Le traversée du désespoir

Howard, Tom

Scenarist: Edibe, Siegfried Blaise (aka Black Edibe)

Scenarist country: Cameroon

Language: French

Keywords: children; danger; Europe; migration; nightmare


Participated to Africa e Mediterraneo Award 2009-2010


Published in: edited by S. Federici e A. Marchesini Reggiani, Africa Comics 2009-2010, Lai-momo, Sasso Marconi 2010 ISBN: 978-88-89581-28-5

The crossing of desperation – The only child of the widow Mawar has just left the clan for an unknown destination, as revealed in the farewell letter that was found on his bed. The young Benzawa, orphaned and hopeless, tries to migrate to Europe, which is still considered as a promised land. He’s inexperienced to tackle this dangerous adventure and his journey will become a nightmare.

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Technique: Ink and tempera on paper


Original drawings

Year: 2010

Dimensions: 21 x 29,7 cm

Inventory: inv. 204 / coll. CX7.CAMEROON.HOWARD.1

Number of sheets: 5

Notes: The first, third and fifth page are signed "Tom Howard 2010"