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Benjamin Marra: Sketchbook Portfolio

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Ultraviolent comic sketchbooks from the irreverent Benjamin Marra

I come back to Benjamin Marra’s sketchbooks time and again when I feel like real life is just a little too drab. The witty and irreverent comics artist has an insatiable appetite for the surreal and absurd that never fails to get me tittering away like a cheeky schoolboy. Everything from the unusually-proportioned physiques of his protagonists to the bizarre headlines that run across his images serve to delight and entertain, whether that’s the catchily-named Fantomah Meets Madame Satan at a Lesbian Bar in Hell or the wild-eyed warrior LuLu Benedict: Angry Bitch, Vigilante Gangleader. He’s also drawn one of the finest portraits of Beyoncé I’ve ever laid eyes on. Long may his madness continue!

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Benjamin Marra: Sketchbook Portfolio

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Benjamin Marra: Sketchbook Portfolio

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Benjamin Marra: Sketchbook Portfolio

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Benjamin Marra: Sketchbook Portfolio

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Benjamin Marra: Sketchbook Portfolio