Through a Life

Illustrator: Tom Haugomat

Binding: Hardcover

Imprint: Nobrow

Age 13+

Comic Strip Fiction / Graphic Novels

Rodney spends his life looking through. Windows give way to screens as he comes to age dreaming of what lies beyond Earth's atmosphere...

This powerfully silent graphic novel by Tom Haugomat follows the saga of a boy who grows up to be an astronaut, just like he always wanted...until a fatal shuttle crash upends his life, and he begins to find solace in beauty here on earth. Told through a series of poignant vignettes, Through A Life is a sweeping story of dreams, expectations, nature, and loss.


Tom Haugomat is an illustrator whose refined, cinematic style is informed by his background in animation. He attended Gobelins and now works as an animated film director and a freelance illustrator for clients such as Le Monde, Revue XXI, and Air France Magazine among many others. He currently lives and works in his hometown of Paris.

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