On sale date: June 25, 2019
One man's quest to become an artist. A lovingly crafted ode to the pitfalls of artistic expression.
In Paper Peril, our protagonist braves a whimsical world of sinuous shapes and scribbly ink lines in his quest to become an artist. Drawing inspiration from classic illustrators like R.O. Blechman, Saul Steinberg, Sir Quentin Blake, Tove Jansson, and Tomi Ungerer, cartoonist Jean-Baptiste Bourgois explores the exhilaration and chaos of the creative process. A lovingly crafted ode to the pitfalls of artistic expression.PAPER PERIL is part of the Fantagraphics Underground imprint.
“In Paper Peril, one cartoonist’s thoughtful meditation on artistic exploration and evolution employs a playful simplicity to evoke some extremely complicated ideas. The drawings are relatable and funny, the metaphors understandable and compelling. [Kids and adults] will love this, thanks to Bourgois’ ability to make what he portrays so accessible and whimsical.” — Comics Beat
- Paperback / Softback
- Black and white
- 5.5" × 6.9"