Science Tales by Darryl Cunningham
Science Tales

Darryl Cunningham is a photographer, artist, cartoonist and sculptor. He graduated from Leeds College of Art in Keighley, West Yorkshire, and was involved in the British small-press comic scene in the early 1990s. He produced a few self-published comics and contributed to anthologies such as Fast Fiction, Dead Trees, and Turn. His comics have also appeared in Inkling, Trident, Alcheminst, Bliss and Dead Trees. He has made the noir thriller graphic novel 'Meet John Dark' with Simon Gane for Slab-O-Concrete in 1998. His cartoons have appeared on the website of Forbidden Planet, and in publications of the Act-i-vate collective. Cunningham is furthermore is the creator of webcomics like 'Super-Sam and John-of-the-Night' and 'The Streets of San Diablo'.

comic art by Darryl Cunningham (1990)

By the late 1990s, he moved away from comics, only to return years later with a series of graphic journalism books in which he uses the comics medium to delve into difficult matter. His book 'Psychiatric Tales' (Blank Slate, 2010), for instance, delves inside the mysteries of mental disorders - presenting explanations and recollections using the cartoonist's own experiences as both a psychiatric and care nurse and as someone who himself has suffered from depression.

Psychiatric Tales by Darryl Cunningham
Psychiatric Tales

He is furthermore the writer and artist of 'Science Tales', a book of comic strip essays on controversial science subjects, and 'Supercrash: How to Hijack the Global Economy', in which he investigates free-world politics and the financial crisis. Cunningham has also released 'Uncle Bob Adventures' through Blank Slate, a two volume collection of strips that tells stories from the life of a 150-year-old man.

Uncle Bob Adventures by Darryl Cunningham
Uncle Bob Adventures

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