New Dawn Fades: The Graphic Novel about Joy Division and Manchester - by Brian Gorman

Published: November 2018
132 pages
Paperback
Publisher: Invisible Six Books
RRP 15.00
ISBN-13: 978-0-9955218-3-4
Dimensions: 17.5 x 25 cm

New Dawn Fades is a stylish graphic novel adaptation of the highly-acclaimed stage play, New Dawn Fades The Story of Joy Division and Manchester, that was written by Brian Gorman and produced by All Roads Meet Ltd. The play premiered in July 2013 at the Manchester Fringe Festival. It toured nationally in April 2016. In April 2018, a new production played for four nights at The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester. The book also includes 8 pages of colour photos from the play.

New Dawn Fades follows the short, massively-influential career of the iconic late 70s and early 80s band Joy Division and their impact on popular culture. Its packed with emotive black and white artwork, historical references and Shay Rowans striking photos from both versions of the play.

Written and illustrated by Brian Gorman, design and layout by Giles D Bastow.

Introduction by Mick Middles.


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2018 stage play poster