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Rebellion launches “Battle Presents” line with “Operation: Overlord”

Rebellion Publishing is to present the international best-selling French graphic novel series Operation: Overlord for the first time in English – under the banner of Battle, one of the UK’s most cherished comics, the weekly war comic once home to “Charley’s War”, “Darkie’s Mob”, “Johnny Red” and other great strips. Written by Michaël Le GalliContinue reading Rebellion launches “Battle Presents” line with “Operation: Overlord”

The Smurfs head to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival this October

Wallonia-Brussels International, with the help of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, is bringing an exhibition of The Smurfs to the Lake District later this year. The Smurfs incredible story began in October 1958, in the pages of the Belgian magazine Spirou. “Johan and Pirlouit“, a comic strip set in the Middle Ages created by Pierre CullifordContinue reading The Smurfs head to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival this October

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BBC Local Radio celebrates 90th anniversary of Hergé’s Adventures of Tintin today

Celebrating the 90th anniversary of The Adventures of Tintin, Simon Doyle, an expert on the character, will be appearing on 13 (possibly 15) BBC radio stations, from 10.00am onwards today, to talk about Tintin’s creator Hergé and the the start of the series back in 1929. In The Crab With the Golden Claws, published in EnglishContinue reading BBC Local Radio celebrates 90th anniversary of Hergé’s Adventures of Tintin today

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Original Tintin art by Hergé may sell for over £500,000 in Heritage’s First European Comic Art Auction

An extraordinary, 12-panel page of original Tintin art by Belgian cartoonist Hergé may sell for as much as $720,000 (over £533,400) in Heritage Auctions’ first European Comic Art Auction next month. The sale offers nearly 300 lots, including vintage artworks by giants of Franco-Belgian comics such as Peyo, François Schuiten and Jean-Claude Mézières. The auction willContinue reading Original Tintin art by Hergé may sell for over £500,000 in Heritage’s First European Comic Art Auction

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Hugo Pratt’s “The Great Man of the North” set to make English debut thanks to IDW

Hugo Pratt’s classic graphic novel The Great Man of the North (also known as Jesuit Joe or L’uomo del Grande Nord) makes its English language debut this month thanks to US publisher IDW. A graphic masterpiece, this short story was first published in the French magazine Pilote in 1980, then in France as a graphicContinue reading Hugo Pratt’s “The Great Man of the North” set to make English debut thanks to IDW