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Bo Doï (possibly the best French mainstream comics magazine), has joined many other publications and gone digital. Starting with issue #119, people who don’t live in Francophone Europe can also enjoy this great magazine, thanks...

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Today we have another excerpt from the recent special edition of the famous Pilote, which celebrated the events of May ’68 in France (see here for Wim’s original post and here for the excerpt of...

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This four page strip was published in the special edition of the magazine Pilote, published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Mai 1968 (see the earlier post), when the students rioted in Paris and...

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Last Thursday in Brussels the Prime Minister Charles Picqué (one of the no less than four Belgian prime ministers) presented the preliminary program for the ambitious Brussels 2009 BD Comics Strip Project, the Flemish daily...

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Some pretty interesting comics-related auctions are being held over the coming weeks in two Paris based action houses. Millon Associés organizes an auction of original artwork on May 30th and 31st. The session on Friday...

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As the French comics magazine BoDoï mentions, France Culture will broadcast a two-part interview with Alan Moore over the next two weeks (the first time a French radio station has broadcast an interview with Alan,...

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We’re nearing the end of May, and with that, probably, the deluge of commemorations of the revolutionary month of May, 1968 that has swept across the media in France and a bit of Belgium (when...

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Forty years ago, in the revolutionary year of 1968, as Parisian students ripped up the cobblestones, the quintessential French comics magazine Pilote (founded by Astérix creator René Goscinny and birthplace of many a good French...

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L’Assiette au Beurre

May 20, 2008 | 1 Comments

Sometimes you’re just idly browsing the web or scanning your feeds without looking for anything really, when suddenly you stumble over something so wonderful, so sublime that you wonder how you hadn’t seen this before....

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From May 29th to the 31st, the crème de la crème of the French small press will gather at the Festival Des Mots Des Bulles Des Péliculles in Carcassonne, France. This very modest, small-scale festival...

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