The 2017 Angoulême Official List Contains A Record Amount Of English Language Originals, Including Jupiter's Legacy, Bitch Planet, Saga And Dykes To Watch Out For

The 2017 Angoulême Official List Contains A Record Amount Of English Language Originals, Including Jupiter’s Legacy, Bitch Planet, Saga And Dykes To Watch Out For

Posted by December 9, 2016 Comment

The most prestigious comic book award nominations in the world have been announced.  The 2017 Angoulême Official Lists has been released, chosen from comics published in French, and from which the Angoulême Grand Prix will be chosen. The Youth, Archive and Crime lists have also been published as well as 12 taken from the Official List which the public will be able to vote on.

It is also a record year for nominations for titles that were English speaking publishers include Jupiter’s Legacy, with Mark Millar‘s first Angoulême nomination with Frank Quitely, as well as Patience from Dan Clowes, Lazarus from Greg Rucka and Michael Lark, Saga by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples, Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue Deconnick and  Valentine De Landro, Alison Bechdel‘s Dykes To Watch Out For, Hip-Hop Family Tree by Ed Piskor, Moon Cop by Tom Gauld, Rat God by Richard Corben and The Amazing Remarkable Monsieur Leotard by Daniel Best and Eddie Campbell. 

The Youth awards also include Hagar The Horrible and Roller Grrl by Victoria Jamieson while Saga, Patience and Jupiter’s Legacy are included on the Popular list.

There are no Marvel or DC titles published this year though the Mickey Mouse book by Tebo licensed from Disney appears. Three titles were originally published by Image Comics.

Official Selection 2017

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L’ARABE DU FUTUR 3 – UNE JEUNESSE AU MOYEN-ORIENT (1985-1987)

Riad Sattouf

Ed. Allary

5_p0

BITCH PLANET TOME 1 – EXTRAORDINARY MACHINE

Valentine De Landro
Kelly Sue Deconnick

Ed. Glénat

6_p0

CE QU’IL FAUT DE TERRE À L’HOMME

Martin Veyron

Ed. Dargaud

7_p0

CHIISAKOBE TOME 4

Minetaro Mochizuki

Ed. Le Lézard Noir

8_p0

CHRONOSQUAD TOME 1

Giorgio Albertini
Gregory Panaccione

Ed. Delcourt

9_p0

CHROQUETTES

Jean-Christophe Menu

Ed. Fluide Glacial

10_p0

COQUELICOTS D’IRAK

Brigitte Findakly
Lewis Trondheim

Ed. L’Association

Expression@Datacenter@05_v6
Expression@Datacenter@05_v6

CUL DE SAC TOME 1

Richard Thompson

Ed. Urban Comics / Dargaud

12_p0

LE DERNIER ASSAUT

Dominique Grange
Tardi

Ed. Casterman

13_p0

DRESSING

Michael DeForge

Ed. Atrabile

Layout 1

L’ESSENTIEL DES GOUINES À SUIVRE -1987-1998

Alison Bechdel

Ed. Meme pas mal

15_p0

LA FAMILLE FUN

Benjamin Frisch

Ed. ça et là

 

