Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Women
Adam Murphy and Lisa Murphy

"I love Corpse Talk. Ingenious and funny and unfailingly fascinating. Brilliant stuff." - Philip Pullman

The second amazing thematic Corpse Talk book - all about the most amazing women from history ever!

Adam Murphy interviews the dead famous women who changed the world - getting their stories straight from the corpses' mouths! Reading Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Women is like having history injected into your brain! It guarantees laughs, surprises, and a whole host of the most astonishing achievements by some of the most amazing women you'll ever discover.

How did Elizabeth I smash the Spanish Armada? How did Anne Frank's diary help her deal with despair? Was Ching Shih the world's coolest pirate queen? Uncover all this and more in Corpse Talk, the hilarious and mind-expanding show that brings the dead famous to life!

Series : The Phoenix Presents

Published by : David Fickling Books

Date: 01 March 2018

ISBN: 978-1910989609

Format: Paperback

Pages: 128pp

Price : £9.99


Adam Murphy

Comics artist. Illustrator. Husband. Idiot savant. Desperately trying to make sense of it all.  Slowly feeling like I’m getting the hang of it. Full-time comics artist since 2011.



Lisa Murphy

Canadian comics colourist, based in Glasgow. Maple syrup addict. Secret talent: blowing bubbles off my tongue.


Reviews of Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Women

"I love Corpse Talk. Ingenious and funny and unfailingly fascinating. Brilliant stuff." - Philip Pullman ; "Funny and informative...there's a lot of humour here, there's plenty of information and context, too - both of which are key first steps towards a child's historical understanding...It has the makings of a huge success for children, and for parents, too." - Telegraph ; "There are children for whom this will rank among the most valuable books of their lives...Corpse Talk is an article of such goodwill and an achievement of such informative pleasure- I just adore it." - Women Write About Comics