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This year we celebrate the 50th birthday of Michel Vaillant, the car racer who is the star of Jean Graton’s comic book series of the same name. All over the continent, Vaillant is one of...

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This month sees the birth of Dial P For Pulp, a new podcast for anyone interested in any aspect of the pulps, the predecessors of comics as we know them, quite often featuring heroes that...

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Dupuis Editeurs has launched a new website especially aimed at hearing impaired children. On the website, selected titles from their children’s comics imprint Punaise & Puceron are made available in sign language format. Sign language...

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I came across the comic “La Primavera” recently by Alexis Frederick-Frost (Center of Cartoon Studies Class of 2006) recently, and, having been infected with the cycling bug by my grandfather myself, it immediately caught my...

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A while ago Joe, inspired by Stephen Frug’s endeavour to pick out his favourite hundred comics pages, asked me to come up with what I thought was the best comics page I had ever seen....

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I have a confession to make, and an apology. For years now, I have been promoting the Brussels Comics Centre, or Centre De La Bande Dessinée / Centrum Voor Het Beeldverhaal, as it is known...

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From our Continental Correspondent – Plunk!

September 5, 2007 | 2 Comments

Hey Kids! Do you like strange creatures, in green with a funnel on their head? Then it’s time to check out the Plunkblog, the blog that Flemish creators Cromheecke and Letzer have created in honour...

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When I told Ria Schulpen of the publisher Bries that I was researching an article on Finnish comics the other day (and yes, that subject goes beyond Moomins, whatever Russell Brand may think of it),...

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Even with all the festivities celebrating his 100th anniversary, you’d almost think that Hergé only ever created one comic character, the omnipresent Tintin. Well, think again: Quick & Flupke, two kids from the streets of...

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Stripburger, the Slovenian cartoon and comic magazine, is contributing to the Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, which is being organized for the 27th time as we speak. They have invited Les Requins Marteaux, the celebrated...

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