Ordinary Victories

Titre : Ordinary Victories
Auteur : Manu Larcenet
Éditeur : Europe Comics
ISBN-13 : 9791032800034
Libération : 2015-11-10T00:00:00+01:00

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Marco's left town for the countryside. He's left his psychologist because he feels he's doing better. He's quit his job as a reporter because he's had enough of photographing corpses. He gets himself a little cottage in the heart of rural France, where he lives with his cat, Adolf. He throws out all his work, and cuts ties with his employer. That night, he has his first panic attack. It's not long before he meets the lovely Emilie, and also the wise and good-natured old man who lives in the cottage just across the way... but who, it turns out, isn't exactly what he seems...

Mr Arkadin

Titre : Mr Arkadin
Auteur : Orson Welles
Éditeur : Zebra Books
ISBN-13 : 0821721453
Libération : 1987-08-01

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Guy van Stratten accepts an assignment from Gregory Arkadin, an international financier, to find out who Arkadian was before 1927, a time period of which he has no memory

Rendering in Pen and Ink

Titre : Rendering in Pen and Ink
Auteur : Arthur L. Guptill
Éditeur : Watson-Guptill
ISBN-13 : 9780307831880
Libération : 2014-07-01

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Arthur L. Guptill's classic Rendering in Pen and Ink has long been regarded as the most comprehensive book ever published on the subject of ink drawing. This is a book designed to delight and instruct anyone who draws with pen and ink, from the professional artist to the amateur and hobbyist. It is of particular interest to architects, interior designers, landscape architects, industrial designers, illustrators, and renderers. Contents include a review of materials and tools of rendering; handling the pen and building tones; value studies; kinds of outline and their uses; drawing objects in light and shade; handling groups of objects; basic principles of composition; using photographs, study of the work of well-known artists; on-the-spot sketching; representing trees and other landscape features; drawing architectural details; methods of architectural rendering; examination of outstanding examples of architectural rendering; solving perspective and other rendering problems; handling interiors and their accessories; and finally, special methods of working with pen including its use in combination with other media. The book is profusely illustrated with over 300 drawings that include the work of famous illustrators and renderers of architectural subjects such as Rockwell Kent, Charles Dana Gibson, James Montgomery Flagg, Willy Pogany, Reginald Birch, Harry Clarke, Edward Penfield, Joseph Clement Coll, F.L. Griggs, Samuel V. Chamberlain, Louis C. Rosenberg, John Floyd Yewell, Chester B. Price, Robert Lockwood, Ernest C. Peixotto, Harry C. Wilkinson, Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, and Birch Burdette Long. Best of all, Arthur Guptill enriches the text with drawings of his own.

Cats Are Weird

Titre : Cats Are Weird
Auteur : Jeffrey Brown
Éditeur : Chronicle Books
ISBN-13 : 9780811874809
Libération : 2010-07-28

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This collection of comic strips loosely follows the adventures of a pair of cats as they explore the world around them, indoors and out.

Sailor Twain

Titre : Sailor Twain
Auteur : Mark Siegel
Éditeur : First Second
ISBN-13 : 9781466821910
Libération : 2012-10-02

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One hundred years ago. On the foggy Hudson River, a riverboat captain rescues an injured mermaid from the waters of the busiest port in the United States. A wildly popular--and notoriously reclusive--author makes a public debut. A French nobleman seeks a remedy for a curse. As three lives twine together and race to an unexpected collision, the mystery of the Mermaid of the Hudson deepens. A mysterious and beguiling love story with elements of Poe, Twain, Hemingway, and Greek mythology, drawn in moody black-and-white charcoal, Sailor Twain is a study in romance, atmosphere, and suspense. Sailor Twain is one of The Washington Post's Top 10 Graphic/Comic Reads of 2012


Titre : Starters
Auteur : Lissa Price
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781446495698
Libération : 2012-03-29

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First, Callie lost her parents. Then she lost her home. And, finally, she lost her body. But she will stop at nothing to get it back . . .

Lord of the Barnyard

Titre : Lord of the Barnyard
Auteur : Tristan Egolf
Éditeur : Grove Press
ISBN-13 : 0802136729
Libération : 2000

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A wildly hilarious and subversive view of Middle America begins in the last Ice Age, ends in today's Midwest, and includes dam disasters, bar brawls, factory rats, and the picaresque adventures of farmboy John Kaltenbrunner. A first novel. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Franquin s Last Laugh

Titre : Franquin s Last Laugh
Auteur : Andre Franquin
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1606996215
Libération : 2013-01-18

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Renowned Franco-Belgian gag cartoonist Andre Franquin suffered from depression. With his late-career "Idees Noires" series of gags from the late 1970s and early 1980s, created mostly for the independent/underground comics magazine Fluide Glacial, Franquin harnessed his still-virtuoso graphic style to his increasingly morbid worldview. Fantagraphics is proud to present the complete "Idees Noires" collection under the title Franquin's Last Laugh.


Titre : Luchadoras
Auteur : Peggy Adam
Éditeur : Blank Slate
ISBN-13 : 1906653127
Libération : 2011

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Since 1993, Ciudad Juarez, a Mexican border city on the Rio Grande, has attracted global attention as the tragic scene of hundreds of feminicidios - violent and often unexplained murders of females aged 12 to 22. As of publication, many of these cases still remained unsolved. Luchadoras imagines life amongst these horrifying events, with the explicit hope that the book will help in the fight against machismo and misogyny and contribute to a change in mentality.

Krampus Shadow of Saint Nicholas

Titre : Krampus Shadow of Saint Nicholas
Auteur : Michael Dougherty
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1937278840
Libération : 2015-11-24

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Based on the myth of the centuries-old devil like creature named Krampus that punishes naughty children (and adults) during the Christmas season. A wicked reinvention of the myth by Legendary Entertainment.