The extraordinary life and ideas of the bold author of Common Sense, Rights of Man and The Age of Reason, packed with vivid illustrations, and told using only the genuine verbatim voices of his time. Created by professional cartoonist and graphic novelist ‘Polyp‘. 112 full colour pages, 16 x 23cm

To buy your copy (£12 each, + £1p&p)…

UK CUSTOMERS The most supportive way to buy is via a payment (of £13) from your PayPal account to mine. My paypal ID is- Please make sure to provide your delivery address via PayPal. We’ll then post your copy directly to you.

If you’ve no paypal account, simply email me via and I’ll forward it to the shop administrator (‘Brock’) who will send you a Paypal link (for which no Paypal account is required), to buy direct from us.

If none of the above options are possible, UK customers can visit our Ebay shop HERE to order a copy. (Though this option costs me the biggest fee!)

OVERSEAS CUSTOMERS- Postage costs mean it’s only practical to send out a minimum of 5+ books overseas via a fully tracked package. Please email us directly via in order to arrange this.

Bulk orders from shops, museums or groups in UK and abroad are welcome- Please email us directly via to arrange an order. (Please note we’re unable accept cheques or postal orders.)

ABOUT THOMAS PAINE (1737 – 1809)

It’s an outrage that he has been almost totally whitewashed out of popular history. His writings sparked American democratic independence, opposed slavery, and heralded the concept of human rights. He became a member of the revolutionary government of France, but only narrowly escaped the guillotine under Robespierre’s fanatical tyranny. He was denounced and prosecuted for challenging the religious fundamentalism of his era.

Staymaker, pirate, astronomer, writer, engineer and philosopher, he is the world’s least known revolutionary freethinking historical hero: although vilified in his day, his bold, progressive ideas and amazingly dramatic life experiences still resonate today…

You can visit the original crowdfunder that made the book possible HERE Project social media- FACEBOOK and TWITTER

Preview & purchase my previous hidden radical history graphic novel ‘PETERLOO‘ via New Internationalist

You can view galleries of my regular ‘Polyp’ political cartoons HERE

A Fantastical Visual Biography of the forgotten enlightenment hero who changed the world.