Transients is the new story created by Nadar from Castellón and published in Astiberri, where he shows with greatness from the daily chore, four small stories of the lives of different people
Pep Domingo, who works under the pseudonym of Nadaris an artist from Castellón who burst into the ninth art scene with the work, also published by Astiberri, crumpled paper in 2013. Later, with the Bilbao publishing house, he also published The world at your feetconfirming that it is a great writer and cartoonist.
In these solo works, because he would later work as a draughtsman in the ninth French art, he already showed his interest in simple vitality of different characters, who without doing anything extraordinary other than following their lives, show how exceptional and outstanding they are, as well as the great inner world that their stories radiate.
The return of Nadar as a scriptwriter and cartoonist
Transients, published by Astiberricompiles four short stories, but intense, which are fully developed in the comic. Under the title of Little man, Alejo Duke, Optional subject y Local Artist; Nadar develops the vital thread of the protagonists of these stories, awakening the feelings of the readerto empathize with some, love others and also hate some.
As the title indicates, each of the stories is a vital passage in which the life of the protagonist is altered from one way to another, in a transition to another self of the character, a transformation, a disappearance or a new origin, which are shown to the reader along with the internal evolution of the character or its transfer to another character through an object or an item.
Little man, history of Transients
The storiesalthough disconnected between them, yes share that transience of the protagonists of the stories, where the choices they make can be decisive moments that, starting from a basic event, perhaps insignificant, end up being a tremendous moment or a catastrophe.
At first glance, the stories may seem unremarkable, but throughout each one of them the author shows the complexity of human relationships and the circumstances that surround them and entail in the different vital momentsfrom adolescence to old age. A real life that can be fiction or a fiction that can be reality.
Developed and vivid characters
The subtlety of the evolution of the different characters is something that Nadar perfectly expresses in his work, knowing combine the dialogues with the silences, the tangible with the intangible, I express it with the ethereal. This literary game is perfectly complemented with a drawing according to the intimacy of the stories.
He development of the main characters is superb, showing the reader how they are inside, allowing him to get closer and intimate with them; but this construction of the characters is also profound in the secondary characters, from whom a more superficial or banal personality would be expected. Swimming leaves no stitch without a thread and offers a sober panoply of characters, with their own and differentiated baggage, showing their worth as an artist.
Alejo Duque, history of Transients
The drama, the action, the sadness, the joy, are sensations that take the reader on a carousel of emotions, with twists in the script that open up new scenes of those mundane lives that are not mundane, but instead that everyday make them extraordinarymaking the most of the options that an instrument as visual and dynamic as comics allows.
Astiberri Has published transients inside of wing chair collectionwith covers on boardin a format of 17 x 24 cm and a length of 144 pages full color. In addition, it has an extra, Jupiter in transit, written by Mary Cuestaas a great zenith to this work by Nadar.
The relationships of a mother with her son on the verge of puberty, impossible assignments to represent a fictional character as real, moral doubts about a teacher or the special legacy of a father are some of the issues that Nadar in Transients addresses. , whose stories do not follow the most obvious path.
With Transitorios, the author from Castellón takes up the vital concerns and interests that he has been proposing in previous fully-authored works of his, such as Papel estrujado or El mundo a tus pies, (Astiberri, 2013 and 2015). It is the return of the most personal Swim and, surely, the most interesting.
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