Brick Moon

Brick Moon is a story I started working on but never finished.  It’s set in an imaginary time, about 1500 AD. The main characters are monks. They are calligraphers and letter setters who work in a letterpress printing workshop.   Brick Moonn

This first image is based on a Japanese manga by Hideko Mizuno, “Gin no habira” (Silver Petals) 1960. Manga never ever fails to inspire me. For example, I found this fascinating article about the history of early “shojo manga” – Japanese comics made mainly for and by girls/women.

http://www.danmazurcomics.com/2014/02/28/comics-a-global-history-early-shojo-manga/

I became immensely interested in letterpress printing after having done a course myself at the Special Collections in the University of Otago library.

brick moon p 3

 

 

 

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