The Angoulême comic book festival postponed mid-March due to covid

Scheduled for the end of January and then canceled due to the health crisis, the 49th edition is to be held from March 17 to 20. The 49th Angoulême International Comics Festival, originally scheduled for January 27 to 30 but postponed due to the health crisis, will take place from March 17 to 20, the […]

Masterful Golden Fawn for The Hunting Accident

The 48e edition of the comic book festival unveiled its winners, live on France Inter. A slightly demanding vintage, not quite reflecting the dynamism of a popular genre. A graphic novel which features a blind man lost in limbo Hell of Dante, saved from prison by books in an effervescent America: here is a beautiful […]

an increasingly diverse official selection

The event dedicated to the ninth art, which will be held from January 27 to 30, presented the 46 titles of its official selection on Tuesday, where emerging talents and independent houses are widely represented. After a 2021 edition severely disrupted by the health crisis, the Angoulême International Comics Festival is back for its 49e […]

The private collection of designer F’Murrr enters the national collections

The donation of the heirs of the author, who died in 2018, includes 238 drawings and illustrations. A first for comics. On April 10, 2018, the cartoonist F’Murrr, whose real name is Richard Peyzaret, known in particular for his series The Genius of the Alpine Pastures, died at the age of 72. It leaves an […]

Lyon BD festival, an ambitious edition to brave the pandemic

Despite the uncertainties linked to the health crisis, the ninth art takes over the city of lights for a month. Museums, theaters or galleries become the backdrop for a rich program, the highlight of which is the “In” from June 11 to 13. «This edition was rock’n’roll. Despite many constraints, we managed to present a […]

The first openly gay Captain America soon in comics

For the double occasion of “Pride Month” and the 80e character’s birthday, an upcoming Marvel comic will feature a new take on America’s most patriotic superhero. A new version written by Josh Trujillo, himself transgender. The incarnations of the superhero Captain America follow each other and are not alike. On Netflix, Anthony Mackie is preparing […]

Le Figaro had spotted five award-winning albums

LA CASE BD – Landis Blair, Léonie Bischoff, Maurane Mazars, Michel Rabagliati, Zanzim … The authors and designers rewarded in Angoulême had entrusted us with their manufacturing secrets, via our weekend format, the Case BD. Le Fauve d’or, best album award : The Hunting Accident, in the dantesque hell of an American prison On May […]

Morocco through the dynasties

Idrissid Dynasty The Idrissid dynasty, whose founder was Idriss I who made Volubilis (Walili) its capital, was the first to conquer Morocco for more than a century. From 789 to 978, the Idrissid dynasty dominated much of the Maghreb, including North Africa in present-day Morocco. Founder of the first royal dynasty in Morocco, the Idrissids […]

Léonie Bischoff, all fired up

BACK TO SCHOOL FIGURES-. Anaïs Nin’s mad designer is in the running for the Best Album Award at the Angoulême Festival. Léonie Bischoff is only 39 years old, and yet we already feel a great maturity in her. This Swiss woman with a laughing but determined look has signed a highly noticed graphic novel this […]