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David B's Strange World of Dreams

by Miranda Trimmier 


Tags: Arts, comics, graphic novels, David B., dreams, New York magazine,

nocturnal conspiracies imageFrench cartoonist David B. takes stock in dreams: For more than 35 years, he has faithfully recorded his brain’s nighttime wanderings. He mines this unconscious material in Nocturnal Conspiracies, a new collection of comics.

The artist continues to hone the surreal style he’s known for, one that’s especially well-suited to dreamscapes. Conspiracy is all weird angles, stark coloring, and unsettling proportions. The text, bare-bones and subdued, allows the beautiful, strange images to do most of the talking.

New York magazine arranged a peek into the book.