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  • Published: 30 April 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473520486
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224
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If

The Graphic Novel




A new collection by Britain’s finest political cartoonist, covering the less than glorious days of the Cameron-Clegg coalition government

In his daily cartoon for the Guardian and his long-running strip, IF, in the same paper, Steve Bell has proved that he is without equal in Britain as political cartoonist. Savage, funny, rude, constantly transgressing the rules of good taste, and of course beautifully drawn his cartoons are hated by those they lampoon and loved by everyone who likes to see authority subverted. In his new collection he covers the years of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government, 2010-2015, fertile ground for Bell’s genius. From George Osborne in his bondage gear, the ‘Quiet Man’ zombie Ian Duncan Smith, Cable the elephant, Cameron the talking condom and Clegg the butler to Kipling and the IF penguins, every awful moment of the coalition years is re-run before your eyes … but Steve Bell style: ‘outrageous, anarchic, brilliant, sometimes inexplicable and a bit mad (not really)’ to quote John Pilger.

  • Pub date: 30 April 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473520486
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224

About the Author

Steve Bell

Steve Bell was born in 1951. He began to work for the Guardian in 1981 and his cartoons have appeared in the paper ever since. He is the author seven previous collections, most recently IF… Bursts Out (2010).

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