16_p0THE GROCERY, TOME 4

Aurélien Ducoudray
Guilaume Singelin

Ed. Ankama

17_p0

HIP HOP FAMILY TREE TOME 1 – 1970S-1981

Ed Piskor

Ed. PAPA GUEDE

18_p0

HISTOIRES CROÛTES

Antoine Marchalot

Ed. Les Requins Marteaux

19_p0

L’HOMME QUI TUA LUCKY LUKE

Matthieu Bonhomme

Ed. Dargaud

20_p0

JUPITER’S LEGACY TOME 1 : LUTTE DE POUVOIRS

Peter Doherty
Mark Millar
Frank Quitely

Ed. Panini Comics

21_p0

KOBANE CALLING

Zerocalcare

Ed. Cambourakis

Impression

LAST HERO INUYASHIKI TOME 6

Hiroya OKU

Ed. Ki-oon

23_p0

LAZARUS TOME 4 – POISON

Michael Lark
Greg Rucka

Ed. Glénat

24_p0

LA LÉGÈRETÉ

Catherine Meurisse

Ed. Dargaud

25_p0

LE MARI DE MON FRÈRE TOME 1

Gengoroh Tagame

Ed. Akata

26_p0

MARTHA & ALAN

Emmanuel Guibert

Ed. L’Association

27_p0

MAUVAISES FILLES

Ancco

Ed. Cornélius

MM&O Amsterdam_cubierta.indd

MEGG, MOGG & OWL À AMSTERDAM

Simon Hanselmann

Ed. Misma

DemiSang-C1C4_160502.indd

LES OGRES DIEUX TOME 2 – DEMI-SANG

Bertrand Gatignol
Hubert

Ed. Soleil

30_p0

OTTO, L’HOMME RÉÉCRIT

Marc-Antoine Mathieu

Ed. Delcourt

31_p0

PATIENCE

Daniel Clowes

Ed. Cornélius

Paysage-coverture-MP-2.indd

PAYSAGE APRÈS LA BATAILLE

Philippe de Pierpont
Eric Lambé

Ed. Actes Sud BD

33_p0

PELOTE DANS LA FUMÉE TOME 2

Miroslav Sekulic-Struja

Ed. Actes Sud BD

34_p0

PERCEVAL

Anne-Caroline Pandolfo
Terkel Risbjerg

Ed. Le Lombard

PL_cover_ALTO_WIP7.indd

POLICE LUNAIRE

Tom Gauld

Ed. Editions 2024

36_p0

RATGOD

Richard Corben

Ed. Delirium

37_p0

LE REMARQUABLE ET STUPÉFIANT MONSIEUR LÉOTARD

Daniel Best
Eddie Campbell

Ed. ça et là

38_p0

ROCCO ET LA TOISON

Vincent Vanoli

Ed. L’Association

Expression@Datacenter@05_v6
Expression@Datacenter@05_v6

SAGA TOME 6

Fiona Staples
Brian K. Vaughan

Ed. Urban Comics / Dargaud

40_p0

SHANGRI-LA

Mathieu Bablet

Ed. Ankama

41_p0

STUPOR MUNDI

Nejib

Ed. Gallimard

42_p0

SUNNY TOME 6

Taiyou Matsumoto

Ed. Kana

43_p0

LES TROIS FANTÔMES DE TESLA

Guilhem
Richard Marazano

Ed. Le Lombard

44_p0

TULIPE

Sophie Guerrive

Ed. Editions 2024

FranDisco-jaquettervb.indd

VIVRE À FRANDISCO

Marcel Schmitz
Thierry Van Hasselt

Ed. Frémok

YOUTH

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ANDERS ET LA COMÈTE

Gregory Mackay
Gregory Mackay

Ed. The Hoochie Coochie

56_p0

ARIOL TOME 11 – LA FÊTE À LA GRENOUILLE

Marc Boutavant
Emmanuel Guibert

Ed. BD Kids / Bayard

57_p0

DANS LA FORÊT SOMBRE ET MYSTÉRIEUSE

Winshluss

Ed. Gallimard

Expression@Datacenter@05_v6
Expression@Datacenter@05_v6

HÄGAR DÜNOR TOME 1 – 1973-1974

Dik Browne

Ed. Urban Comics / Dargaud

Expression@Datacenter@05_v6
Expression@Datacenter@05_v6

ICHIKO ET NIKO TOME 1

Lunlun Yamamoto

Ed. Kana

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LA JEUNESSE DE MICKEY

Tebo

Ed. Glénat

61_p0

KANERVA SUR LE PONT

Petteri Tikkanen

Ed. Les Requins Marteaux

62_p0

LOUIS PARMI LES SPECTRES

Isabelle Arsenault
Fanny Britt

Ed. La Pastèque

63_p0

MUSNET TOME 1 – LA SOURIS DE MONET

Kickliy

Ed. Dargaud

My Hero Academia 1

MY HERO ACADEMIA TOME 1

Kohei HORIKOSHI

Ed. Ki-oon

65_p0

QUATRE SœURS – TOME 3.BETTINA

Cati Baur
Malika Ferdjouk

Ed. Rue de Sèvres

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ROLLER GIRL

Victoria Jamieson

Ed. 404 Editions

HERITAGE

3_p0

LES AVENTURES DE RED RAT 1

Johannes van de Weert

Ed. Le monde à l’envers & Black-star (s)éditions

46_p0

LE CLUB DES DIVORCÉS T2

Kazuo Kamimura

Ed. Kana

Sans titre-2

FAUNE

Aristophane

Ed. Frémok

48_p0

HARRY MICKSON & CO.

Florence Cestac

Ed. Dargaud

49_p0

MORT CINDER

Alberto Breccia
Héctor Oesterheld

Ed. Rackham

50_p0

TIME IS MONEY

Alexis
Fred

Ed. Dargaud

51_p0

LE TRIBUT

Benjamin Legrand
Jean-Marc Rochette

Ed. Cornélius

CRIME (POLAR)

4_p0

APACHE

Alex W. Inker

Ed. Sarbacane

52_p0

L’ETÉ DIABOLIK

Alexandre Clérisse
Thierry Smolderen

Ed. Dargaud

53_p0

MAGGY GARRISON TOME 3 – JE NE VOULAIS PAS QUE ÇA FINISSE COMME ÇA

Stéphane Oiry
Lewis Trondheim

Ed. Dupuis

54_p0

PROF. FALL

Ivan Brun
Tristan Perreton

Ed. Tanibis

55_p0

RIO TOME 2 – LES YEUX DE LA FAVELA

Louise Garcia
Corentin Rouge

Ed. Glénat

Prix du Public Cultura

The selection is composed of 12 albums selected by a committee from the 42 albums in the Official Selection.

L’Arabe du futur Vol 3
Chiisakobé Vol 4
Chronosquad Vol 1
L’homme qui tua Lucky Luke
Jupiter’s Legacy Vol 1
Last Hero Inuyashiki Vol 6
Les Ogres Dieux Vol 2 – Demi-sang
Patience by Daniel Clowes
Saga Vol 6 by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Shangri-La
Stupr Mundi

Les trois fantômes de Tesla Tome Vol 1 – Le mystère Chtokavien

(Last Updated December 22, 2016 8:41 am )

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