John Seven reviews The Girl in the Bay #1, The Lollipop Kids #3, and Malaterre.
Clement Baloup’s gorgeous and moving stories of the Vietnamese who settle in America
Reviewed: Maria Frantz’s The Chancellor and the Citadel, Kevin Czap’s Four Years, and Gébé’s Letters To Survivors.
Ever feel pressured to have fun on a holiday? Certain holidays are worse than others for sure. It used to be just New Year’s Eve and St. Patrick’s Day forces pressures for party-going, but now Cinco de Mayo has inched up and even Halloween pressure has become more prevalent. As a low key person, those […]
Anytime I encounter a story with animals dominating the world in an aggressive stance against primitive humans, I can’t help but compare it to the two gold standards of my childhood, Planet of the Apes and Kamandi the Last Boy on Earth. The former, at least the first movie in the series, was thoughtful and […]
This afternoon, the Official Selections for the big prize at the 2019 FIBD in Angoulême were announced, along with prize nominees. The prizes – known as the Fauves – are one of the most prestigious in worldwide comics. In addition, Pierre Cristin, 80, the writer of Valerian and many other comic, was awarded the Prix […]
Edmond Baudoin is a relatively obscure figure in America, looming under whatever radar we have that detects French cartoonists. As explained in Matt Madden’s excellent introduction to Piero — Madden also did the translation of the story — Baudoin specialized in autobiography and was really an early and important practitioner of that form in French […]
French cartoonist Sébastien Samson’s graphic novel about running in the New York Marathon shows the universal language of the graphic novel.
Digital comics purveyor ComiXology and French indie publisher Delcourt Group are teaming up to give readers a glance at the events that preceded Christophe Bec’s PROMETHEE series.
I’ve never been able to wrap my head around the anger directed toward undocumented immigrants, and the escalation of that topic hasn’t helped me parse the topic any better. I can understand if you have reasons to be against people entering the country without going through the “proper” channels — not my view, but you […]