Category: Bande Dessinée

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Fragments of Femininity: A Clichéd Look at Womanhood

Fragments of Femininity Olivier Pont (writer and artist) Europe Comics 18 January, 2017 IZNEO HAS PROVIDED WWAC WITH A VIP ACCESS PASS. What makes a woman feminine? Olivier Pont’s graphic novel, Fragments of Femininity, translated from his 2015 French graphic novel, DesSeins, aims to study the symbol of women’s femininity—their breasts—through the stories of seven women…

Thorgal Grzegorz Rosiński & Jean Van Hamme, Cinebook

Thorgal: A Folk Metal Song in Pictoral Form

Thorgal Jean Van Hamme (writer), Grzegorz Rosiński (illustrator) Cinebook Thorgal is a silly name. It doesn’t inspire confidence. The art is what attracted me to reviewing this classic European series—one that still goes on today, albeit with writers changed out. Grzegorz Rosiński’s art is extraordinarily well-composed, to the point of being cinematic. Scouring the pages was…

Long John Silver: Lady Vivian Hasting, Written by Xavier Dorison, Illustrated by Mathieu Laufray Published in French by Dargaud, Published in English by Cinebook

French Pirates and Feminists! Long John Silver: Lady Vivian Hastings

Long John Silver Vol. 1: Lady Vivian Hastings Xavier Dorison (writer), Mathieu Laufray (illustrator) Dargaud (French version) May 18, 2007 Cinebook (English version) February 16, 2011 “But in these dark hours at last, I find the courage to pass along these terrible memories…” Long John Silver Vol. 1, Lady Vivian Hastings opens with an ominous…