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Step into the irreverent world of disabled cartoonist Crippen aka Dave Lupton, who has been in the vanguard of disability arts movement for more years than he cares to mention. His work has appeared in mainstream press, on TV and film and is now probably the best Disabled cartoonist in the world!

The case of the combustable trousers!

25 November 2013


IDS spontaneously combusts

As more and more evidence comes to light that Ian Duncan Smith, Minister for Works and Pensions, has been somewhat economical with the truth regarding ATOS and the benefits assessment process, the Criptarts decide to challenge him more directly ... Click here to see more   For the full facts about IDS and his lies, please click on the following links ... So click here to read what the Guardian has to say about IDS and his lies ... Click here to read what the Welfare News Service have...

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The Criptarts promote Colin's new book

23 November 2013


Knitting Time

Our esteemed Editor, not content with running Disability Arts on Line (DAO) and travelling all over the country to interview fellow disabled artists, has managed to find the time to create a new book. Entitled 'Knitting Time' the book not only contains powerful new prose and poetry, it also contains  hand drawn illustrations that are described by one critic as "fabulously dark, surrealist line drawings ..." and which undoubtedly add extra depth and dimension to the book....

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Wake up call!

22 November 2013


Crippen's wake up call

Colin (DAO Editor): "Oy Crippen!" Crippen: "What?!" Colin: "When you going to do some more work on the Criptarts strip cartoon?" Crippen: "Er ... it's a work in progress!" Colin: "Can't see much evidence of any work!" Crippen: "I'm supposed to be retired ..." Colin: "You can't retire from the disability arts movement mate!" Crippen: "Can't I?!" Colin: "Nope. You're in it for life!"...

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Tory Party Hackathon

15 November 2013


Tory Party Hackathon

Not content with pushing through retrospective legislation in order to cover up their illegal activities regarding benefit changes, the Tories are now apparently hacking the internet in order to remove all copies of speeches and press releases made by them between 2000 and May 2010. These are the speeches and statements that held pre election promises about leaving the NHS alone, providing more support for disabled people, etc. All of which, once in power, they've renaged on! The party has...

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