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Three brilliant books from the low countries have recently been published in English, and in case you didn’t notice, here’s the skinny (or, as they are called in the bizz, some capsule reviews). We talked...

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On September 28th, the Grand Palais museum in Paris will open for a life-spanning exhibition about the life and work of Hergé, creator of Tintin and founder of one of the most important artistic styles...

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Everybody who’s a little bit au courant with the history of European comics has heard of André Franquin and his most celebrated characters, Spirou and Fantasio, the Marsupilami and, of course, Gaston Lagaffe. Another strip...

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The Past Never Ends

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Comic fans are a specifically nostalgic lot, and European BD readers are no different. Even when the young turks of the Nouvelle Vague came tearing down the walls of the old, traditional French-Belgian school of...

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