How did medieval books inspire early comic book artists?

Artists of the early comic era (1920s-1930s) – such as Frans Masereel and Lynd Ward – had a keen interest in medieval woodcuts.

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Getting Medieval at Orbital Comics

The Medieval Comics exhibition launched at Orbital Comics on 23 March 2017 and ran till the end of April. Visitors got to see original artwork by Karrie Fransman inspired by the work of medieval literature scholars as well as comics from the Middle Ages.