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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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Let’s kickstart some Eurocomics goodness!

April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Regular readers of this blog will doubtlessly be aware of Pieter De Poortere’s Dickie. Born as Boerke in his native Flanders and something of a favourite of ours, this strip tells the continuing story of a...

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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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Growing pains with Marloes De Vries

March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

When your mother was your age, she had a house and a family to run. You on the other hand are too busy catching them all on Pokémon Go. If that sounds familiar, then the...

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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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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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