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Happy Birthday Terry & Eric: a year of Mann's Best Friend

Happy Birthday Terry & Eric: a year of Mann's Best Friend

Our debut graphic novel, Mann’s Best Friend was published a year ago today. It is the tale of Terry Mann, an ordinary office worker, and his unsuitable dog, Eric.…

gluepotbooks 25th August 2018
I've started so I'll finish: getting to the end of a project

I've started so I'll finish: getting to the end of a project

I've started so I'll finish — getting to the end of a project I’m currently working on drawing the last few pages of Carrie's Cough, and as I work I’m thinking…

gluepotbooks 11th May 2018
Carrie's Cough - new graphic novel coming soon

Carrie's Cough - new graphic novel coming soon

Picture the scene;  I was in a panel discussion at LICAF 2017, enjoying a charming talk by Hannah Berry, Darryl Cunningham and Fumio Obata called Telling the Truth,…

gluepotbooks 3rd May 2018
When is a dog book not a 'dog book'?

When is a dog book not a 'dog book'?

**this post contains spoilers** When people first see Mann’s Best Friend, they often say, “Oooh, a dog book!” They usually say it with enthusiasm and interest,…

gluepotbooks 25th April 2018
Comic art fairs – Margate and more (plus Back, Sack & Crack (& Brain) by Robert Wells)

Comic art fairs – Margate and more (plus Back, Sack & Crack (& Brain) by Robert Wells)

Gluepot Books beano to Margate Last weekend we went to the first Margate International Comic Art festival. This is Scarlett’s closest comic art expo, but was a…

gluepotbooks 19th April 2018
Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter from us at Gluepot Books, and welcome to our new website! We will be updating it frequently with work-in-progress blogs and information about our books……

gluepotbooks 4th April 2018