Europe Comics has carved out an interesting niche by releasing French and Belgian comics in ebook format to make them more available and affordable, and The Wolves of La Louviere is one of the companies finest achievements. Written and drawn by Belgian cartoonist Flore Balthazar, The Wolves of La Louviere mixes history and fictionalized biography […]
In The Danes, Belgian cartoonist Clarke’s suspense-thriller with science fiction tones, takes an accepted apocalyptic trope, a devastating pandemic, and turns it upside down. In most stories like these society collapses because of a desperate battle for survival against disease, but in The Danes, it’s the fallout of racial animosity exploding because of a disease. […]
Over the last few weeks there’s been some concern that Italian cartoonist Zerocalcare wouldn’t get his Visa in time for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Zerocalcare – the pen name of Michele Rech – is one of Italy’s best selling and acclaimed cartoonists, with more than 1 million copies of his work in print. His Kobane Calling […]
The folks at Europe Comics (Disclaimer: they are a major sponsor of this site!) are coming to con and here’s what they have going on, including three major European comics artists to meet, all at booth #5524 First stop, we have Jean Dufaux – the master storyteller behind beloved series such as Djinn, Game of Masks, Dixie Road, Murena, The Raptors, Rain […]
The indie comics circuit is heating up for 2017, and Mocca is just a few weeks away. Europe Comics, the portal for digital editions of European comics classics in English, is sponsoring two cartoonists in the US this April, comics superstar BLUTCH and Polish rising star Wojciech STEFANIEC. Here’s their schedule of events: [Disclosure: Europe Comics is an advertiser […]
Phew! Busy Thursday afternoon. We’re here live at the ICv2 White Cup bringing you the latest from the annual industry event that features in depth sales chat and more. There are four speakers at this event and for the next two hours, I’ll be liveblogging all the news for your eager eyes. First up is […]
If you’ve been craving more amazing Euro-comix in your life. Comixology just made that dream come true. Europe Comics, the collective of French language publishers, and the much-under appreciated Cinebooks, are debuting today on the Comixology platform. You can see the lineup below and there’s some gold in there, both classic and contemporary, from Spirou to The Survivors to XIII.