Abelard has been dead for several years now, and his disappearance has left a big hole in Gaston’s life. Gaston, a simple and solitary character, has his life turned upside down when his friend Purity also dies, entrusting her only child, Alvin, to Gaston’s care. The domestic situation soon becomes impossible. In order to get rid of this bothersome child, Gaston decides to set out with Alvin in search of his grand parents… Régis Hautière and Renaud Dillies follow on from Abelard with this brand new two-part series, Alvin. Poetry, colourful dialogue and graphic genius are combined in this beautiful ode to helping one another in spite of our differences.