An independent publisher from Barcelona, Stéphane Corbinais says his comics house must be at Angoulême—or ‘you don’t exist’ in the bande dessinée world.
The Foire du Livre de Bruxelles hosted its ‘Talented Indies’ program that brought together francophone independent publishers from many countries.
Coinciding with the Angoulême International Comics Festival, Words Without Borders’ latest issues explores graphic novels and nonfiction in translation.
In France, a new exhibition on Arab comics launches at the Angoulême Comics Festival. And in the States, Scholastic’s new nonfiction imprint will tackle history and social issues for children.
France’s great comics event, the Festival International de la Bande Desinée at Angoulême, faces serious criticism for being dominated by men.