Putting the stress back into colouring books, this is your chance to colour outside of the lines, to rip, rend, tear and destroy, scribble, deface or obliterate the images. Dump on your distress! Take out your frustrations on the page! Evil Editor ILYA I. KILLYA has assembled a crack team of top professional cartoonists and illustrators to 'toon up your terrors, throw out your troubles and definitively trash your traumas. Fill in these visual fillips, images of stress - distressed bods, stressful situations, the daily tripe that messes with your melons - and end it, any way you care to, however you dare to: Get creative, be artistic, play anarchic. Feel free to go as twisted or rude as you like! HELLO, KILL YOU Pet hates, bugbears, bastard bloody botheration! Stressy folks, hateful objects, hate figures - from traffic wardens to politicians, forever pissing on your chips - Big Blue Blistering Barnacles! 'Unexpected item in the bagging area.' ARRGGH! Second-hand smoke? Or is it the self-righteous anti-smoking lobby? GRRR! The missed bus, the long queue, the computer forever crashing ...break Murphy's Law, scratch crap's eyes out. F*CK OFF CANCER!
Accentuate the positive, obliterate the negative. DON'T MESS WITH MISTER IN-BETWEEN!
Author and editor ILYA's comic strip stories have been published internationally - across America (Marvel, DC, Dark Horse), Japan (Kodansha) and throughout Europe. Recent book titles include the graphic novel Room For Love, his daring adaptation of Manga Shakespeare's King Lear, and noir anthology It's Dark In London (all titles from SelfMadeHero). Between 2006-8 he masterminded three volumes of the groundbreaking Mammoth Book of Best New Manga. He has also compiled The Mammoth Book of Cult Comics and the truly remarkable Mammoth Book of Skulls. His virtual rolodex bulges with contacts from the worlds of comics, manga and illustration. Next up: the all-ages opus Kid Savage, in collaboration with Ben10 co-creator Joe Kelly.