Review Round-Up: THE LOUVRE COLLECTIONS, “beautiful work” and “gorgeous”

November 12, 2014 by  
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NBM’s ComicsLit imprint has been publishing the remarkable series of graphic novels commissioned by the Louvre calling upon different prominent artists to make up a story around the fabled museum.  Here are some recent reviews: Glacial Period by Nicolas De Crecy   “The author seems to be asking: what is art? Is there some art […]

Which Book Does PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY Call, “A Near Perfect Union Of Pictures And Words”?

August 15, 2012 by  
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I’ll give you a hint, it’s set here…

Booklist on Dungeon and Library Journal on The Broadcast +more

June 20, 2011 by  
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“Sfar & Trondheim never have a problem pushing boundaries for a better laugh and here there are laughs aplenty. A wonderful addition to the series.” Booklist on Dungeon Monstres 4. Also on this book: “Lovers of Sfar and Trondheim’s ongoing send-up of hero fantasy shouldn’t be disappointed by this rollicking entry – which would also […]

Sky Over the Louvre: weather forecast varies.

April 29, 2011 by  
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Booklist’s Ray Olson found Sky Over the Louvre to be brought off ‘with singular panache on the part of artist Yslaire… This is bravura serious caricature.” but found scripter Carriere’s story to fall somewhat short of its potential. Comics Waiting Room meanwhile is effusive: “An artistic tour-de-force, yet it also tells the most relatable story we’ve […]