By Bastien Vivès. Published by Ablaze.
Hardcover, 200 pages, B&W, 2022 (originally published in French in 2018)
"At 33 (Bastien Vives) is the new prince of intelligent, sensitive and funny Comics." --- Vanity Fair
A student of Classical Literature at the Sorbonne, Severine is neither beautiful, ugly, brilliant, nor mediocre. The young woman lives a banal existence, without brilliance but without drama, alongside a companion who pays her less attention than a television series or video game.
After babysitting, she is given a silk blouse that will mysteriously change her life. From that day forward, men give her a different look, loaded with desire. Does the garment have a magic power? Severine doesn't know, but she finds that it gives her confidence. And it allows her to take destiny into her own hands...
With the grace and the sensuality which he has already demonstrated in "A Sister," Bastien Vives draws a new female portrait completely adult and contemporary in "The Blouse."