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Agent 327 is heading for the big screen

June 21, 2017 | 1 Comments

Even though Martin Lodewijk’s comic series Agent 327 has the status of a classic in his native Holland, the series is largely unknown in other parts of the world. Translations of the books were published...

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Flight of the Raven, Jean-Pierre Gibrat, EuroComics/IDW I first saw Gibrat’s Flight of the Raven as Le Vol du Corbeau several years ago in a bookstore in the Saint Michel area of Paris that was...

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Be Blacksad in this video game

June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to French comics blog 9eme Art, Spanish games studio Pendulo is currently developing a video game based on detective comic Blacksad by Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido. This series tells the stories of a classic hard-boiled...

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Fans of (French) car racing comics, take note! Michel Vaillant, by far the most famous racing comic hero, is scheduled to appear at the start of this month’s venerable 24 Hours race in Le Mans, France....

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Have no fear, Imbattable is here!

April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

When you’re a jaded comics aficionado like me, browsing through publishing schedules in search of a fix, you seldom get really excited when you hear of a new book in a new series by people...

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Lolek and Bolek ride again

April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lolek and Bolek are back from the wilderness. The two steadfast young brothers who go on adventures all around the world, were once one of the most successful exports of communist-era Poland. Ever since their creator Wladyslaw...

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Rejoice, fans of France-based, Roman-era comics! Astérix The Gaul is back with a new adventure. In this new book, the 37th in the series, Asterix and his trusted friend Obélix find themselves entangled in Caesar’s...

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Comics on Instagram are nothing new. There’s plenty of webcomics that also try that visual social media par excellence to broaden their audience, from Cyanide and Happiness to Fran Krause’s fairly excellent Deep Dark Fears...

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When bandes dessinées grew up…

April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Michel-Édouard Leclerc is the owner and CEO of the Hypermarchés Leclerc, a large chain of supermarkets and other retailers all across France. Over the years he has also become one of the most important collectors of...

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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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