Review: Lilla Berlin – Leva life

Lilla Berlin - Leva lifeLilla Berlin – Leva life by Ellen Ekman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The third collection with Ellen Ekman’s comic strip Little Berlin (Little Berlin), and it is evident that Ekman has developed the strip, making it more diverse and allowing for more development of the various characters. It is still biting satire of our times and the world of a younger, urban Swedish generation. At the same time, it is a bit repetitive and sometimes too chatty in the dialogue. While reading, it becomes clear that these comics were designed to be read one by one in a newspaper, and overall it gets a bit too much and I needed to pause and read on later, as I got a little tired of the concept.

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