The cult autobiographical web-comic is finally released in a handsome collection from Great Beast Comics.
Ellerbisms is the story of a relationship told in pictures through the autobiographical comics of Marc Ellerby. This brutally-honest comic catches a glimpse into the life of a young couple, their highs and lows, their sighs and LOLs.
Ellerbisms started life as a web-comic, which ran between 2007 and 2010. The story began with a joke of the day structure and it was more of an exercise in drawing than anything else. Then Ellerby met a Swedish girl called Anna and then things started to change. The book became more about their life together than anything else and Ellerby concentrated on making it about those small moments in life that we all have and we can all relate to.
The print edition collects more than 200 original strips plus an additional 30 pages of brand new material exclusive to this edition, including a new prologue and epilogue.
Paperback, 268 pages. 152mm x 229mm.
Black and white interiors, full colour cover.
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The New Statesman, December 29th 2012.
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The Literary Platform, March 15th 2013.
Dystopic, September 2nd 2013
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Alternate Cover. Lead Review – Episode 5, December 21st 2012.
You can find Ellerbisms at the following shops…
Orbital Comics, London
Eggs, Milk, Butter, London
Page 45, Nottingham
OK Comics, Leeds
Plan B, Glasgow
Foyles, Charing Cross Road
Travelling Man, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, York
Or buy directly from the publisher.
You can now download Ellerbisms as an eBook for the following platforms.