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Darkness Outside the Night


By Andy Shaw

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Graphic Novel Review: Darkness Outside The Night

by David Holloway


Being a comic book fan and collector of graphic novels I was excited to get me hands on a copy of Xie Peng and Duncan Jepson’s newest graphic novel Darkness Outside The Night.


I am a firm favourite of mainstream works, but relish the opportunity to discover and explore darker material and that is exactly what Darkness Outside The Night delivers.

Devised and completed over 6 years, Darkness Outside The Night explores feelings through its main character, a cute little gnome like creature that, for the majority of the novel, feels pain and bleeds. From a horrific box to the heights of the mountains, we are shown a bleak world of reds, oranges, and black that encircles the green covered character in his quest to find greater meaning in life.

…to highlight that bright moment in an almost dark and depressing existence… Click here to read more »