Three comic books “Autumn in the Bay of Somme”, “Aquarica” ​​and “Dry Cleaning”

Autumn in the Gulf of Somme – Pelaez & Chabert

Alexis Chabert dreamed of drawing a comic strip in 19th century France. Autumn in the Gulf of Somme He plunges us into it through the cover, very Art Nouveau, with a long-haired woman appearing as Sarah Bernard in Mucha paintings. The first painting, a sailboat stranded on the shore, on the deck, the body of a bloodied man. It’s Alexandre de Bric, a wealthy industrialist.

Autumn in Somme Blanche Bay Ed.  Grand Angel
Autumn in Somme Blanche Bay Ed. Grand Angel

– Pelayes and Chabert

Look at Amaury, they’re like vultures about to pounce on the Breucq Empire

Who killed him? His wife is eager to restore her wealth and freedom? But his workers who are said to have loved him? Inspector Amory Broyan’s investigation will lead him to the anarchists, and the painters’ studios, down. Autumn in the Gulf of Somme Polar with drawers, bright in terms of colors and dark. It’s not just Alexandre de Bric’s death that preoccupies Inspector Bruyan. There is also his eldest daughter. Pelaez plays at several tables and Alexis Chabert has fun. He paints the nineteenth century at the same time he dismantled the panels. And this is how a spherical scene at the widow of Brik: “It’s a festive evening with the bourgeoisie and the dance. The dance is always spinning. And if you look closely, there’s a beat, my boxes spinning in the center of the page and the reader might subconsciously feel the circle of the dance.”

Autumn in Somme Blanche Bay Ed.  Grand Angel
Autumn in Somme Blanche Bay Ed. Grand Angel

– Pelayes and Chabert

Autumn in the Gulf of Somme has endless beauty. We can’t wait to discover next season: Winter, elsewhere. Autumn in the Gulf of the Somme at the Grand Angel.

Aquareca – Socal and Shoten

Aquarica cap giant whale.  de severus avenue
Aquarica cap giant whale. de severus avenue

– Sokal and Shoten

She’s a legend in a Jules Verne fantasy. The story of a giant whale one day welcoming an outcast on its back. A whale is so huge that it forms an island where nature has recreated itself.
Volume 1 – A sea monster washes up on Rodhaven Beach. On the ship, a young woman comes to seek help from earthlings. The whale is in danger. But in Rodhaven, sailors still have the memory of a giant mammal that destroyed their boat a few years ago.
Volume 2 – We find the young woman aboard the strange monster. With her, Greifford, the scientist who can save the whale. Broken sailors are ready to fight.

We’re going to hack this monster to the core

Aquarica The Giant Whale Plate Ed.  Sever Street
Aquarica The Giant Whale Plate Ed. Sever Street

– Sokal and Shoten

After dying of illness last year, Benoit Sokal was unable to complete his album. It was François Schouten who painted the last paintings on Sokal indices. The giant whale concludes the storyAquareca (Already reviewed over here in 2017). The screenwriter and designer leave the reader confused. Man and nature, between those who listen to him and those who hear nothing.

Acquarica – the giant whale on the Rue de Sèvres.

Dry Cleaning – Mertens

Dry cleaning cover.  Ed.  Rue de Sèvres
Dry cleaning cover. Ed. Rue de Sèvres

– Joris Mertens

The dreaded rain that accompanies Francois. His only sunshine is Maryvonne, who runs a newsstand, and her young daughter, Romy. The rest is sad. An old suit, black circles in his eyes, cigarettes still in his mouth, François is a lonely man, a laundromat whose life swings between the café where he plays the lottery and delivers clean clothes, with a stupid partner, until the day the delivery takes him to a big building out of town. Take the bag and change your life? Leave him and go on? state of conscience.

Fuck the umbrella

Ed. Dry Cleaning Pad.  Rue de Sèvres
Ed. Dry Cleaning Pad. Rue de Sèvres

– Joris Mertens

as in Beatrice (Already reviewed over here), Joris Mertens starts his comic strip from a low corner of the city. bewitching. Half-light design, enhanced with red and yellow light. Fascinating. Here are some conversations. but for BeatriceMertens does not leave the silent boards. No rain, damned rain. Dry cleaning at Rue de Sèvres.

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