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Three brilliant books from the low countries have recently been published in English, and in case you didn’t notice, here’s the skinny (or, as they are called in the bizz, some capsule reviews). We talked...

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Amsterdam Comics Conference

June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Amsterdam Comics, an independent comics research group that “that seeks to productively clash theory with practice through several strategies” just announced their second Comics Conference, which will be held on November 15-17, 2018. Titled “Drawing...

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Maybe it’s because it’s too hot with summer coming, maybe summer’s not hot enough, maybe you have exams or maybe your in between jobs – you need comics. And so, here are three brand-spanking new...

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Max Und Moritz prize awarded in Erlangen

June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 18th International Comics Festival of Erlangen, Germany, which was held at the beginning of the month, also hosted the gala of the Max Und Moritz Price 2018, which was awarded in no less than...

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A quite familiar set of animals

May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

In 1932 Flemish fine artist and illustrator Frans Van Immerseel started working as in-house illustrator in the printer’s office of the Averbode Abbey. He was also working as cartoonist and illustrator for a number of...

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New Brecht Evens for September

May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The most colourful of current Flemish cartoonists (in all meanings of the word), Brecht Evens, has announced the publication of his next graphic novel, The City Of Belgium for the end of 2018, with an...

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Death of a pop artist

May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The death of Norwegian pop artist and cartoonist Hariton Pushwagner (real name Terje Brofos) hardly made waves on the global media, but his work deserves at least some attention. His most famous book, Soft City,...

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In memoriam William Vance

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Monday, May 14th, Dargaud publishing director Yves Schlirf announced on Twitter that William Vance had died, “that old lion”. Vance, born William Van Cutsem in 1935 was a celebrated Belgian comics artist, and was...

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Live from Norway

May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mac Ask and Andreas Håndlykken are two cartoonists and illustrators operating from Oslo, Norway. On their website Strekinstinkt they create the science fiction series Loop, both in Norwegian and in English. They also have a...

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Erlangen Beckons

May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The International Comic Salon of Erlangen, the most prestigious comics festival of the German language, will take place this year from May 31st until June 3rd. And even though the beating heart of the festival...

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