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The adventures of this journalist Hiram Lowatt, and Placido, his Indian friend, start in the American West and carry on into Alaska. It could be a western…in fact, it looks like one: there are cowboys, Indians, and even a saloon with whisky galore. But if you look closer, you’ll see that there is also furniture falling out of the sky and squashing farmers, objects that talk and Indians who quote from « The Mechanics of Fluids » by Krümmer and Watkins. Cheering albums, even when they are frightening, with the drawing falsely naïve and truly expressive, bizarre and moving.