Annie Goetzinger, a grand dame of French comics has passed away suddenly at the age of 66. NBM’s Terry Nantier, who published two of her books in English, Girl in Dior and Marie Antoinette, Phantom Queen, remembers her on his blog: I’m in shock. She looked in perfect health with many more productive years ahead of her, […]
by Alex Dueben Annie Goetzinger has had a long successful career as a comics artist in France, but she was largely unknown in the United States until NBM published Girl in Dior last year, which was a success here just as it was in France. The publisher just released another book co-written and illustrated by […]
Girl in Dior has been getting great press worldwide for its depiction of one of the most influential premiere collections in fashion history, but there are a couple of classic superhero connections as well. Jeff Trexler
When I was a younger sprout in comics I often wondered if there had been any more women cartoonists than Marie Severin and Ramonda Fradon? What about in France where they loved cartoonistss? The ver very great Claire Bretecher was often mentioned but was that it?
Well, it turns out that all along there were other great French woman cartoonists, including Annie Goetzinger, whose amazing Girl in Dior is out now. Tonight she signs at the Kinokuniya Bookstore before apeparing MoCCA all weekend and going on tour on the below dates: