New Comics Translations Now Live

February 6th, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

At Words Without Borders, in their annual Graphic Lit issue. Stunning pages by Beirut native Zeina Abirached lend warfare a formalist rigor in an excerpt from her memoir A Game for Swallows.

There’s also a section from That Was Happiness by Blutch, one of France’s leading cartoonists, whose illustrations have appeared in Libération, The New Yorker and Les Inrockuptibles. He was awarded the Grand Prize at the 2009 Angoulême comics festival.

In a subtitled video segment at the WWB blog, the artist discusses influences on the book.

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