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A Graphic Cosmogony

Publisher: Nobrow (Oct 21 2010)

The Judeo-Christian story has God making the universe and everything in it in 7 days. Now the good people at Nobrow have given 24 artists 7 pages each to tell their stories of the creation of everything in A Graphic Cosmogony. The results are strange, beautiful and as varied as the styles of the artists involved.

The book itself is an art object, beautifully printed and bound with stunning cover art by Micah Lidberg. A Graphic Cosmogony is our favorite book yet from Nobrow who, since 2008, has been publishing an amazing assortment of books and comics out of London, UK. Be sure to check out their website for more titles.

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A Graphic Cosmogony by Nobrow

Cover art by Micah Lidberg

Genesis by Brecht Vandenbroucke

Man’s fall from grace in Brecht Vandenbroucke’s “Genesis”.

Andrew Rae’s “Deity School”

Our universe as the result of a God-child’s science project gone wrong in Andrew Rae’s “Deity School”.

“Illumination” by Stuart Kolakovic”.

A plague-dropping mosquito bite causes a vision of the true nature of the universe in “Illumination” by Stuart Kolakovic”.

“Ginnungagap” by Michael Sommers

The Norse creation myth retold in Michael Sommers’ “Ginnungagap”.

Luke Pearson’s “New Game”

Luke Pearson’s “New Game”

Artists appearing in A Graphic Cosmogony:

Stuart Kolakovic, Mikkel Sommers, Brecht Vandenbroucke, Luke Best, Rob Hunter, Jon McNaught, Ben Newman, Andrew Rae, Luke Pearson, Jack Teagle, Jon Boam, Jakob Hindrichs, Clayton Junior, Daniel Locke, Isabel Greenberg, Mike Bertino, Nick White, Rui Tenreiro, Sean Hudson, Luc Melanson, Katia Fouquet, Yeji Yun, Matthew Lyons, Liesbeth De Stercke.

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