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We previously reported on the shortlists for the various awards that will be presented in less than a month’s time (!) at the 44th comics festival in Angoulême, France. In the meantime, it’s been announced that...

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It’s getting closer to Christmas, but for comics aficionados the world over, that only means it’s only one more month to Angoulême, that midwinter fest of all things comics. And even for those who are...

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Rodolphe Töpffer, creator of the Histoire de M. Jabot and the Histoire de Monsieur Cryptogame, is largely recognized as one of the fathers (and, if you believe the French-speaking part of the world, the father – this is disputed...

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When Anton softly passes away, after a long life, he enters a next life that is far weirder than he had ever expected. There’s admin and bars and balloons and a devilish creature called St.-Collector....

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Two interesting exhibitions in two different European countries show how extensively diverse comics can be by celebrating two beloved local titles that could not be further apart. The Museo della Storia (or Story Museum) in...

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Earlier in the year a strong contingent of Flemish and Dutch cartoonists celebrated the comics festival of the German city of Erlangen by publishing a special daily comic for each day of the festival. Parade...

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Earlier this week, comic-loving Flanders said farewell to Marc Sleen, who died at the age of 92 after a long life of creating numerous popular cartoon characters, such as Bolleke, Oktaaf Keunink, De Lustige Kapoentjes...

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Poesia Sin Fin, the new visual masterpiece of Chilean octogenarian maverick Alejandro Jodorowski, is ready to conquer the globe. The film had an enormously well-received avant-premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in June, and premiered officially...

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Where to go when you’re off the British Isles? Worry no more! October hasn’t even started yet when the German city of Hamburg is taken over by the tenth edition of its Comicfestival (September 29th...

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It’s less than 150 days to go before the last weekend of January, that fabled time when the city of Angoulême in the South-West of France becomes even more of a blessed haven for comics...

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