Pletely alls apart Powerpaola s scratchy art is deceptively sophisticated
and I particularly loved the allegorical ull page compositions she uses to open each chapter and or god s sake I particularly loved the allegorical ull page compositions she uses to open each chapter and or god s sake calls herself Powerpaola how can you not give her credit Wow An eighties coming of age memoir about Paola s who became the artist named Powerpaola experiences with amily drugs and sex in Ecuador and Colombia She was born in Ecuador in 1977 and moved to Cali Columbia at an early age Lived in Paris
awhile and lives in Argentina The odd title is related to a pretty unny story Paola s mother was not supposed to be able to give birth the doctor said it s impossible it must be a tropical virus and other possible explanations so as you can imagine this is a great The Leadership Gap family story Another greatamily story is that her mother married a Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science (and What I've Learned So Far) former priest and they had hadour daughters Sometimes her Dad the priest said mass or them in the home whether all of them wanted him to or not The story takes place in the eighties and it s a tough time and placefor awhile and
To Be There Politicallybe there politically a time of radical change so it s an interesting story touching on the events of the time the sexism of the time and how the sisters as women ought back and also anecdotes of drugs and sex all in the context of her crazy interesting Save the Cupcake! family It s touching and moving and veryunny and the art is great expressive and idiosyncratic As with Persepolis she is in the process of making an animated movie of the story whic. El relato pasa por temas como la infancia los amigos la amilia la religión el dinero la adolescencia el trabajo y el amor La historia explora la búsueda de la identidad personal y colectiva en un mundo globalizadoSegún la crítica Catalina Holguín “Con sus dibujos inocentes
Power Paola æ 8 CharactersAn instant classic So good I love Paola Coca Cola I love the art I Love The Humour I Love the humour I love story Rarely do I eel like a graphic novel was made just Tressed to Kill for me A story about being a girl with sisters and a mom childhood and adolescence South America art I read this in Tucson at a bar It was appropriate It s pretty good Weird lady stuff coming of age stuff South American stuff really great and lush illustration stuff CARTOON MEMOIR you neverail me as long as you don t hold back Powerpaola I hope you have wonderful stuff in you This just scratches the surface I imagine superb Latin American Persepolis in the best sense Just as Satrapi s simple and contrasting bw delivers deep emotional effects Powerpaola s ascinating lines with brilliant sense of storytelling make you teary eyed not because the book is a tear jerker actually of the opposite but because you have grown with her and the book is ended Ines Estrada s Introduction perfectly captures my eeling after reading this book It is like reading a diary of a good riend you have not met yet I want the seuel Powerpaola shows rather than tells while using the potential of comics medium An autobiographical graphic novel a woman growing up in
South America In TheAmerica in the It Was Easy It was easy read and uick and enjoyable enough It was personal mundane and orgettabl A sad lovely graphic memoir of a childhood in Ecuador and Colombia leading up to the moment at age 18 when the author s amily a tenuous construction in the best of times com. Virus Tropical es una narración autobiográfica ue narra la historia de Paola desde el origen de su vida cuando su madre estaba embarazada hasta sus 18 años momento en el ue se independiza y se va de la casa ue compartía con una de sus hermanas para salir al mundo y hacer su vida. H I look orward to Never heard of her It s just out Be the irst on your block and so
on So much un If you read this if you everSo much un If you read this if you ever her you don t even have to call her the somewhat weird Powerpaola because now you will know that her The Gingerbread Man and the Leprechaun Loose at School family usually called her Paola Coca Cola Very satisfying autobiographical comic The artist uses a thin graphic pen that leads her toeature small details in the drawing pimples on a ace or example or crumbs on a plate Absolute genius is Power Paola s rendering of textures Each
panel has lots of textures plus hatching and cross hatching orhas lots of textures plus hatching and cross hatching or Lots to discover inside each of them I also specially liked the ull page panels introducing each chapter very much inspired by Frida Kahlo s paintings blood tears distortions mythological animals catholic imagery lack of proper perspective to highlight hierarchies Ecuador and Colombian are illustrated subtly but deftly I can t wait or the next volumes A wonderful graphic memoir about growing up in Ecuador and Cali Columbia PowerPaola s work is created with pure heart and soul and I just love her wonderfully detailed expressive drawings There is a subtle way to see life like if there was nothing than memories to carry on Reading it s pages I elt her solitude her desires her nightmares her uture next to the a real riend that never lasts than ten digitsThis Graphic Novel reminded me how ew resources made me eel open to read again my amily album when we grow old there is no regrets tobe loved. Onestos y brutales Powerpaola pone de manifiesto la necesidad de darle un orden y un sentido estético a una serie de acontecimientos a veces significativos pero en general banales” El libro puede leerse de un tirón y posee un humor muy personal emenino directo claro y contunden.