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Angouleme 2018 – the Grand Prix

January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday last, the organisers of the Angoulême Festival announced the three creators that are in the running for the Grand Prix, the lifetime achievement award with which the Festival wants to honor an original...

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Angouleme 2018 – the nominees

January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

As explained in my previous post, every new edition of the Angoulême Festival comes with a generous number of awards, each with an equally general amount of nominees. It is safe to say that if...

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Angouleme 2018 – Counting down

January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s the New Year! And so everybody who’s even slightly interested in comics is either preparing to go to the French city of Angoulême for the 45th edition of the International Comics Festival, or finding bad...

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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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We previously reported on the shortlists for the various awards that will be presented in less than a month’s time (!) at the 44th comics festival in Angoulême, France. In the meantime, it’s been announced that...

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It’s getting closer to Christmas, but for comics aficionados the world over, that only means it’s only one more month to Angoulême, that midwinter fest of all things comics. And even for those who are...

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It’s less than 150 days to go before the last weekend of January, that fabled time when the city of Angoulême in the South-West of France becomes even more of a blessed haven for comics...

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After what must be the most raucous edition in its history, the prestigious (or at least, it was prestigious… See our earlier posts) Angoulême Festival is currently facing one of the greatest threats in its...

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In the aftermath of one of the most controversial editions of the Festival of Angoulême ever (if publicity was what the organizers were after, well, they got it), some quite remarkable statements could be picked...

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It would seem that the organizers of the Angoulême Festival just don’t know when to leave it alone. First there was the disaster with the Grand Prix shortlist, which was indeed painfully short of women, ending...

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