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72 Hours

John Kilburn

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72 Hrs is a collection of three 24-hour comics by John Kilburn. They were made using 6-sided dice to randomly influence the story, artwork and even the number of panels per page. Risograph printed by Hato Press.

THE LEVIATHAN

The Leviathan was made during the Plymouth International Book Festival 2012 and is inspired by Moby Dick, themes surrounding the word Leviathan and Luke Rhinehart’s cult classic novel The Dice Man. This was John’s first attempt at making a comic of any kind and features mermaids, behemoths and unearthly daemon sirens.

THE COLLECTOR

The Collector was made at Plymouth museum during the Plymouth International Book Festival 2013. It is inspired by the permanent collection. An obsessive collector travels the world hunting for the women he loves, along the way he meets dog headed men, angry gods and some sexy dinosaurs!

AN EPIC TALE OF LIFE AND DEATH

​An Epic Tale of Life and Death was made at 64 Killigrew St’s 24-hour comic event 2014, it is inspired by themes of death and resurrection. Three intertwining stories about life and death, greed, love, giant crabs and emergency rescue dolphins.

Includes some adult content.

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