Katsuhiro Otomo Wins Grand Prix And Presidency For Angoulême 2016


Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo has won the Grand Prix for Angoulême, recognising a comic book creator’s contribution to the artform. His acceptance speech is below.


Otomo won with 38% of the vote, against Alan Moore and Hermann.

A special prize has also been given to the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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