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The Best of Alex 2021

The Best of Alex 2021

AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 2022. PRE-ORDER NOW.

The Best of Alex 2021 will be available from February 2022 to coincide with an exhibition of Alex cartoons at the Chris Beetles gallery in London’s Mayfair.

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The Best of Alex 2020

The Best of Alex 2020

96 PAGE BUMPER COVID-19 SPECIAL IN HARDBACK AND FULL COLOUR THROUGHOUT.

As the world is ravaged by the Coronavirus pandemic, Alex and his middle-class professional peers are suddenly obliged to “work from home” with all the resulting domestic tensions and ructions.

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The Best of Alex 2019

The Best of Alex 2019

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The corporate world is full of concepts like “agile working”,“woke” seminars, ESG and “Veganuary” and with Brexit negotiations gridlocked Alex is facing the grim prospect that his job might be relocated to Frankfurt.

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The Best of Alex 2018

The Best of Alex 2018

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It’s the tenth anniversary of the Global Financial Crisis and the naughty bankers like Alex who are shouldering the blame for causing it are finding themselves punished with a stern new regulatory regime.

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The Best of Alex 2017

The Best of Alex 2017


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It's 30 years since Alex began his career in the City of London.

Today's post financial crisis reality comes as a grim contrast to those far-off, heady, carefree days of the 1980s, with all the additional uncertainties of Brexit, Trump and a General Election.



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The Best of Alex 2016

The Best of Alex 2016


Britain's favourite banker is back, battling Brexit, Bitcoin and beards..

It's 30 years since Big Bang and the City is swamped with alien concepts like P2P lending, Blockchain, Mifid ii and brown shoes...



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The Best of Alex 2015

The Best of Alex 2015


Alex is beginning to think that the financial crisis wasn't that bad in comparison to the vindictive compliance regime brought in to prevent it from (theoretically) ever happening again, which seems bent on destroying his ability to do business - or at any rate to do it over a pleasant lunch or a day's grouse shooting.

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The Best of Alex 2014

The Best of Alex 2014


The financial crisis seems ancient history as stock markets rise to record highs with banks frantically churning out deals in the hope of making a bit of money before everything goes wrong again.

However not all is rosy in the corporate world as Alex finds his hospitality budget slashed by compliance and a Russian oligarch's son as his new intern.

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The Best of Alex 2013

The Best of Alex 2013


More dispatches from the frontline of the global financial crisis.

Amid all the usual corporate shenanigans the book includes a special full-length full-colour Christmas special - It's a Wonderful Crisis - in which Alex does a spot of time-travelling and ends up working for the ultimate boss from Hell..

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The Best of Alex 2012

The Best of Alex 2012


The country is swamped with patriotic fervour as the Olympics come to London. Alex is at a loss to understand why he wasn’t chosen to participate in the opening ceremony to reflect the vital contribution the financial community has made to the capital.



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The Best of Alex 2011

The Best of Alex 2011


Three years have passed since the credit crunch and it looks like the global economy is going down the pan again. Alex and his fellow bankers wonder where the money is going to come from to bail them out this time round.



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The Best of Alex 2010

The Best of Alex 2010


The post credit crunch financial landscape begins to emerge: with banks raking in vast profits as they cream off the taxpayers’ money while there’s still some left
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The Best of Alex 2009

The Best of Alex 2009


The credit crunch bites, the global capitalist system teeters on the brink of collapse and bankers find themselves Public Enemy Number One.
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The Best of Alex 2008

The Best of Alex 2008


An annus horribilis for Alex as global stock markets melt down, major investment banks go bust and England fail to qualify for Euro 2008.

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The Best of Alex 2007

The Best of Alex 2007


Alex masterminds a buyout of Santa Claus's business, has a near-death experience on the ski slopes and wins his spurs in a wild west corporate bonding exercise.

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The Best of Alex 2006

The Best of Alex 2006


Alex has an affair, gets a new American boss and appears on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire? Prince William does work experience at the bank and Alex and Clive take a trip to Narnia.

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The Best of Alex 2005

The Best of Alex 2005


Alex is back in an unfamiliar City presided over by compliance officers and “diversity” committees. Then he gets a new graduate trainee: a smug Eurotrash polyglot named Christian ..

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The Best of Alex 2004

The Best of Alex 2004


Unemployed, financially vulnerable and wondering whether he'll ever fly business class again, can the most ruthless banker in the city claw his way back to the top?

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The Best of Alex 2002

The Best of Alex 2002


The financial world is rocked by corporate scandals (Enron, WorldCom etc) and Alex has to fight to save his job.



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The Best of Alex 1998-2001

The Best of Alex 1998-2001


Classic cartoons from the turn of the 21st Century where the City of London was under siege from bizarre new concepts such as email, the internet and permanent dress down.

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Celeb (from Private Eye)

Celeb (from Private Eye)


The best of fifteen years of Private Eye's cult cartoon strip featuring Gary Bloke - the ultimate wrinkly rock star - and his dysfunctional family.

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ALEX III Son of Alex (1990)

ALEX III Son of Alex (1990)

Alex's son Christopher is born, Clive has an affair with American trader Ruth and Alex visits his past and future in his own Christmas Carol.

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ALEX II Magnum Force (1989)

ALEX II Magnum Force (1989)

Alex gets married, goes on safari and the ski slopes and endures the formidably dull travel reminiscences of his journalist brother Greg

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The Alex Technique (1999)

The Alex Technique (1999)

Alex's guide to survival in the City. Alex shares some of the tricks that have kept him at the top in the world of international finance.

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Banker, Boni, Börsenwahn (2005)

Banker, Boni, Börsenwahn (2005)

Alex in German.

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The Best of Alex VI - Australian edition (1994)

The Best of Alex VI - Australian edition (1994)

The Best of Alex from the Australian Financial Review

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The Best of Alex V - Australian edition (1993)

The Best of Alex V - Australian edition (1993)

The Best of Alex from the Australian Financial Review

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The Best of Alex IV - Australian edition (1992)

The Best of Alex IV - Australian edition (1992)

The Best of Alex from the Australian Financial Review

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The Best of Alex III - Australian edition (1991)

The Best of Alex III - Australian edition (1991)

The Best of Alex from the Australian Financial Review

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The Best of Alex II - Australian edition (1990)

The Best of Alex II - Australian edition (1990)

The Best of Alex from the Australian Financial Review

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The Best of Alex - Australian edition (1989)

The Best of Alex - Australian edition (1989)

The Best of Alex from the Australian Financial Review

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