Mary M Talbot

Mary Talbot is an internationally acclaimed scholar who has published widely on language, gender, and power, particularly in relation to media and consumer culture. Her recent books include Language and Gender (2nd edition) and Media Discourse: Representation and Interaction, though she continues to be best known for her critical investigation of the “synthetic sisterhood” offered by teen magazines. Dr. Talbot has worked in higher education for over 25 years and Dotter of her Father’s Eyes is the first work she has undertaken in the graphic-novel format. She is currently scripting a historical graphic novel.

Bryan Talbot has worked on underground comics, science fiction and superhero stories such as Judge Dredd and Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Vertigo titles including Hellblazer, Sandman, and Fables and has written and drawn several Eagle and Eisner Award-winning graphic novels. In 2009 he was awarded a Doctorate in Arts. He is currently drawing Grandville Bête Noire, the third volume in his series of steampunk detective thrillers.