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Bryan Talbot


Born
in Wigan, Lancashire
February 24, 1952

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Talbot began his comics work in the underground comix scene of the late 1960s. In 1969 his first work appeared as illustrations in Mallorn, the British Tolkien Society magazine, followed in 1972 by a weekly strip in his college newspaper.

He continued in the scene after leaving college, producing Brainstorm Comix, the first three of which formed The Chester P. Hackenbush Trilogy (a character reworked by Alan Moore as Chester Williams for Swamp Thing).

He started The Adventures of Luther Arkwright in 1978. It was originally published in Near Myths and continued on over the years in other publications. It was eventually collected together into one volume by Dark Horse. Along with When the Wind Blows it is one of the first British graphic novels
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Average rating: 4.33 · 248,831 ratings · 10,030 reviews · 195 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Tale of One Bad Rat

3.90 avg rating — 2,895 ratings — published 1991 — 20 editions
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Grandville (Grandville #1)

3.82 avg rating — 1,833 ratings — published 2005 — 16 editions
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Alice in Sunderland

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3.73 avg rating — 1,625 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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The Adventures of Luther Ar...

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Grandville Mon Amour (Grand...

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Grandville Bête Noire (Gran...

4.03 avg rating — 658 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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Grandville Noël (Grandville...

4.12 avg rating — 418 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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Heart of Empire, or The Leg...

3.94 avg rating — 363 ratings — published 1999 — 7 editions
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Grandville Force Majeure (G...

4.36 avg rating — 303 ratings — published 2017 — 8 editions
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Batman: Dark Legends

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Grandville Grandville Mon Amour Grandville Bête Noire Grandville Noël Grandville Force Majeure Grandville Integral
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“Oh, they don't allow the Bible in Heaven, Miss Mary...It contains far too much sex and violence.”
Bryan Talbot, Cherubs!

“Listen, boy, just ask the chef to make me a proper Full English Breakfast.
You know, bacon, fried eggs, sausages, liver, grilled mushrooms and tomatoes, black pudding, kidneys, baked beans, fried bread, toast and served with strong English mustard, mind - none of this effete French muck - and a large mug of hot, strong Indian tea.”
Bryan Talbot, Grandville

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