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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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Reviews: It Don’t Come Easy…

January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

It Don’t Come Easy, Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Drawn & Quarterly I’ve loved the Angouleme-winning Dupuy and Berberian’s work for many years – I’ve even struggled through some of it in the original French (no...

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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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Bubble Manages Your BD Collection

December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

If there’s one thing to say about comics collectors, true comics collectors, it’s that they are completists. They’ll hunt across the lands for that one issue they are still missing. For that reason, quite a number of...

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Hopper reduces to the max

December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Spanish cartoonist and illustrator Felipe H. Navarro has started a new webcomic in English. Hopper is the story of a painter called Edward Hopper (not that one) who likes travelling by trains and tells of his travels. Navarro calls...

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Stripburger hits 25, and thus still sucks

December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Slovenian comics magazine Stripburger, one of the longest running venues for underground and alternative comics, has been running for twenty five years and, by their own accord, has miserably failed to die young. What’s more,...

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On Monday, November 27th, the death was announced of Dutch cartoonist and designer Bob van den Born. He was ninety years old, and will probably be best remembered for his creation, Professor Pi, a silent...

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Beaux livres for Christmas

November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you, like me, have a deep love for classic Eurocomics and for beautiful books, the months before Christmas often seem designed to burn a deep hole in your pocket, not to mention straining the...

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Pronatopia will move you

November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dutch designer and cartoonist Andre Bergs is a generous man. He’s giving away his new comic, Pronatopia, for free. Pronatopia is a digital comic, that takes advantage of the various features of a mobile device like a...

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Kurdt needs your support!

November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Music biographies in comic format are quite popular these days all across Europe it would seem. Flemish cartoonist Gerrit De Bremme has started a funding campaign for his graphic biography of seminal grunge hero Kurt...

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