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New Brecht Evens for September

May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The most colourful of current Flemish cartoonists (in all meanings of the word), Brecht Evens, has announced the publication of his next graphic novel, The City Of Belgium for the end of 2018, with an...

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Death of a pop artist

May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The death of Norwegian pop artist and cartoonist Hariton Pushwagner (real name Terje Brofos) hardly made waves on the global media, but his work deserves at least some attention. His most famous book, Soft City,...

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In memoriam William Vance

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Monday, May 14th, Dargaud publishing director Yves Schlirf announced on Twitter that William Vance had died, “that old lion”. Vance, born William Van Cutsem in 1935 was a celebrated Belgian comics artist, and was...

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Live from Norway

May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mac Ask and Andreas Håndlykken are two cartoonists and illustrators operating from Oslo, Norway. On their website Strekinstinkt they create the science fiction series Loop, both in Norwegian and in English. They also have a...

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Erlangen Beckons

May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The International Comic Salon of Erlangen, the most prestigious comics festival of the German language, will take place this year from May 31st until June 3rd. And even though the beating heart of the festival...

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Ete is back for a second season

May 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Last year, the European media conglomerate Arte presented Eté, a long-form story strip by Thomas Cadène, Joseph Safieddine, and Erwann Surcouf that ran exclusively on Instagram. In daily installments, it told the very up-to-the-minute story...

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Short but sweet

April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you didn’t see Thor: Ragnarok in the cinema in the Netherlands, you probably missed out on a sweet little extra that was only shown there. Kort maar Krachtig (Short but Sweet) is a high octane...

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 Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles, is a graphic novel from 2009 by Spanish cartoonist Fermín Solís about the creation of surrealist cinematographer Luis Buñuel’s third movie, Las Hurdes: Tierra Sin Pan (The Land Without Bread, 1933). With...

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Maaike Hartjes draws her burnout

April 10, 2018 | 1 Comments

Some three years ago, Dutch cartoonist Maaike Hartjes suddenly found herself incapable of anything. Even the littlest task was too much, simply checking the time tables for the bus caused panic attacks. She was diagnosed...

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Frankencomics : Mickey Maltese

February 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

For a few years now, French publisher Glénat has been matching up celebrated creators in French comics with the characters of Walt Disney. Thus far, this has resulted in pretty good books (Cosey’s Mysterious Melody, for...

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