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 Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles, is a graphic novel from 2009 by Spanish cartoonist Fermín Solís about the creation of surrealist cinematographer Luis Buñuel’s third movie, Las Hurdes: Tierra Sin Pan (The Land Without Bread, 1933). With...

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Manuel Fontdevila (Twitter) took a special stance in his illustration for the poster for the recent 19th International Comics Salon in Granada, which was held on March 7-9th, 2014. Instead of picturing a good old bunch...

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The Moro Studios remembered

April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Until the 6th of May, the Sala El Águila exhibition hall in Madrid, Spain, is putting on an exhibition about the legendary Moro studios.  Dubbed The Announcement of Modernity, the show illustrates the groundbraking genius of...

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Alex Robinson goes to Castellón

March 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Cartoonist Alex Robinson (his self-portraits get more self-depricating every time) is one of the guests of honor at this years ComiCS festival in Castellón de la Plana, together with Catalan surrealist wizard Max and topical...

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Birdboy

January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Birdboy is a Goya Award nominated short (and often disturbing) animation from Spain written and directed by Pedro Rivero and Alberto Vázquez, animated at the Postoma Studio:...

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Zoe in English

December 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

Spanish illustrator and cartoonist FH Navarro is creator Sushi Online magazine and of the beautiful Dos Hojas, which I described as “one of the most poetic and thoughtful little comics I’ve read lately” – see...

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Expocomic announces 2011 winners

December 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

At the Expocomic festival in Madrid, Spain, the winners of the 2011 awards were announced last week.   The lifetime achievement award went to Esteban Maroto, who is probably best known for his work for...

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As I explained yesterday, all this week we’ll be previewing Sean Duffield’s War: The Human Cost. Today it’s a hard-hitting work by Underground Comix legend Spain giving a historical and global view on Faith-Based Terrorism....

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Spanish Revolution

May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Anyone who follows international news will be aware that Spain was heading to the polls at the start of this week, with a profoundly unhappy electorate as the country struggles even more than most with...

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Forgive me if it seems a little odd to post a video which is in a mix of French and Spanish on an English language blog, but even if you can’t follow all of what...

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