Eurocomics Spotlight : “Red Winter”


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The following is the original text of a review I wrote for Daniel Elkin’s “Your Chicken Enemy” website. I’ve posted these “first drafts” before when I’ve contributed material for his site, because I think they’re instructive for those who wish to see what a difference a good editor makes. This time out, the changes he suggested were minimal but, in my view, crucial. I learn something new every time I work with this guy!

The final version of the review can be found here, for those interested in a “head-to-head” comparison : http://www.danielelkin.com/2018/07/the-ballad-of-siv-and-ulrik-ryan-carey.html

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Like love itself, there is a poetry and beauty to Swedish cartoonist Anneli Furmark’s 2018 graphic novel  Red Winter (the first of her works to be translated into English, courtesy of its North American publisher, Drawn+Quarterly) — but it’s often understated, unobtrusive, a “part of the scenery,” if you will, that necessarily informs all people, places…

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One response to “Eurocomics Spotlight : “Red Winter”

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review: 7/30/18 — 8/5/18 | Through the Shattered Lens

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