September 2017

Autumn in Peking


Issued by French publisher Futuropolis, L'Automne à Pékin is a graphic novel adaptation of the 1947 surrealist novel by writer Boris Vian, Autum in Peking.


  • Publication Date: September 14, 2017
  • Page Number: 120
  • Format: 9 in by 12.75 in


The initial concept for Autumn in Peking was an animated feature. Watch the animatic on YouTube.

About the Story

Autumn in Beijing tells the story of a man who, having missed his bus, built a railway line in the middle of the desert. The Brizzi brothers' drawings reveal the absurd and the comic of Vian's writing, and his talent for writing love stories.

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