The moon is heading towards the earth and the collision is now inevitable. Faced with the imminent end of the world, a grocer insists on selling her last can of beans. Young people discover true love during an excentric party (end) of humanity. A museum curator is faced with the crucial dilemma of which artwork to save. Abandoned children invent a new family and find refuge in the home of an old model maker.
Here are some of the protagonists of the small pre-apocalyptic theater d’Avant l’Oubli. Far from being valiant heroes ready to do anything to save mankind, these Mr. and Mrs. Everyman will reveal themselves in contact with their similar. Interactions that are all the more graceful because they are out of sync with the desperate situation. Paradoxically, it is perhaps now that they will find a meaning to their destinies.
This disconcerting choral tale reveals a sensitive writing imbued with softness that is reflected in a graphic universe of pastel colors. Lisa Blumen is a freshly graduated author from Strasbourg who usually works for young people. She signs here a first singular and generous comic strip.
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