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OVERGROUND – drawn by Midori Harako

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OVERGROUND
Overground follows the day to day lives of a group of pigeons in London.
Writer/Creator: Alex Brenchley
An artist and musician based in London, I released my joke book, ‘Asterisk’ and my two E.P.’s ‘Lovers At Last’ and ‘Life Before Life’ in 2016.
Guest artist: Midori Harako
Northern based manga artist from Japan who managed to plop out the start of a comic this year. Half person half potato who has tea running through their veins. Rolls out of bed and slides down the slope into procrastination land until the kettle is boiled.

OVERGROUND by Alex Brenchley with Anna Dowsland

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Overground
‘Overground’ is a comic strip by Alex Brenchley. Set in London, it follows the lives of a group of pigeons and their day to day experiences in London.

http://www.overgroundcartoon.com

Writer/Creator: Alex Brenchley
Alex Brenchley is an artist and musician based in London. He has designed album artwork for Noah and the Whale, and illustrated for the British Museum’s children’s magazine, ‘Remus’. He has exhibited and performed at Barbican Art Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum and Battersea Arts Centre, and his solo album ‘Only Bad Actors’ will be coming out very soon in 2015.
Guest artist: Anna Dowsland
Anitos is Anna Dowsland, a freelance illustrator based near London.
And with a keen interest in comics, she has also been a marketing assistant for Markosia Publishing since September 2012 and prior to that worked as an intern for IDOL Magazine, creating illustrations and layouts for the print edition.
‚ÄčAnna’s work can be seen in children’s books, CD covers, t-shirt designs, animations and online comics, and she is a regular at Comic events around the capital.
And she has contributed to comics like TO ARMS, Adventures in Comics by Marine Studios and the Double Dare Ya collective cards. She also exhibits at pop-up nights in the south east of England, that mixes the local talent in music and the visual arts.

OVERGROUND by Alex Brenchley with Nicola Streeten

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Overground
Overground is a comic strip, seeing London through the eyes of a group of pigeons and their day-to-day experiences.
www.overgroundcartoon.com
Writer/Creator: Alex Brenchley
Alex Brenchley (born 1983, London) is an artist, living and working in London. He has participated in exhibitions at the Barbican, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Battersea Arts Centre. He has designed artwork for the band Noah and the Whale, and illustrated for the British Museum children’s magazine, Remus.
Guest Artist: Nicola Streeten
Nicola is an anthropologist-turned-illustrator and comics scholar. Her graphic memoir, Billy, Me & You, about bereavement following the death of her two-year old son was published by Myriad Editions in 2011. It is the first published long form graphic memoir by a British woman and received a British Medical Association Award in 2012. Her second graphic novel, Hymn, a fiction exploring issues around abortion, will be published in 2015.
Currently Nicola is working on a PhD at the University of Sussex on British feminist comics for which she has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council Scholarship.
She is co-founder of Laydeez do Comics, a unique graphic novel salon with national and international branches.
www.streetenillustration.com
Blog: http://nicolastreeten.
wordpress.com/

Contact:
nicola@streetenillustration.com

Overground normally looks more like this…
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PANDA & POLAR BEAR by Louise Wei & Dave Hodgkinson with Alex Brenchley

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Panda & Polar Bear
A fuzzy little comic by a couple who call each other Panda and Polar Bear, one grumpy and one cheeky, enjoying every day in their special manner.
www.pandaandpolarbear.com
Writers/Creators: Louise Wei & Dave Hodgkinson
Louise and Dave enjoy creating comic based on their lives, seeing it as an adventure with each other, Louise is in charge of the arty side, while Dave in charge of the techie side of things. Their comic Panda And Polar Bear started online 18th July 2012.
Guest Artist:
Alex Brenchley
Alex Brenchley (born 1983, London) is an artist, living and working in London. He has participated in exhibitions at the Barbican, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Battersea Arts Centre. He has designed artwork for the band Noah and the Whale, and illustrated for the British Museum children’s magazine, Remus.

Panda & Polar Bear¬†normally looks more like this…
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