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I’ve been back from Angoulême for a week now, and I’ve been meaning to give you my personal take on the festival. But so much has already been written that I could hardly find anything...

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With a président like Bernard Willem Holtrop, this year’s Angoulême festival will be a bit different, it would seem. Sure, there will be exhibitions and concerts and too many interviews and rencontres to count, but...

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The election committee for the Angoulême Grand Prix had whittled down the long list to three names, BoDoi reports.  One thing is certain : the président for next year’s edition of the festival will not...

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French comics blog BoDoi reports on the long list for the Grand Prix at this year’s Angoulême Festival, with all the hopefuls (I guess) for the title of président for next year’s edition of the...

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Comics: the Angouleme Grand Prix contender

January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tom Spurgeon on the excellent Comics Reporter brings news of the creators under consideration for the prestigious Grand Prix at the Angoulême festival, the 41st edition of which kicks off on January 30th. Just have...

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Official selection Angouleme 2014

December 12, 2013 | 1 Comments

In the run-up to any particular edition of the Angoulême Festival, an important milestone is the announcement of the official Sélection, a list of titles that deserve wider recognition, and receive a sort of Angou...

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Neuvieme Art 2.0 Goes Mobile

December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

For a couple of years now Neuvième Art 2.0, the official periodical of the Cité Internationale de la BD in Angoumême, has been one of the better online source for comics-related studies and thought that...

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It’s a hundred-and-so-many days before the next Festival d’Angoulême, and earlier this week the official poster for the 2014 edition has been presented. As is customary, it was designed by the président of the Festival,...

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It’s been a month now since we all got back from what was generally a quite bland and disappointing Angoulême Festival. When I think back of this year’s edition (and I leave out the rowdy...

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Comics: a wee look around Angouleme

February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jake Whitehouse has uploaded a short nine-minute video from the recent Angoulême comics festival in France – as you might expect it’s in French, but even if you don’t speak any French at all you...

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