Colombine Depaire and Alicen Hubert offer concrete examples of the growing popularity of French BD and comics in the United States.
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.
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.
The one thing a great comics book store must do — unlike a bookstore — is ensure you never forget your in a comic book store.
‘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.