To Do: The International Festival of Comics of Algieria


While we here in the capital of the world prepare for the 10th New York Comic Con, there are many other events happening around the country, and the world! One such event is le Festival international de la bande dessinée d’Alger (FIBDA), the international festival of comics of Algeria, being held from October 6-10! Via Google […]

Great French Comics I Want To Read In English!


Recently, right before BookExpo America commenced, the French Embassy sponsored an invitation-only symposium on French comics, the American market, and how both can benefit from the other. Heidi has already posted statistics and video from the event, so I’ll just post a smattering of bandes dessinées which were featured at the event.  If  I can a public edition […]

Interview: We talk Europen graphic novels with Titan’s new editor Lizzie Kaye


Last week Titan Comics announced it had hired Lizzie Kaye, formerly of SelfMadeHero, to the position of editor for their European graphic novel line. We talked with Kaye within a week of her jumping on-board the Titan Comics team about her new gig and Titan’s expansion into the bande dessinée market.

Peter Pan, a Prequel by Régis Loisel: Dark, Discomforting, and Delightful


Earlier this year, Soaring Penguin Press published the first complete English translation of Régis Loisel’s classic French series of bande dessinée, Peter Pan, a dark prequel to the JM Barrie fairy tale that pushes the boundaries of Neverland’s sinister origins.

Snowpiercer to be Dumbed Down for American Audience


Snowpiercer opened in South Korea earlier this month to rave reviews and box-office breaking sales. But the 126 minute film, based on popular bande dessinée Le Transperceneige and starring Chris Evans, is to be cut by a whopping 20 minutes for the eventual English language release – removing the intelligence and leaving a simplified action film […]