The Faces of Die Stadt

Details are a part of this graphic novel, not to just portray certain actions to certain events during each cut but to also give “The City” a lustrous environment and also gives it a persona of its own. From the expression of the stray cats in one of the wood cuts to the different expression of both the people and the portraits presented throughout the different cuts. These little details gives this city a feel of hustle and bustle and creates the life to the city. Either if the image is violent, gruesome, cruel or even a joyous event, this shows us the many altitudes of emotions shown in a graphic novel that doesn’t contain a single word. This aspects also allows the audience to interpret this simple black and white graphic novel. This type of novel allows us to see and create different scenarios in our minds and since it doesn’t have color many things can be left up for interpretation.