Kurt Cobain: God Speed

Godspeed: The Kurt Cobain Graphic takes Cobain’s story and plays it out as a totally unique graphic novel.

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Jim McCarthy on Kurt Cobain: Godspeed.

Godspeed: The Kurt Cobain Graphic


From the luminous colours of an idyllic childhood through the flamboyant hues of success and stardom, Cobain’s story inevitably declines into a much darker palette. The script draws from the singer’s tortured self-image as well as straightforward biographical fact so that the tone of the book fluctuates between subjective dream-state and objective reality.

Much more than a biography, Godspeed is unlike anything you have read about Kurt Cobain before. Going beyond the facts, it transmutes Cobain’s extraordinary life into an equally extraordinary work of art,

By Barnaby Legg, Jim McCarthy and Flameboy

Colourful, disturbing but above all innovative, Godspeed puts the “graphic” into Graphic novel.

Jeff Hudson.

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