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You probably never have, but had you ever wondered what Marvel superheroes would look like if they had been drawn by French BD superstars, you’d be in luck. Panini Comics, the French publishers for Marvel...

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Earlier this month David Moreau’s Seuls was released in cinemas across France and Belgium. The film, based on the acclaimed young adult comic series of the same name by Fabien Vehlmann and Bruno Gazotti, tells...

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Hidden Folks out on February 15

February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dutch illustrator Sylvain Tegroeg and game designer Adriaan De Jongh have announced that their long-awaited independent game, Hidden Folks, will be published on February 15th, on iOS, Steam, and Apple TV. Hidden Folks is a Where’s Wally...

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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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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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