Tate Liverpool Talk

Graphic Novels with Bryan and Mary Talbot

Learn about the power of the graphic novel from collaborative writers Bryan and Mary Talbot

Hear from Costa Book Award winners Bryan and Mary Talbot as they discuss the power of the graphic novel to communicate complex and challenging material in an accessible way.

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Bryan Talbot has written and drawn comics and graphic novels for over 40 years, including Judge Dredd, Batman, Sandman, The Adventures of Luther Arkwright, The Tale of One Bad Rat, Alice in Sunderland, Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes and his current detective thriller series, Grandville. He has published in over twenty countries and has been awarded an honorary Doctorate in Arts and an honorary Doctorate in Letters.

Dr Mary Talbot is an internationally acclaimed scholar of gender, language and power who now writes graphic novels. Her first, Dotter of her Father's Eyes (with Bryan Talbot), won the Costa Biography Award in 2013. Her second, Sally Heathcote, Suffragette (with Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot), was published in May 2014. Her third, The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia (with Bryan Talbot) was published in May 2016.

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4th floor Auditorium

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool L3 4BB
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Date & Time

20 October 2018 at 11.30–12.45