Simon & Louise
by Max de Radiguès
6.5×9 inches, 120 pages, full colour, $18
Translation by Aleshia Jensen
Road trips, social media, and summer love
It all begins with a relationship update on social media. Summer vacation is about to begin, and Simon discovers the change just as his supposed girlfriend leaves to spend two months in a seaside village.
Determined to find out what went wrong, Simon decides to hitchhike 520 kms to find her. With just his backpack and a few snacks, he sneaks out of the house and hits the road—but he quickly discovers that he isn’t quite prepared for the journey.
But that’s only half the story. Unaware of the miscommunication, Louise is dealing with social challenges of her own.
Written and illustrated from both points of view by the award-winning creator of Moose (nominated for an Eisner Award for Teens), Simon and Louise is a story about two people in love and the chaos that happens when technology gets in the way.