Publisher: Reaktion Books, London, 2011, 1st edition. Hardback with good dustjacket, 303 pages, 71 illustrations in b&w. Book and dustjacket are in very good condition. A fascinating, comprehensive and entertaining history of the British Comic from the early 'Comic Cuts' of the Victorian era, through to the modern day comic. All the favourites are reviewed including Gem, Magnet, Lion, Boys Own, Beano, Dandy etc, Viz and the modern era British comic renaissance by such creators as Alan Moore (League of Extraordinary Gentlemen), Grant Morrison (Zenith and 'Dare'), Warren Ellis (Ministry of Space) and Garth Ennis (War Stories, Battlefields).