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How Paris Comics Expo Is Becoming A Little More… American, In November

France does comic conventions a little differently. One tradition occurs around how comic creators create are at said shows. And how the Paris Comics Expo is going to change things and make them a little more… American. I remember in …

Herge Tops Paris Auction Of Original Comic Art, With Uderzo And Franquin Not Far Behind…

The rough pencils of a page of Tintin in Tibet by Herge, has been auctioned by Christie’s for €289,500  ($400,000) almost double its estimated price while a self portrait sold for €91,500 ($125,000) and a Tintin postcard design for €85,500 ($117,000). While a cover of Asterix and the …

French Original Comic Art Set To Rock The Marketplace At Christie’s In Paris

Christie’s Auction House in Paris is having its first sale of comic book material in April. And there are going to be some seriously large wallets to be carried to this display of European comic book art. The cover of …

Paris To Get Its Very Own Comics Art School, Funded By Guy Delcourt

The most famous French language comics schools are the St. Luc Institute in Brussels and the Angoulême School. Strangely, I don’t think that Paris had anything to match…. until now. Guy Delcourt is the head of France’s second largest comics …

ComiXology Europe Launches In Paris And At Angouleme

Expect those ComiXology Around The World posts on Bleeding Cool to start looking a little different. ComiXology gave announced they are opening a Paris office and will be exhibiting at this week’s Angouleme Festival, with an aim to start distributing …

Original League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 2009 Art Goes On Sale In Brussels- And Online

Kevin O’Neill is selling his artwork for League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 2009 from the Brussels gallery Champaka from 1500€ to 2000€, avaialble online for the first time. Go on, take a look. Call it Cyber Monday if you must…

When Paris Threw A Comic Con

Thomas Allard writes; Despite the critical and sales importance of “Bande Dessinée” in France, American comics have had trouble finding an audience outside of movie theatres. However, slowly but surely, it seems the scene is expanding thanks to global successes …

The French Punk Rock Jesus To Be Ten Pages Extra, And In Hardcover

Punk Rock Jesus is concluding next month by Sean Murphy for DC Vertigo. A thirty-two page comic book that actually was a thirty-two page comic book, the six issue collection will be larger than most ten issue collections these days. …

Stuart Immonen Hits The Parisienne Dramatic Scene

Jérémy Manesse, who works for Panini Comics in France as a consultant, editor, community manager and, mostly, as a translator for is also an actor and a playwright, with staged plays over the last ten years. And, naturally, comics gets …

The Paris Comic Con That Happened Last Weekend

Thomas Allard writes for Bleeding Cool from Paris Comic Con. Another Comic-con took place last week. Obviously you didn’t hear much about it, considering the one that just finished in San Diego. The fact that it takes place in France …

John Landis Returning To The Horror Genre With New Monster Movie

Thanks to the probing questions of Chris Eggertsen over at Bloody-Disgusting, we’ve been delivered some exciting news about famed director John Landis, the man who was behind fantastic 80s monster movie An American Werewolf In London before moving primarily into …