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Journal d'un album

3.59  ·  Rating details ·  130 ratings  ·  13 reviews
An inside look at France’s superstar cartooning team
Maybe Later sees Dupuy & Berberian working separately for the first time, each cartoonist taking turns to tell the behind-the-scenes “making of” their bestselling Mr. Jean series. In fluid black-and-white, with hilariously paranoid digressions and surreal dream sequences, Maybe Later is a record of their unique
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Hardcover, 122 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by L'Association (first published January 1995)
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Josephus FromPlacitas
A journal about two French comic authors making their comics. I kind of wish I'd just found a copy of their comic itself rather than this reflection about what life is like making their comic, a lot of the references were over my head or too self-referential to be clear.

The visual ideas about their troubles and anxieties could be pretty neat at times (like when one of them had a nightmare that they were human-faced geese running through a perilous maze), but they never drew me in, nor did they b
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Liz Yerby
Why do I like meta nonfiction comics so much? I don't know, but there's some really beautiful panels in here, and just perfect moments. Drawn & quarterly puts out so much of this kind of stuff and I love it. I'm also really into this lettering that is happening, too. This genre of comic has it's flaws, it does seem a bit self-involved but augh! There's something perfect and honest here.
Jacobi
Jun 10, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: trades-read
This was a really enjoyable book. It is essentially a journal kept by two artists, documenting the process of creating a comic, and the troubles that arise that get in the way. This was just a really well done, heartfelt, comic.
Kate
Jul 10, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics, memoir
I haven't read any of their wildly popular comics about their recurring character Monsieur Jean. This one is a journal of their experiences that mostly focuses on writing the journal. I'll try finding some of their other comics.
Emma
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