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from the February 2013 issue: International Graphic Novels: Volume VII



© Killoffer. By arrangement with the author. Translation © 2013 by Matt Madden. All rights reserved.



Killoffer (first name Patrice) is a founding member of 'Association and Oubapo. His best-known work is M676 Apparitions of Killoffer, translated into English in 2006 by the British publisher Typocrat.

Translated from French by Matt Madden

Matt Madden (b. 1968) is a cartoonist who also teaches at the School of Visual Arts and in workshops around the world. His work includes 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style (Penguin), a collection of his comics adaptation of Raymond Queneau's Exercises in Style; a translation from the French of Aristophanes's The Zabime Sisters (First Second); and Drawing Words & Writing Pictures and Mastering Comics (First Second), a pair of comics textbooks written in collaboration with his wife, Jessica Abel. The couple are also series editors for The Best American Comics from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. He is currently on an extended residency in Angoulême, France, with his wife and their two children. You'll find recent news at

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