ALAN’S WAR, the US edition of an award-winning French graphic novel by Emmanuel Guibert, is one of the best-reviewed books of the year. Here’s a video of Guibert’s drawing techniques.


  1. I’ve been waiting for an English translation of ALAN’S WAR since I first heard about it. I’m working on a similar concept for McClelland & Stewart here in Canada, and curiosity about Guibert’s book has been killing me. Thank you, First Second!

  2. That is third coolest thing I’ve ever seen. Art should be like magic-WOW! I will buy this, just to see the depressions in the paper…