Posts Tagged ‘Lewis Trondheim’

Eric Reynolds Talks About Mome, an Anthology for the 21st Century with Chris Mautner Part 2 of 2

Posted by on December 30th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

Eric Reynolds and Chris Mautner conclude their conversation about the 20th issue of the indy anthology Mome.

Dark Corners: Dungeon Monstres, Volume 3

Posted by on November 29th, 2010 at 6:59 AM

Rob reviews Dungeon Monstres Volume 3, by Lewis Trondheim, Joann Sfar, Carlos Nine, Patrice Killoffer and Walter.

The initial draw of Lewis Trondheim & Joann Sfar’s Dungeon series is its status as a light-hearted goof on familiar sword-and-sorcery (and Dungeons

Translation Roundtable (Part Three of Three)

Posted by on June 4th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

In the final installment of a three-part conversation regarding comics translation, the panelists mull over censorship, works that have been translated previously, puns, scanlations, process and the marketplace, among other topics.

Round and Round: Dungeon Twilight 3: The New Centurions

Posted by on May 24th, 2010 at 5:48 AM

Rob reviews the third volume of NBM’s translation of Dungeon Twilight, entitled THE NEW CENTURIONS. It’s by Lewis Trondheim, Joann Sfar, Kerascoet & Obion.

Yearlong Best of the Year: Little Nothings: Uneasy Happiness By Lewis Trondheim

Posted by on May 19th, 2010 at 1:00 PM

Uneasy Happiness presents an eminently accessible idea. Conceptually it’s loaded with entry points and hooks for would-be commentators. It’s easy to describe. The Little Nothings books are diaries of one-page strips in which Trondheim offers his reflections, sometimes developed, sometimes not, on moments of his daily life.

King Of Catastrophe: Tiny Tyrant Vol. 2

Posted by on March 6th, 2010 at 6:54 AM

Rob reviews the second volume of TINY TYRANT, written by Lewis Trondheim and drawn by Fabrice Parme (First Second).

The Pleasures Of Repetition: Rob Clough on Little Nothings Vol. 3: Uneasy Happiness

Posted by on March 4th, 2010 at 9:00 AM


Trondheim’s drawings, to put it simply, seem alive. He’s found the happy medium between naturalism and iconic abstraction and has furthermore figured out how to adjust that line depending on his project. Trondheim has at times done completely abstract comics, some deceptively simple gag comics, slice of life comics, adventure comics, kids’ comics and more. He’s proven, time and again, that he’s a master of any genre, bending its needs to his own style and understanding of how to craft a story.

What is this a picture of?

Posted by on February 16th, 2010 at 5:50 PM

In his online conversation with Derik Badman on madinkbeard about Andrei Molotiu’s Abstract Comics, Craig Fischer says he’s “bummed that [Lewis] Trondheim’s ‘abstract pornography’ didn’t make it into the book.” Two of Trondheim’s pieces did make the cut, including …

Rich Kreiner’s Yearlong “Annual Best Of” List

Posted by on December 8th, 2009 at 11:11 AM

When these “best of the year” recaps were collected for print in the magazine proper, we contributors used to have to forward our nominees well before the actual close of the calendar year. Over time, thanks to this Pavlovian routine, …