Author David,1974-auth Squires Published by Century ISBN 9781780895581 EAN 9781780895581 Bic Code Cover Hardback
This is football comic-ery, but not as you know it. Welcome to the inimitable work of illustrator David Squires. Football and comics. Once a hearty Saturday combination to match cartoons and cereal, in recent years they’ve drifted apart. Thankfully for us, Squires is here to change all that. In The Illustrated History of Football, his first book, Squires relives some of football’s most glorious moments and meets its greatest figures. In a sport full of handsome pay cheques and corporate sponsors, he also casts a critical eye over corrupt backroom workings and helps pierce football’s overblown balloon.