System Preference (Hardcover)

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By Ugo Bienvenu, Ugo Bienvenu (Illustrator)
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Critically-acclaimed writer, artist and director Ugo Bienvenu presents a beautifully illustrated graphic novel which takes a dark introspection on the future of the world of the social media.

Set in a bright dystopian future, fans of the sci-fi fan genre will love exploring the story of a man on the run for protecting cultural treasures in his robot surrogate.

A Black Mirror-esque future-shock satire.

In the near future, society lives in a social media metaverse where data storage is at a premium and historic works of art are simply deleted to make space for holiday photos. Appalled by this way of life, an archivist risks everything by stealing and hiding culturally important artefacts inside the robot acting as the surrogate carrier of his unborn daughter. However, he’s soon discovered, and the family are forced to go on the run, with tragic consequences.

Fans of dystopian sci-fi will love sinking their teeth into this cautionary tale.

About the Author

Ugo Bienvenu is a French illustrator, director, publisher and producer based in Paris. Because his father was a diplomat, Ugo grew up in Guatemala, in Tchad, in Paris and in Mexico. Hi comic credits include: Fog, Sphere of existence, Paiement accepté, L’entretien, Premium+ and System Preference. He has also written Appel en Absence and B.O, Comme un Dieu. As well as comics, Ugo has produced an animated feature movie, short movies, music videos and advertisements out of his studio Remembers, and publishes content from his own publishing house Réalistes.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781787741485
ISBN-10: 1787741486
Publisher: Titan Comics
Publication Date: September 16th, 2025
Pages: 176
Language: English