In a region that is not lacking in dark humor, the first Palestine Comics festival kicks off today in East Jerusalem and in the West Bank.
Today, Marvel Comics may be a multi-billion dollar business built on the back of superheroes, but its past is littered with lewd, pornographic publications.
A number of Flemish children’s book publishers have launched cooperations with other creative media industries to create apps, games and storytelling experiences.
Rabat is a hotbed of literary activity, with the Etonnants Voyageurs literary festival opening today, and the International Comics Festival coming next month.
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.
Japanese manga has proven popular in America, but Franco-Belgian bande dessinée, which has a long a tradition and are just as appealing, remain ignored. Why?
US manga titan Viz Media is seeking growth in non-traditional manga markets and is launching its first list in India, after starting in the Philippines this year. Will it work?
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.
A new, 228-page bookazine, La Revue Dessinée, launched this month in France in the form of a collection of comics offers news stories covering current events.