In the Beginning

Written by Frédéric Boyer | Translated by Cole Swensen | Illustrated by Serge Bloch
Featuring a neon and metallic cover, this spectacular volume is a work of literary art. READ MORE

A Story of Men

Written by ZEP
The creator of Titeuf publishes his last book in the US: A Story of Men! READ MORE

The Scarlet Rose Vol. 1: “I Knew I’d Meet You”

Written by Patricia Lyfoung
Continuing her most improper adventures as a seeker of justice, Maud must still discover the mystery behind her father’s murder and unmask The Fox, the figure that’s been helping (and hindering) her attempts to avenge his death. Their first task: going to Versailles and stealing a ring of the Knights Templar! READ MORE

Water Memory

Written by Mathieu Reynès | Illustrated by Valérie Vernay
Marion starts a new life when she moves into the family house that her mother has recently inherited. Now’s her chance to find out more about her family history, about which, until now, she knew practically nothing. READ MORE

Tyler Cross

Written by Brunö and Fabien Nury
A gritty 1950s gangster series with the ultimate bad boy of comics in the leading role. Tyler Cross lives his life on a knife edge, but he never shows the slightest sign of losing his cool. Perhaps that’s why he’s one of the most high-in-demand drug traffickers in the USA. Guns, drugs, and the occasional explosive combine with cutting dialogue and dramatic illustration to make this an unforgettable plunge into good old-fashioned noir. READ MORE

Poppies of Iraq

Written by Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim |Translated by Helge Dasher

Poppies of Iraq is Brigitte Findakly’s nuanced tender chronicle of her relationship with her homeland Iraq, co-written and drawn by her husband, the acclaimed cartoonist Lewis Trondheim. In spare and elegant detail, they share memories of her middle class childhood touching on cultural practices, the education system, Saddam Hussein’s state control, and her family’s history as Orthodox Christians in the arab world.

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Suite Francaise: Storm in June

Written by Emmanuel Moynot | Translated by David Homel

Suite Francaise, an extraordinary novel about village life in France just as it was plunged into chaos with the German invasion of 1940, was a publishing sensation ten years ago; Irene Nemirovsky completed the two-volume book, part of a planned larger series, in the early 1940s before she was arrested in France and eventually sent to Auschwitz, where she died.

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Sartre

Written by Mathilde Ramadier | Illustrated by Anais Depommier

About Sartre

For some he was the philosopher of existentialism, for others the constant provocateur, the politically engaged author, the uncertain militant, the repenting bourgeois, the life companion of Simone de Beauvoir... From his first readings in the Luxenbourg Garden to his refusal of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Jean Paul Sartre was all of this at the same time.

About Anaïs Depommier

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The Death of Stalin

Written by Fabien Nury | Illustrated by Robin Thierry
Fear, corruption and treachery abound in this political satire set in the aftermath of Stalin's death in the Soviet Union in 1953. READ MORE

Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge: A Nestor Burma Mystery

Written by Jacques Tardi

Paris, 1950s. Nestor Burma’s past comes knocking when a young gypsy woman leads him to a hospital where he discovers a recently deceased old buddy from his anarchist days. While Burma has chosen to move onto the (more or less) straight and narrow as a private eye, his friend had stayed on the other side of the law as a counterfeiter and worse. So now it’s up to Burma to avenge his friend, keep the girl safe, and hopefully unravel a mystery whose roots run far and deep back into the past...

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Calamity Jane: The Calamitous Life of Martha Jane Cannary, 1852–1903

Written by Christian Perrissin and Matthieu Blanchin
Martha Jane Cannary was one of the figure the most well-known in United States, better known as Calamity Jane. But who was the mysterious girl? READ MORE

The Cross-Eyed Mutt

Written by Etienne Davodeau
A raucous satirical comedy that asks: Who decides what makes a work of art worthy of being in a major museum? READ MORE

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