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Tag Archives: AngoulÃªme
Let’s face it, there was no AngoulÃªme Festival this year. All the well-willing press releases and online happenings couldn’t possibly make up for browsing around in the Nouveau Monde tent, getting into a scrap for a ticket in a dÃ©dicace … Continue reading
Sometimes satire just presents itself. To promote the Morris and Lucky Luke exhibition at this year’s Festival of AngoulÃªme, posters had been distributed all through town with the typical signs that would mark the western towns’ limits in the comic. … Continue reading
Even after the big exhibition about his and Charles BerbÃ©rian’s work in AngoulÃªme was ready, festival co-prÃ©sident 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
Comics are everywhere in AngoulÃªme. Â 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
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.
“We’ve been walking for hours already, and we’re still not at the AngoulÃªme Comics Festival” “Well… We ARE walking against the reading direction…” Nice self-referential comic from Kim Duchateau, in De Morgen.
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 AngoulÃ¨me. He was working at the Buenaventura Press table in the small press … Continue reading