On the Odd Hours

On the Odd Hours

Graphic Novel - 2010
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"The highly successful series of graphic novels co-published with the Louvre museum in Paris ('Glacial Period', 'Museum Vaults') continues with its next outstanding graphic novel. This time, the author invites us on a guided tour of the museum...by night..when the works of art come alive. Our guide : a deaf watchman who somehow manages to communicate with the souls of those ethereal and timeless works of art. A visual tour de force with a strong edge of the frighteningly fantastic."--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : NBM / ComicsLit ; London : Turnaround [distributor], c2010.
ISBN: 9781561635771
Call Number: LIBERGE
Characteristics: 65 p. : chiefly ill. ; 23 cm
Subjects: Musée du Louvre -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Fantasy comic books, strips, etc.
Museum storage facilities -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Art -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Art -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Watchmen -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Deaf -- Comic books, strips, etc.


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Jun 24, 2012

Very cool. I liked the use and depiction of sign, and integrating the movement with the story and art as well as the integration of art in art and the insights provided. Loved the characters. Not so keen on the ending but I feel it was true to the protagonist.


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