In anticipation of the UK’s biggest comics exhibition to date, ‘Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK’, the British Library has unveiled a brand new artwork by ‘Tank Girl’ and ‘Gorillaz’ co-creator Jamie Hewlett.
The exciting new commission features a sassy new female character; a moody, caped female, equipped with hipflask and knuckle duster. She’s depicted in an alley way having just vanquished a generic super hero, shown dazed on the floor (with St Pancras station just visible in the background). Jamie Hewlett’s new artwork will appear on the exhibition poster around the country and as a six metre high graphic installation in the library.
The comic artist and designer, says: 'There is no national institution better than the British Library to showcase such an extensive collection of British comic art. I'm thrilled to be part of this exhibition, and to celebrate the history of British comics.'