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The 2000AD Preview: Prog 2018

February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here you go, latest 2000AD, Prog 2018, out 21st February… Judge Dredd: Deep In The Heart by Michael Carroll and Henry Flint Sinister Dexter: One Hit Wonder by Dan Abnett and Steve Yeowell Kingdom by...

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The 2000AD Preview: Prog 2017

February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Out this week…. Judge Dredd: Deep In The Heart by Michael Carroll and Henry Flint Kingmaker by Ian Edginton and Leigh Gallagher The Order: Wyrm War by Kek-W and John Burns Future Shocks: Donations Welcome...

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Baeken’s Sugar to be translated in 2018

February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sometimes a wish does come true. Back in 2014, Flemish cartoonist Serge Baeken was approached by French publisher Dargaud to do a translation of his graphic novel, Sugar, the true story of his little black...

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The Shoah Memorial in Paris is host to an important exhibition throughout the year, highlighting the representation of the persecution of the Jews using comics. Starting from Horst Rosenthal’s quite remarkable Mickey Au Camp De Gurs,...

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Right then, it’s been rather a long time since I did a Phoenix Weekender, almost 6 months, and although I’m not promising that you’ll be getting one of these every weekend, I do plan to...

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As is de rigeur these days, the latest edition of the Festival of Angoulême opened today with the announcement of the winner of the Grand Prix.  As is the custom, this comics luminary will act...

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Watch out for: Lukas Verstraete

January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

A new year, new cartooning talent! I first came across the work of Flemish illustrator and cartoonist Lukas Verstraete when I saw the illustration above in a Belgian newspaper and it immediately reminded me of...

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The cutest New Year’s card of this year, in my opinion, was released by the French City of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin. It features classic comic character Little Nemo as he wanders through a tiny city, marvelling at...

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With the year only just starting, already a number of beloved names have left the comics stage in Europe. On January 15 we said goodbye to Jean-Luc Vernal. Vernal was probably best known as writer...

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At the presentation of the winners of the 10th annual Japan International MANGA Awards in Tokyo on December 28th (the end of year festivities made the news flow a little slower), the  Gold Prize was...

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