Malo Durand was born in 1973 and grew up in Roscoff, in the west of France. In 1998, he did his military service in Paris, working as a copywriter for a military newspaper and he took up secondary school teaching, first in Morlaix and then in Brest.
Erwan Le Bot, studied cartoon illustration at the EESI in Angoulême. He is the author of Arrêts sur Brest, published by Editions Océaniques and of La bande des… 5 for the Association Normande de Bande Dessinée. Jiwa is a Franco-Belgian cartoon colorist.
– An extraordinary destiny told as a story, that of the African American musician James Reese Europe who brougth jazz to France during the First World War.
– The main character, Jim Europe, is extremely touching. This man at the height of his glory, star of Broadway, puts on the American uniform to change attitudes towards his community.
– 80 colour pages, including 68 pages of cartoons and 6 pages of documentaries and visual research.