Collecting stories from a range of artists of colour across the UK, this comics anthology unites their voices under a single theme: 'catalyst'. In one story, the accidental witnessing of a horrific scene turns a regular day into a nightmare; in another, the truth of what it really took to put a man on the moon is revealed. From tales of misplaced memories to battles with the id, Catalyst offers a look at the consequences of big and small acts alike.
Showcasing a mix of established and emerging artists, this collection imagines the myriad ways in which a chain of events might end in either euphoria or catastrophe. Sometimes both. Edited by Ayoola Solarin, this provocative, intriguing and revelatory anthology invites readers to consider the situations, people and events that might accelerate change in their own lives and in our society as a whole.
"Strong and eclectic... this is the sort of thing we need a lot more of." - Bryan Lee O'Malley, creator of Scott Pilgrim and Seconds
"Filled with new and vibrant work... Catalyst truly lives up to its title in every
way possible." - John Jennings, illustrator of Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation