Category Archives: Comic strips

Sally Kindberg and a glimpse of childhood

A glimpse of childhood, originally part of Stranger, a work-in-progress but quite possibly in another form or even another story.  Struwwelpeter was a big early influence.  And the Grimm Brothers.

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Sally Kindberg and quails in space (again)

Thinking about quails again at the moment (as you do), and currently drawing a new story, a distraction I admit from a slowly ongoing and more complicated project. The comic strip above was part of an earlier iteration. Animal pioneers … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and more notes for Stranger, a graphic work in progress

 Early events were disturbing: gaslighting, mysterious letters, a bit of levitation, the occasional exorcism.  And a missing father.  Later, after happier times, when the person you trust the most says ‘I’m not who you think I am’, you start asking … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg meets Robin Hood again

Last weekend on my visit to Nottingham I noticed Robin Hood’s arrow had been replaced.  It was often stolen.  Robin features briefly in my work in progress (see notebook above). Interesting to note he now has a second job, like … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and the death of a brother

Early on Sunday 31st July my dear brother Christopher died. He was in hospital for three months, at University College Hospital and the Neurological hospital in London.  I read to him and held his hand when I visited over the … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s notebooks (more of them)

Pages from a few of my many notebooks in the last year.  I use my notebooks as a visual diary, a nursery for new ideas or notes for work in progress.

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Sally Kindberg’s ‘Stranger’, a work in progress – not a children’s book this time

Given this morning’s news of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, this rough frame from my current work in progress – a comic strip mystery memoir – sadly seems very a propos.  It illustrates an extract from a ten year … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg will talk about her work in May at Graphic Brighton

Looking forward to talking about my work, for younger audiences this time, and meeting other comic strip creators at Graphic Brighton this May. Extract from Fishboy above, and below, from a series of comic strips  for CBBC.

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Sally Kindberg’s notes about her childhood in Nottingham

This seems to be a recurring theme (far too often?) in notes for my graphic mystery/memoir. From the age of three I occasionally stayed at my grandmother’s house in Nottingham, periods coinciding with my mother disappearing, then turning up with … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s 4 frame comic strip stories

Can you tell a story in four frames? See Lockdown Love above and Wings below, tales from my notebook, drawn very quickly.  Sometimes it’s good to set yourself a time limit. More soon about a workshop making your stories come … Continue reading

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