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Three brilliant books from the low countries have recently been published in English, and in case you didn’t notice, here’s the skinny (or, as they are called in the bizz, some capsule reviews). We talked...

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Comics: Porcelain makes its French debut

September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Benjamin Read and Chris Wildgoose’s gorgeous first volume of Porcelain from Improper Books was one of my favourite graphic novels of recent years, a luscious looking modern reworking of classic fairy tale tropes with science...

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Translation on the fly?

June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

I’ll admit, it’s a bit frustrating to point your good selves to one good European book after another, only to never see it published in English. I could trust all of you can read French...

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Comics: Improper Books signs French deal

October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Matt Gibbs at Improper Books tells us that their beautiful graphic novel Porcelain: a Gothic Fairy Tale, created by Benjamin Read and Chris Wildgoose, has been picked up for translation for the important French comics...

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Here’s an important  campaign that I feel confident most comics folk would whole-heartedly agree with and get behind. A Facebook page petitioning for the English-language rights of the great comics master, Moebius’ (aka Jean Giraud) work,...

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Japanese editions of western comics

July 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Today we have a fun wee guest post from that Scottish comics samurai, Seán Michael Wilson, currently beavering away in the Japanese comics industry. We know that the Anglophone world isn’t always great at picking...

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Comix Influx at Angoulême

January 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

We’ve pointed you to the fine Comics Influx site several times before; for those who aren’t yet familiar with it, its a site dedicated to a subject close to our hearts, making some of the...

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Recently, Comix Influx, the open source comix translation hub, has been in a state of flux : lots of new projects have been started or even completed (such as Le Voyage by Baudoin and Bastien...

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