{comics} exquisite corpse

Exquisite Corpse by Pénélope Bagieu originally: Cadavre exquis (Gallimard 2010) ARC via Netgalley w/ free and fairly regarded gratitude to First Second Books. Anticipate their English translation (by Alexis Siegel): May 2015. – Zoe isn’t exactly the intellectual type, which is why she doesn’t recognize world-famous author Thomas Rocher when she stumbles into his apartment…and into hisContinue reading “{comics} exquisite corpse”

Trondheim and McGuiness

A few comics for you today. Unusually short, I know… I recommend them both, and not just for juvenile audiences. ********* Tiny Tyrant by Lewis Trondheim and Frabrice Parme Translated by Alexis Siegel First Second (2007). 124 pages, hardbound Library. shopped from First Second’s site and checked out at the Library. Welcome to Portocristo, itsContinue reading “Trondheim and McGuiness”

Stassen’s Deogratias

Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda by Jean-Philippe Stassen translation/introduction by Alexis Siegel First Second Books, 2006. (originally published in French by Dupuis in 2000) 96 pages, tradepaper Pulled from my list of First Second books that looked intriguing (and was available at the Library) “We are in Rwanda in the days leading to a swiftContinue reading “Stassen’s Deogratias”