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Charlie Hebdo’s Staff Dies for Freedom of Expression

A cartoon by Plantu

Since 2006, Charlie Hebdo journalists had been intent on maintaining the magazine’s freedom of expression concerning Islam and tragically died for it.

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French Cartoonist Banned from Israel

Maximilien Le Roy

Maximilien Le Roy, a French cartoonist invited to the Palestine Cartoon Festival, was banned from Israel for his work on Palestine.

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Graphic Novels in Spain: The Comic Reborn and Rebranded

Juanjo Sáez

In a comics-loving country like Spain, local talent is beginning to make its mark in graphic novels, a genre in which the ebook has much to offer both authors and readers.

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Graphic Novelist Jacques Ferrandez is Still Dreaming About Algiers


Jaques Ferrandez is beloved and celebrated in France yet practically unknown in the Anglo-Saxon world; his recent adaptation of ‘L’Étranger’ (The Stranger) has been a bestseller.

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A Crossmedia Love Story: Cadaver by Jonah Ansell

CADAVER - written by jonah ansell

Writer and filmmaker Jonah Ansell shares how he took his story “Cadaver” from a poem written for his sister to a short film to a graphic novel and, hopefully, a feature film.

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Craig Thompson and the Inspiration for Habibi

Writer Craig Thompson discusses the inspiration for Habibi, his 672 page graphic novel set in the Middle East.

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DC Entertainment Lands Larsson Graphic Novel

DC Entertainment secures world rights to the graphic novel version of Stieg Larsson’s Millenium Trilogy.

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Are Graphic Novels Better Suited to Telling Non-fiction Stories than Prose?

By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story looks at the new graphic novel Cuba: My Revolution by Inverna Lockpez and Dean Haspiel (DC Comics/Vertigo). The story […]

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Graphic, Novel: Cuba: My Revolution Brings the Harsh Reality of Castro’s Revolution to Comics

•  Cuba by Inverna Lockpez and Dean Haspiel, offers a unique view of Castro’s Revolutionary-era Cuba from the point-of-view of one of its dissident artists. • […]

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Coming Soon to Your iPad: An Interactive Graphic Novel on the CIA and Iran

• Cognito Comics is launching an immersive digital graphic novel called Operation Ajax, specifically for the iPad. Inspired by journalist Stephen Kinzer and his bestselling […]

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