Comic Bar with Barbara Yelin and Nick Drnaso

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A young woman leaves her home in Chicago – and never comes back. Her boyfriend Teddy, mute since her disappearance, is taken in by a childhood friend, where he spends most of his time lying on the bed in his underwear. When a video of Sabrina’s murder turns up on the internet, the disturbed Teddy is drawn into a maelstrom of conspiracy theories – and with him the readers.

With stark lines, clear contours and solid colours, Nick Drnaso’s graphic novel »Sabrina«, celebrated by the international press, deals with a highly topical theme: »an extraordinary graphic novel,« it is »not a crime story« but rather »a perspicacious and chilling analysis of the nature of trust and truth and the erosion of both in the age of the internet – and especially, in the age of Trump« (Chris Ware for The Guardian). In 2018, »Sabrina« was the first graphic novel ever to be selected for the Man Booker Prize longlist.

Presenter: Barbara Yelin
With Nick Drnaso, writer
In German and English language

About the Comic Bar
Strong images and exciting narratives – comics are long since exploring new literary and artistic ways to visualise both real and fictional worlds: In the »Comic Bar« series, Munich illustrator Barbara Yelin presents international artists and their graphic novels and comic art.

(Munich City Library)