Benjamin Dickson

Comic book writer and artist
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A New Jerusalem

A New Jerusalem

By Benjamin Dickson
New Internationalist / Myriad Editions, £12.99

1945. The war is over.

Eleven year-old Ralph lives with his mother, plays in bombed-out buildings, and dreams of the day his father will come home and tell him all about his heroic battles. But when his father actually does return, he’s far from what Ralph expected: his father is sullen, withdrawn and refuses to discuss the war at all. As Britain looks to a future fit for heroes, Ralph’s father struggles to adjust to civilian life. Susceptible to fits of crying and uncontrollable rages, his behaviour starts to directly impact Ralph and his mother, and the community around them.

“A highly recommended addition to the realistic war story canon that’s just as dramatic as any bullet-ridden conflict zone yarn.” –  Page 45

“A stunning tale” – Down the Tubes

“It is moving. It is smart. It is credible. He captures the barely seen wounds of post-war.” – Cynthia Enloe, author of The Big Push

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Fight the Power! A Visual History of Protest Among the English-Speaking Peoples

Written by Benjamin Dickson & Sean Michael Wilson
Illustrated by Hunt Emerson, John Spelling & Adam Pasion
New Internationalist / Myriad Editions. £9.99

Think protest never changed anything? Think again!

Today’s movements are part of a long history of struggle. This book visualises key moments in history where ordinary people have risen up and fought governments, corporations, even empires. When the 99% have stood up to combat exploitation and abuse or in pursuit of freedom of action and a better life. In other words, to show times in history, just like today, when people have struggled forward to Fight the Power! This comic book covers 14 cases of such struggle over the last 200 years and in several English speaking countries.

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Sant Claus vs the Nazis

Sant Claus vs the Nazis

Written by Benjamin Dickson

Illustrated by Gavin Mitchell

Coloured by Miroslav Mrva and Owen Watts

Markosia £15.99 (hardback) £10.99 (paperback)
Aces Weekly: www.acesweekly.co.uk

WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE WAR, SANTA?

During the invasion of Russia in 1940, German troops stationed in Lapland discover a mysterious village nestled in the mountains. A village that makes toys for children, run by a man with a big white beard…

Hitler realises its significance at once. Wars are won by industry, and Santa Claus has the greatest industrial capacity in the entire world. If he can deliver a present to every child in the world in a single night, Hitler could do the same with a bomb. Whoever controls Santa’s factory will win the war.

“One of the smartest, brightest pieces of sequential storytelling we’ve seen in this medium for years”
– David Lloyd (V for Vendetta)

Remarkably original… both exciting and action packed… a perfect read.” – Pipedream Comics

“Extraordinary” – Down the Tubes

“Honestly, I don’t know how I feel about this whole thing.” – Comics Can Be Stupid

“I liked it! It was exciting and the violence was the best part!” – Anabel F, aged 9, Huffman, Texas

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