Het Amusement (NL) / Les Rigoles (FR) / The City of Belgium (EN)
Shares its universe with 'The Wrong Place'.
September 2018: release of French and Dutch version, with Actes Sud BD and Uitgeverij Oogachtend
2019: release of English version, with Drawn & Quarterly
Synopsis by Drawn & Quarterly:
As night falls in the City of Belgium, three strangers in their late twenties—a most dangerous age—arrive at a popular restaurant. Jona is about to move away; he calls his wife, who’s already settled in Berlin, before trying to make plans with friends for one last night on the town. No one bites—they're all busy or maybe they just don’t want to party—but he’s determined to make this night something to remember. Victoria is lively and energetic, but surrounded by friends and family who are buzzkills, always worrying about what is best for her. Rodolphe glumly considers his own misery and then suddenly snaps out of it, becoming the life of the party. The three careen through the city’s nightlife spots and underbelly, chasing pleasure—or at least a few distractions from their daily lives. Each has a series of adventures that reveal them to be teetering on the edge between lucid dream and tooth-grinding nightmare.