A major new exhibition at the University of Glasgow offers art lovers and comic book enthusiasts alike the chance to explore the history of the graphic novel. Witness cultural and historical background to an industry that has absolutely exploded over recent years, including the rise of home grown talent such as Mark Millar and Grant Morrison.
The Comic Invention exhibit spans hundreds of years - and many different genres - to take a look at the human race has always told stories through pictures. The exhibit takes place at The Hunterian Art Gallery and Museum , running until July 17.
This event talks about how socially relevant the modern graphic novel as we know it has always been. From the iconic Lichtenstein and Warhol, to 18th century satirists, from the hieroglyphics of ancient Egypt to the modern day Batman and X-Men series, this exhibition has it all.