Roger Leloup’s tales of the adventures of Yoko Tsuno, a female Japanese electronics engineer, began in Spirou magazine in 1970 and while set in the modern day they can veer between full on science-fiction and more realistic straight adventure. The… Read More ›
Month: July 2010
(updated 1 Augsut 2010): Manchester Metropolitan University will play host to an academic conference on bande dessines next year – and the call is out for papers. The International Bande Dessinee Society and the peer-reviewed Journal of Graphic Novels and… Read More ›
Those wacky Etherington Brothers – whose work includes strips for Titan’s Transformers comic, The DFC and more – are offering a limited one week only 20% off deal on collections of their own creator-owned material, which are available via Print… Read More ›
Harvey Pekar, who died earlier this month. Photo: DavidKPhoto, via Wikimedia Next month will see an event celebrating the life of American cartoonist Harvey Pekar, who died earlier on 12th July. A joint Birkbeck Contemporary Fiction Seminar and International London… Read More ›
The biggest science fiction comic strip in the French language world is not, as you might think, Barbarella but rather a series called Valerian and Laureline. Running for over 40 years it has reached a total of more than 20… Read More ›
Exciting Dan Dare film news!