Quarantine Comix

A Memoir of Life in Lockdown

Rachael Smith
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An award-winning graphic memoir of lockdown life, Quarantine Comix is a funny, tender, heartfelt and insightful look at isolation.

'Funny and sad and relatable and wise - Rachael Smith's Quarantine Comix are like the hug from a friend you didn't know you needed.' - Chris Addison

Written and drawn every day during the 2020 lockdown and shared online with #QuarantineComix, 2020 Comedy Women in Print-shortlisted Rachael Smith's delightful comics helped people who were isolated all over the world to feel connected.

At times laugh-out-loud funny, at others bitter-sweet, philosophical or downright silly, this collection of 200 drawings tells the story of one woman overcoming loneliness and self-doubt with exquisite, wry humour and raw honesty.

During a time when many feel anxious and apart from loved ones, Quarantine Comix offers relief in shared experiences.

Author bio:

Rachael Smith is a comic artist and writer. She's created many critically acclaimed graphic novels including Wired Up Wrong, Stand in Your Power, Artificial Flowers and The Rabbit, which was nominated for Best Book in the 2015 British Comic Awards, following her nomination for Emerging Talent. Rachael's worked on Titan's Doctor Who comic series and is currently working on Isabella & Blodwen as well as continuing making her #QuarantineComix series inspired by the lockdown. Quarantine Comix is the winner of Comicon.com's Best Digital/Webcomic of 2020 and Pipedream Comics' Winner of Best Indie/Small Press Comic of 2020, among other awards.

Category: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781785787836
Publisher: Icon Books
Imprint: Icon
Pub Date: August 2021
Page Extent: 224
Format: Paperback
Subject: Memoirs