Trondheim, a 2006 Angouleme Festival Grand Prize winner, creates autobiographical sketches with a Seinfeld-ian mania for capturing the quotidian details of normal life, particularly its irritations. (Publishers Weekiy)
Trondheim suggests a French Woody Allen... Trondheim evokes, with the deft scrappiness of his agitated, angular figures, the universality of so many of our concerns and insecurities, and the completeness with which they surround us. (Max Winter - Boston Globe)
Some of the very first autobiographical works on the French bande dessinée
scene, these little gems were a genuine game-changer for cartoonists and storytellers... Trondheim’s cartoon interior catalogue is always a supremely rewarding and enjoyable experience… (Win Wiacek - Now Read This!)
Trondheim… is truly at the height of his powers in Approximate Continuum Comics
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About the Author
Lewis Trondheim (one of the co-founders of the comics collective L’Association) lives and works in Montpellier, France. He won the career-spanning Angoulême International Comics Festival Grand Prize in 2006.