How to make a really successful comic like Corpse Talk

Published on: 26 January 2018 Author: Sophie Offord

Adam and Lisa Murphy are the talented husband-and-wife duo behind Corpse Talk: a comic book series that digs up historical figures and facts in its own brilliant way. So if anyone knows a thing or two about making a comic, it's these guys...

Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Scientists is shortlisted for a Blue Peter Book Award

If you've always wanted to make a comic or you just really, really love to read them, here's just the thing for you. Adam and Lisa Murphy, authors of Corpse Talk, have made a video that shares all of their brilliant creative tips: from how to get inspiration to giving your drawings precisely the right colour...

Have a watch below and tell us if you've been inspired to create your own little masterpiece! You can share any pictures @booktrust on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. 

Meanwhile, Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Scientists is on the shortlist for the Blue Peter Book Awards, under the category 'Best Books With Facts'.

Who do you think should win?

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Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Scientists

Author: Adam and Lisa Murphy

A fun and funky graphic exploration of some of the greatest scientists you’ve ever heard of – and maybe a few you haven’t!

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Drawings from the book

Check out some of the amazing illustrations of dead famous scientists, and learn something new...