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Irony always wins, even in Angouleme

Sometimes satire just presents itself. To promote the Morris and Lucky Luke exhibition at this year’s Festival of Angoulême, posters had been distributed all through town with the typical signs that would mark the western towns’ limits in the comic. … Continue reading

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Philippe Dupuy is a control freak

Even after the big exhibition about his and Charles Berbérian’s work in Angoulême was ready, festival co-président Philippe Dupuy had to make a few last-minute alterations. (translation – the original caption reads “Man sitting”, but Dupuy changed it in “No, … Continue reading

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Angouleme street art

Comics are everywhere in Angoulême.  These are just a few of the nices pieces of street art comics I saw (without really looking for them, actually) Please check out the Forbidden Planet Blog Log tomorrow for my report on today’s … Continue reading

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Angouleme – old meets new

The Angouleme Festival celebrates 50 years of venerable children’s comics Boule Et Bill with a special exhibition and balloons featuring an updated version of the boy and his dog.

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Angouleme redux

“We’ve been walking for hours already, and we’re still not at the Angoulême Comics Festival” “Well… We ARE walking against the reading direction…” Nice self-referential comic from Kim Duchateau, in De Morgen.

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Dan Zettwoch draws on cardboard

I’d been reading Dan Zettwoch‘s journal (Zettwoch’s Suitcase) for a while (and blogged about his Festivus poster) when I met him a couple of weeks ago in Angoulème. He was working at the Buenaventura Press table in the small press … Continue reading

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Angouleme Fast Food

Toon and I left for Angoulême today. We were lucky : we arrived at 5 pm, and it started snowing at 5.15. Bart got stuck in the blizzard on the N10 between Poitiers and Angoulême and only got there at … Continue reading

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