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About

"In all respects, Jeanne & Modigliani is a fantastic accomplishment. Just be prepared that, if you let it, it has the power to strike right to the core of you." - 10/10 Starburst Magazine

"JEANNE & MODIGLIANI shows the frightening codependency between two wonderful artists. With incredibly enticing artwork, the comic captures the flaws of this pair perfectly and drags us into the dark journey of their personal lives." - 97% ComicsVerse

Jeanne & Modigliani is a 144 page graphic novel written by Nadine Van Der Straeten. This is the second Kickstarter Campaign run by Black Panel Press, following up on the success of Ancient Astronauts in October. 

Achieving little recognition in his own lifetime, Amedeo Modigliani went on to become a highly influential expressionist artist after his untimely death in 1920. Jeanne Hebuterne was his last companion, his ever-faithful supporter.  

Although a talented artist in her own right, Jeanne is pulled into the abyss of Modigliani's destructive ego, to tragic ends. ...

Jeanne Hebuterne... she who quietly slipped through her 19 years in the background of the scene, as if to apologize for being there. This is her story...

This book contains some mature subject matter, and is recommended for adults aged 18+

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    Paris, 1917, Jeanne is at home, preparing for her art classes.
    Paris, 1917, Jeanne is at home, preparing for her art classes.

     

    Jeanne & Modi share their first evening together
    Jeanne & Modi share their first evening together

     

    The couple spends time painting together near the river Seine in Paris.
    The couple spends time painting together near the river Seine in Paris.

     

     

    Hardcover Edition
    Hardcover Edition

     

    Limited Edition Postcards
    Limited Edition Postcards

     

    Limited 11x17 Poster
    Limited 11x17 Poster

      

     

    Men's & Women's T-Shirts Available in All Sizes
    Men's & Women's T-Shirts Available in All Sizes

     

    Limited Original Pages
    Limited Original Pages

     

     

    Nadine Van Der Straeten
    Nadine Van Der Straeten

    Nadine Van der Straeten has been drawing for twenty years. Although her heart swings between illustration and comics, she loves to tell stories with the tip of her pencil. Since her studies in Strasbourg under the leadership of Claude Lapointe, she has worked closely with many magazines and publishers for youth. Nadine Van der Straeten currently lives in the Paris region.

    Jeanne & Modigliani is Nadine's first adult graphic novel, entirely written and illustrated by her.

    Your pledge will help us to print 500 copies of Jeanne & Modigliani. Our plan is to start with a minimum run of 500 copies. Depending on the success of the Kickstarter campaign, we hope to increase that number quite a lot. The majority of your pledge will be used to print a high quality hardcover of the book. The rest will be used to ship and market the book on other channels.

    Financial Breakdown
    Financial Breakdown

     

Risks and challenges

Black Panel Press is a startup publisher, focused on translating high quality foreign comics and importing them to North America. This is our second Kickstarter campaign, following up on the success of Ancient Astronauts.

Although there is always some risk when investing in a new product, we have done our best to minimize the risk for our readers.

The book is already completed and translated, and we have worked out agreements with our printers and distributors to ensure everything goes smoothly. The order is ready to be placed as soon as our campaign is successfully funded.

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    La soif

    Certified original print in French, signed by the author.
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    L'amour

    Certified original print in French, signed by the author. In this scene, Jeanne meets Modigliani.
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    La provence

    Certified original print in French, signed by the author. In this scene, Jeanne spends time painting in the countryside.
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