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COMICS

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NEWS

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BIO

Former political cartoonist for the New Statesman and regular long-form comic journalist for The Nib, Vox and Cartoon Movement.

I also work as a professional illustrator, storyboard artist and designer.

My comics have appeared in the Eisner nominated Nelson (Blank Slate Books), Phonogram (Image Comics), Doctor Who (Titan), Paper Science (We Are Words + Pictures), and The Independent.

Eagle Award winner in 2008, British Comic Award nominee in 2014 and self-publisher of a variety of comics including Art School Scum, 24-hour comic Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Crohns Disease, and the illustrated reportage book My Fellow Americans (co-authored with journalist Dan Hancox).

Editor and publisher of the critically acclaimed UK comics anthology Solipsistic Pop founded in 2009.
Co-editor of the Sidekick Press book Over The Line: An Introduction to Poetry and Comics (2016).

For regular updates of my work and current projects, follow my blog, or join this mailing list.


CONTACT

For commissions, quotes or further information please email me directly at tomhumberstone@gmail.com.


SUPPORT

Original artwork is available to own. Please email me to let me know what piece you're interested in.
Visit my online shop to buy my comics.
Digital versions of some of my books are now available on Sequential or on Gumroad.
A selection of archival quality prints of my work are available through Inprnt.


CLIENTS

The Guardian, Buzzfeed, Vox, Titan, Egmont, VICE, Edelman, McCann, Oxford University Press, Stripeland, New Statesman, BBC, Empire Design, New Humanist, HR Magazine, World Architecture News, Moneywise Magazine, Butch & Sundance Media, Cordaid, The Independent, Stylist Magazine, Mother, The Nib, Pando Quarterly, Lonely Leap, Hype Machine, Dazed & Confused, Word Magazine (+ many more).


AWARDS

2014 Nominated for the British Comic Awards (Best Comic category).
2014 Selected for the Society of Illustrators Comic + Cartoon Award (Comic Strip category).
2012 Eisner nomination for Nelson (Best Anthology category).
2008 Won an Eagle Award for How To Date a Girl in 10 Days (Best British Black + White Comic).

SELECTED PRESS

Process podcast interview.
Varoom! Magazine feature.
Comics Grid interview.
Gosh! Comics Spotlight.
The Comics Journal review.
Broken Frontier feature.
Design Week feature.