Coinciding with the Angoulême International Comics Festival tomorrow, French comics guru Guy Delcourt has announced the opening of a new comic book academy in Paris.
The new translation of the graphic novel Beirut 1990 is a timely reminder that when it comes to depicting the reality of war, sometimes waiting a while is best.
‘People don’t revere the old comics enough,’ says Manuel Morin, owner of Paris’ BD Spirit, which offers 50-80,000 titles, many of them collectors items.
A new study reveals that pirates are offering tens of thousands of high quality illegally scanned comics in France to meet market demand for digital editions.
By Olivia Snaije The Maltese-born American cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco has just won the public news radio station France Info’s 2011 news and comic book prize for the French edition of his 400-page graphic novel Footnotes in Gaza. This is the second time Sacco has won the France Info prize—he was awarded the prize in 1999 for his graphic novel …
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