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May 24, 2018

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The popularity of Asterix – “Asterix et la Transitalique “

The popularity of Asterix – “Asterix et la Transitalique“ Orion Children’s Books, 2017 Writer: Jean-Yves Ferri We have previously written about the historical inaccuracy of Asterix. But we have not addressed the question: why is a story about two Gauls fighting Romans two millennia ago so popular? Thus far Asterix has spawned seven French language

SuperTokyoLand (Review)

SuperTokyoLand Top Shelf Productions, 2015 (English translation) Writer: Benjamin Reiss When bathing in that deepest of self-absorbed writing indulgence, the autobiography, there is a natural tendency for the unsophisticated towards apology, justification, or penitence. SuperTokyoLand is an autobiographical adventure of a French cartoonist’s extended stay in Japan, but has none of these things. As an

Suite Française: Storm in June (Review)

Suite Française: Storm in June Arsenal Pulp Press, 2915 Writers: Irène Némirovsky (novel), Emmanuel Moynot (comic), David Homel (translator) The story behind the story has been told many times, and it is nonetheless well-worth repeating. Two daughters, Denise and Elisabeth Epstein, improbably escaped the Holocaust in World War 2, assisted by a German officer who

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