Lovelace and Babbage mockupLovelace and Babbage is now an Eisner-Nominated graphic novel! A cornucopia of comics and a feast of footnotes!

“…a must-have for anyone who enjoys getting lost in a story as brilliant in execution as conception… permeated by delightful illustrations, obsessive foot- and endnotes, and a spirit of genuine inventiveness, it’s an early candidate for the year’s best.”

red_starPublishers Weekly (Starred Review)


UK Paperback coming next week!

  Greetings faithful Lovelace and Babbagians, those of you in Greenwich Mean Time will shortly have the chance to feast your eyes on the beautiful paperback edition of The Thrilling Adventures, check it out-   And look what all these lovely people say on the back! No plans for a paperback in the US as…

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Eisner Nominations!

Today (assuming I write this post quickly enough, Greenwich Mean Time) is the one-year anniversary of the publication of The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage. So it is extra-gobsmackingly amazing to be able to announce that is has been nominated for two Eisner Awards: Best New Graphic Album and Best Writer/Artist. It’s fairly obvious…

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Ada Lovelace 200!

It’s Ada Lovelace’s 200th birthday! I’ve spent the last couple of days at the truly extraordinary concatenation of gigantic intellects, Byron scholars and mathematics professors, computer scientists and composers, that was the Oxford Ada Lovelace Symposium. A fuller report to come when I’ve recovered from all the emotions and the Balliol dinner but you can…

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Curious about the mysterious, marvellous Analytical Engine? An animated explanation here. 





Sydney Padua is a animator and insufferable know-it-all, generally employed in making giant monsters appear to be attacking people in movies. She started drawing comics by accident and is still trying to figure out how to stop.


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