Bittersweet (2nd Edition)


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Bittersweet is a comic book by graphic artist Gordon Shaw. The fourth instalment in the RICK series, Bittersweet is a funny & moving comic about living with an incurable brain tumour. Inside you’ll find heated conversations between Gordon and his own tumour, Rick, alongside observations on guilt, fatigue and mortality. An important, insightful and deeply personal account of the artist’s experience, full of brain facts and big feels.

This beautiful comic is perfect bound, with a spine and everything. Our first proper book!


Second Edition, published by Out of the Blueprint 2019.
Riso printed in our Edinburgh studio using soy ink and recycled paper.

Additional information

Weight200 g
Dimensions25 × 20 × 0.5 cm
Ink Colour(s)Black, Fluorescent Pink, Green, Yellow
PaperContext Yellow 225gsm, Milkweed 118gsm