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Nobrow 9: It's Oh So Quiet (Nobrow Magazine)

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Publisher Comments:

As we hurtle along at breakneck speed accompanied by the great cacophony of modern life, we rarely experience a moment of silence. Silence, with its implication of stillness and absolute purity, is increasingly difficult to find. So how does an artist approach such a profound theme? Can an auditory ideal be conveyed through illustration and comics?

Nobrow 9 explores silence with sixteen of the best comic creators and over thirty star illustrators in this unique, international showcase of contemporary illustration and comics art.

  • Nobrow Magazine is a leading arts publication that aims to create a platform for artists to pool their creativity under a single, unifying theme.
  • It has extremely high production values and is printed in a unique spot color palette using vegetable inks on FSC approved paper.
  • Nobrow magazines are highly collectible. Each issue has a limited print run of five-thousand copies. Issues 1-5 are sold out and are traded for many times the cover price.
  • Strong appeal to both comic book and illustration communities.

Review:

"This distinctive and gorgeously produced comics anthology plants the flag for the current crop of art-heavy British cartoonists. This edition is focused on the elusive quality of silence. Artists and illustrators are assigned the task of using a limited four-color palette to create either pure illustrations or wordless comics that are variations on the issue's central theme. The artwork is utterly stunning throughout, and the artists demonstrate inventiveness in everything from the simplest panel arrangements to the most complex sequences. Standouts include the dark humor of 'Are You There Satan? It's Me, Cindy' by Hellen Jo and the crazy trip of Disa Wallander's 'A Sneeze Within a Sneeze.' Rather than limiting the artists' creativity, Nobrow's proscribed color mandate has the opposite effect, freeing them to explore the theme to its furthest possible extent (and sometimes miles beyond). It also ties the art in the book to older printing traditions where the use of spot colors was a technological necessity and not a choice. The result is a wonderful achievement as a collection of both art and visual storytelling." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Synopsis:

How is silence expressed? Can it be visual? Over 30 artists deal with the concept of silence and its absence.

About the Author

Sam Arthur and Alex Spiro are joint creative directors of Nobrow Press London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781907704635
Author:
Arthur, Sam
Publisher:
Nobrow Press
Author:
Spiro, Alex
Subject:
Graphic Novels-Anthologies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Nobrow Magazine
Publication Date:
20140531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 10
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color illustrations throughout
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
12.25 x 8.88 in
Age Level:
from 16

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Product details 128 pages Nobrow Press - English 9781907704635 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "This distinctive and gorgeously produced comics anthology plants the flag for the current crop of art-heavy British cartoonists. This edition is focused on the elusive quality of silence. Artists and illustrators are assigned the task of using a limited four-color palette to create either pure illustrations or wordless comics that are variations on the issue's central theme. The artwork is utterly stunning throughout, and the artists demonstrate inventiveness in everything from the simplest panel arrangements to the most complex sequences. Standouts include the dark humor of 'Are You There Satan? It's Me, Cindy' by Hellen Jo and the crazy trip of Disa Wallander's 'A Sneeze Within a Sneeze.' Rather than limiting the artists' creativity, Nobrow's proscribed color mandate has the opposite effect, freeing them to explore the theme to its furthest possible extent (and sometimes miles beyond). It also ties the art in the book to older printing traditions where the use of spot colors was a technological necessity and not a choice. The result is a wonderful achievement as a collection of both art and visual storytelling." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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How is silence expressed? Can it be visual? Over 30 artists deal with the concept of silence and its absence.
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