Above: 'Entering the City' by Tim Molloy. Copyright Tim Molloy 2009.
Chances are if you've being following NZ comics for the last 10 years you're bound to own some comics created by Tim Molloy.
He regularly produced comics for 'Craccum' magazine in the first half of the decade and self-published a variety of comics including: 'Poot', 'Endless Plain', 'Mr Unpronounceable' and my personal favourite title: 'The Ground! It Rushes Upwards!'.
Tim's comics often contrast the surreal with the mundane; inviting you into a world of imagery and symbolism that is at once comfortably familiar and completely alien at the same time. Slice of life stories that take place in a foreign world you don't recognise, but with characters who's actions and motivations are very recognisably human.
In recent years he's built up a formidable visual language of his own, which he is now using to re-imagine bible stories, reinterpreting them through his own unique symbolism as seen above in the stunning 'Entering the City' (a reinterpretation of