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Tom Humberstone

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Contact: [email protected]
Local authority: Edinburgh City
Languages: English
Tom Humberstone's headshot

Tom Humberstone is an award-winning comic artist and illustrator. His political comics have appeared in the New Statesman, The Nib, Buzzfeed and Vox. He has also produced work for Image Comics, Titan, and Blank Slate Books. His illustrations have appeared in The Guardian, VICE, Little White Lies, WIRED and many more. He has extensive experience in self-publishing, editing, design, storyboarding, and art direction.

Local authorities will visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events will deliver

Live drawing; Mentoring; Panel event; Residency; Talk; Workshop

Topics of work

Activism & protest; Adolescence; Adventure; Biography & memoir; Characters of colour & BAME characters; Class & society; Comedy, humour & funny books; Contemporary fiction; Crime fiction; Death, grief & bereavement; Editing & editing your own work; Emigration & immigration; Environment & climate; Family; Fantasy; Food; Friendship; Gender equality; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Historical fiction; History; Horror; Human rights; LGBTQIA+ characters; Loneliness & isolation; Love & romance; Music; Mystery & thriller; Nature; Politics; Poverty; Publishing & getting published; Science; Science fiction; Self-publishing & independent publishing; Sports; Violence & abuse; Wars & conflicts

Age groups published for

Teens; Adults

Age groups will work with

12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+