Monsieur Jean

Oh to be a carefree bachelor in Paris. The women, the Gauloises and the charm of every arondissement you have the good fortune to stroll through. Monsieur Jean is perhaps the most famous cartoon version of such a beast. A writer beset by a fearsome landlady and a group of deeply troubled friends who manages …

Building Stories

Just when you thought there was no life left in the graphic novel genre along comes Chris Ware and his ‘Building Stories’. It’s a couple of years old now but only now have I found the time to dig into it. It’s an impressive multi-layered story told through a series of books and magazines strips …