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A Discovery in Comics

Discovery in Comics


128 Pages, 8 x 8

Formats: Cloth, PDF

Cloth, $18.99 (US $18.99) (CA $24.99)

Publication Date: June 2019

ISBN 9781681122106

Rights: WOR X UK

NBM Publishing (Jun 2019)

Price: $18.99


A refreshingly genuine, personal look into relationships and how they work, depicted in fun comics

Love is a many-splendored thing, as comic artist Margreet de Heer has found out through several relationships and her marriage to fellow artist Yiri. How to describe it? Is love passion, stability, friendship, or all of the above? In this comics exploration, the author investigates different questions about love. Is there really such a thing as finding The One? What happens in the brain when we fall in love? How can we keep long-term love? What to do about a broken heart? Margreet herself seems to have found her ideal partner in Yiri, but after so many years of marriage, how about that Seven Year Itch? This book deals with many aspects of love, sex, and relationships in a lighthearted, playful, and often thought-provoking manner.


"The depths of love's mysteries may be endless, but de Heer's book is an entertaining attempt to explain it all." —Peter Dabbene, Foreword

Author Biography

Margreet de Heer studied theology but decided to become a comic artist. After graduating in 1999, she got a job in the comic store Lambiek in Amsterdam, where she worked alongside comic expert Kees Kousemaker on the online Comiclopedia on They collaborated on a book on Dutch comics, and since then, de Heer's work has been published in a wide range of Dutch newspapers and magazines. Her graphic novels include Philosophy, A Discovery in Comics, Religion, a Discovery in Comics, and Science, A Discovery in Comics.