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.

£12.99
Paperback, 268 pages. 152mm x 229mm.
Black and white interiors, full colour cover.
ISBN: 978-0957431805

 

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Reviews

Blogs

Page 45, December 12th, 2012.

ConSequential, December 12th 2012.

Alternate Cover – Best Comics of 2012 – December 22nd 2012

Paste Magazine – Erika Moen’s Best Comics of 2012 - December 28th 2012.

The New Statesman, December 29th 2012.

Forbidden Planet International – Richard Bruton’s Best Comics of 2012, December 29th 2012.

The Literary Platform, March 15th 2013.

The Crack – Book of the Month, March 27th 2013.

Dystopic, September 2nd 2013

Podcasts

Comic News Insider. Pick of the week – Episode 449, December 05, 2012

Alternate Cover. Lead Review – Episode 5, December 21st 2012.

 

Stockists

You can find Ellerbisms at the following shops…

Gosh! London
Orbital Comics, London
Eggs, Milk, Butter, London
Page 45, Nottingham
OK Comics, Leeds
Plan B, Glasgow
Waterstones, Kent and Essex
Foyles, Charing Cross Road
Travelling Man, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, York
Gnash, Devon
Amazon Marketplace

Or buy directly from the publisher.

 

Digital stores

You can now download Ellerbisms as an eBook for the following platforms.

PDF
comiXology
iTunes/iBooks
Kindle UK | US (for Kindle stores in other countries simple search by title)

 

3 Comments

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    March 15, 2013

    […] Ellerbisms started as a diary comic, a cartoon reinterpretation of the events of Marc Ellerby’s day. This is a standard proving ground for many online comic artists, but Ellerby soon found himself involved in a fresh love affair that adds an emotional core to his story – and, unlike many diary comics, it does turn into a story. A common problem is that most people just don’t have enough happening in their life, and so the prospect of mining their everyday life for dramatic fodder becomes incredibly difficult. Annoyingly for Mr. Ellerby, this wasn’t the case. […]