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Leo is eleven years old, lives in New York and is a phantom. He can fly through buildings and cars and can listen in on any conversation. When a mysterious criminal holds the city ransom,...

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Richard already mentioned it some three years ago, but, if the interwebs are to be believed, the next big project for French director Luc Besson (Léon, The Fifth Element, and most recently, Lucy) is an...

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I recently wrote about how classic BD series, such as Blake and Mortimer, are kept on going to support a publishing industry that has lost much of its lustre in the past decades (see here)....

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Publishing is a tough industry these days, and one way to keep your boot afloat seems to be to keep the spotlights firmly on your established sellers, those titles that have had a proven audience,...

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During this year’s Turnhout festival (which for once will be held in June), Flemish clear line illustrator Jan van der Veken will take over wonderful modernist villa Schellekens in Turnhout and turn it into the...

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How much do you have to say to actually express an emotion? That seems to be the question that French cartoonist Mai Li Bernard is asking in her experimental comic, Pigmentation d’un Discours Amoureux (Pigmentation...

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The clip to Carmen, the newest single by Belgian pop superstar Stromae (fresh from a SXSW showcase that got rave reviews), was created by none other than Sylvain Chomet, the creator of such masterpieces as...

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A quick update on Weisse Wölfe, the comics reportage about Neo-Nazis in Europe that was published recently by German journalism collective Correctiv. As of last week, Correctiv has released a free online version of the...

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Every edition of the international Fumetto comics festival has a comics competition for creators up to 18 years of age. In the past few years, this competition was won by luminaries like Amanda Vähämäki, Michelangelo Setola,...

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In 2006 Mehmet Kubasik, a shopkeeper of Turkish descent was murdered in the German city of Dortmund, the last in a series of eight racially motivated murders by the extreme right wing terror unit National...

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