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The following is not really continental, nor is it strictly comics, but I happened to come across it and I am totally enamoured with it. From March 3rd until March 30th, the Freud Gallery (an...

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It would seem these days that every other week, another luminary in what could be called Franco-Belgian comics celebrates some kind of anniversary. Last year we had Toppfer and especially Hergé, while this year promises...

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It is no secret that I am a life-long Ever Meulen fan. I could not have been more than 15 when I first started sifting through waste paper, looking for old issues of Humo Magazine,...

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Last week it was announced that French film director Luc Besson (well known for Léon, the Big Blue, Taxi and The Fifth Element) will be bringing the adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec to the big screen....

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Yesterday the 35th edition of the Angoulême Festival, one of the most prestigious comics festivals in the world, closed its doors after four days of mayhem. I don’t know yet whether the festival itself was...

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From February 1st to 9th, the historic Flagey building in the middle of Brussels will host the 2008 edition of the Anima festival, Belgium’s largest festival for animated films. That means nine days filled to...

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It’s no news that Hollywood in recent years has found a very fruitful and profitable source of inspiration in comics. Graphic novels and more traditional comics of all genres have been turned into films, with...

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Our Continental Correspondent goes all Coconino

January 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

French online luxury comics magazine Coconino opens the New Year with a bang – their Christmas issue contains no less than 400 new pages of cartoon work. There’s new and beautiful work by Guillaume Trouillard,...

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At a press conference in Brussels yesterday, Belgium and the world were once again made ready for yet another comics icon’s anniversary. Last year, we celebrated Hergé’s one hundredth birthday, this year its a hundred...

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While the world spent last year remembering Hergé or reading Charles Schulz’s biography (well, that part of the world that’s into comics, at least), Germany remembered the 175th birthday of one of the true seminal...

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