graphics spoke in a French…

Understanding Silly Books

Issue 54, Winter 2004

Feature

Turning Python’s TV humour into cold print required some very serious graphic design

Comic books come back with a cautious bang

Issue 36, Summer 2000

Feature

After a 1990s bubble that went splatt, the comics industry has begun to renew itself through new…