Tardi – illustrating history

Tardi – illustrating history

Jacques Tardi is an illustrator (un dessinateur) well known for adapting French novels into graphic novels, as well as authoring historical graphic novels (des romans graphiques). He has adapted novels by popular crime novelist (auteur de roman policier) Léo Malet....
Persepolis, an unusual book and film

Persepolis, an unusual book and film

Persépolis is a beautiful graphic novel (une BD, bande dessinée) written in French by Marjane Satrapi. In it she recalls her childhood in Iran around the revolution. Here is a brief introduction written by one of Audrey’s students, Paul: “Le film est basé...