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It may require some knowledge about both classic European comics and the history of the Beatles alike, but I for one have not laughed as hard with a cartoon recently as I did with this...

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A life of mountains

July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the world of mountaineering, Italian climber Reinhold Messner is something of a legend. He was the first to climb all of the world’s fourteen 8,000+ meters peaks, and also the first to climb Mount...

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Enrico Marini takes on Batman

July 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

On his Facebook page, Italian cartoonist Enrico Marini announced last week that he is working an original Batman story, which will be published in two volumes on in November 2017 and Spring 2018 respectively. Marini...

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News from the world of Joost Swarte

July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

For some reason, Dutch clear line guru Joost Swarte was in the news recently on quite a few occasions. We brought them together for you, so you wouldn’t have to. In the Belgian city of...

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Agent 327 is heading for the big screen

June 21, 2017 | 1 Comments

Even though Martin Lodewijk’s comic series Agent 327 has the status of a classic in his native Holland, the series is largely unknown in other parts of the world. Translations of the books were published...

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Be Blacksad in this video game

June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to French comics blog 9eme Art, Spanish games studio Pendulo is currently developing a video game based on detective comic Blacksad by Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido. This series tells the stories of a classic hard-boiled...

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Fans of (French) car racing comics, take note! Michel Vaillant, by far the most famous racing comic hero, is scheduled to appear at the start of this month’s venerable 24 Hours race in Le Mans, France....

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Mr Carton is the new animated series by French animator Michaël Bolufer, chronicling the attempts of a hapless driver in a cardboard car to reach a lighthouse on a hill, far in the distance. Even...

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Have no fear, Imbattable is here!

April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

When you’re a jaded comics aficionado like me, browsing through publishing schedules in search of a fix, you seldom get really excited when you hear of a new book in a new series by people...

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The Phoenix Comic is, in my humble opinion, the very best children’s comic out there in my humble opinion. You can find The Phoenix at your local comic shop (if they don’t stock it, well that...

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