MOONCOP

There’s a small, sweet, sad and funny graphic novel that I read last fall, and now’s the right time to tell you about it. The arrival of the new year has made me pensive. It’s Mooncop, published in 2016, and it’s just the loveliest, most endearing book I’ve read in quite a while. It’s the creation of Tom Gauld, the caricaturist and illustrator whose distinctive line drawings you may have seen in The Guardian. Gauld’s book is an intimate tale set in a nostalgic future. Humans have built a colony on the Moon: a rather modest little colony that, as … Continue reading MOONCOP