Welsh-language comics
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The first Welsh-language comic was Ifor Owen's Hwyl which ran from 1949 to 1989.[1]

Other Welsh-language comics include Hebog (founded 1968), Llinos (1972), Sboncyn (1980s), Penbwl (1989) and Wcw.[2]

Mellten, founded in 2016, is a quarterly children's comic created by Huw Aaron and published by Y Lolfa. It features work by Jac Jones, Ben Hillman, Joe Watson, Alexander Matthews and Wilbur Dawbarn.[3]

The first Welsh-language graphic novel was Pelydr-Ll, published by Y Lolfa, and created by Elwyn Ioan and Gareth Miles.

Y Mabinogi is a graphic novel adaptation of the 2003 film, which is in turn based on the classic Welsh tales known as The Mabinogion. It was written by Wales-based writer/artist Mike Collins.

Seren a Sbarc yn Achub (Cwpan) y Bydysawd is a comic-format children's book created by Elidir Jones and Huw Aaron, and published by Llyfrau Broga Books[4]

Gwil Garw a'r Carchar Crisial is a 2021 children's graphic novel written and illustrated by Huw Aaron, and published by Llyfrau Broga Books.[5]


  1. ^ Stephens, Meic (31 May 2007). "Ifor Owen, Illustrator and teacher". The Independent. Retrieved 1 June 2010.[dead link]
  2. ^ "Comics Cymraeg". BBC Cymru Fyw (in Welsh). 28 May 2016. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Mellten - Cartref". mellten.com. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  4. ^ Broga. "LLYFRAU GWREIDDIOL GWYCH I BLANT CYMRU". Llyfrau Broga Books. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  5. ^ sônamlyfra (10 February 2022). "Gwil Garw a'r Carchar Crisial - Huw Aaron". Sonamlyfra. Retrieved 9 March 2022.