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Stan Lee Nominated For 2016 Angoulême Festival President

The list for the Angoulême Grand Prix has been published. Voted on by the Academy, the winner of the most prestigious ward in comic books is names the President of the next festival. This year it was won by Bill Watterson, after Alan Moore declined the honour. Nevertheless, he is nominated again, as well as for the first […]

Amazon Names Its Top Twenty Comics And Graphic Novels Of 2014

Amazon has chosen its top twenty comics and graphic novels of the year…. how many have you read? The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances by Matthew Inman Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir by Roz Chast Saga Deluxe Edition Volume 1 HC by Bryan K Vaughan and Fiona Staples Seconds: A […]


Swipe File: Charles Burns And Água Castello Of Portugal

To celebrate the 115th anniversary of the Portguese mineral water, Agua Castello commissioned new look bottles in a very distinctive manner. The distinctive manner of Charles Burns. Not they anyone asked his permission, or paid him, or anything. A feature on the campaign states that it “draws inspiration from the universe of comics.” Comments on the […]

Boycott Threatens To Disrupt Angoulême Grand Prix

The Grand Prix at Angoulême is the highest acclaim any comic book creator can receive in comics. Voted on by the Grand Prix Academy made up of acclaimed French comic book creators, the winner will become a member of the Academy and the president of next year’s Angoulême festival. Presented to authors whose work is […]

Countdown To The Eisners – Best Graphic Album-New

 By Cameron Hatheway If this were the Academy Awards, this may be the grand finale of categories for some fans. It’s certainly a category that people pay attention to, for the winner could be the next big present this holiday season for people to give to friends and family who are trying to get into […]

Waking Nightmares: Taking a Trip Through Charles Burns’ The Hive

Matt Streets writes for Bleeding Cool; Two years ago, Charles Burns released his excellent graphic novel X’ed Out, designed as the first part of a planned three volume trilogy. The second part, The Hive, continues the original story, and solidifies Burns’ place as one of the finest cartoonists working today. Charles Burns is sort of […]