weapons of mass diplo­macy

An award-win­ning po­lit­i­cal satire

Comic Heroes - - Contents - Writer: Abel Lan­zac Artist: Christophe Blain

This award-win­ning po­lit­i­cal satire fol­lows the French For­eign Min­is­ter Alexandre Tail­lard de Vorms dur­ing the build-up to the Iraq War. De Vorms is an in­tel­lec­tual fond of quot­ing clas­si­cal po­etry in pub­lic, while en­ter­tain­ing the po­lit­i­cal movers and shak­ers of the day be­hind closed doors, and if he bears more than a pass­ing re­sem­blance to for­mer French PM and For­eign Min­is­ter Do­minique de Villepin, who Lan­zac used to write speeches for… well, the au­thors couldn’t pos­si­bly com­ment…

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