French “Summer Adventures” comics campaign highlights plight of abandoned pets

Art director Nicolas Amiard has taken a creative approach to highlight the plight of abandoned animals in his native France, borrowing some globally-recognised comic characters for awareness-raising non-profit project he’s called “Summer Adventures“. It’s estimated more than 100,000 pets are… Read More ›

Asterix returns in an all-new adventure this October, Dogmatix TV series in the works

60 years after he first appeared in the pages of the French comic magazine Pilote, Asterix, the creation of René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, returns in an all-new album this October – and a new animated TV series, Dogmatix and the Indomitables, is also in the works, although the details of this remain scant so far

In Review: Astérix in Britain: The Life and Work of René Goscinny Exhibition at London’s Jewish Museum

Richard Sheaf reports on the opening of a great new exhibition opening at London’s Jewish Museum… The top floor of the Jewish Museum in Londinium has been given over for the next five months to the story of comic creator… Read More ›

Asterix pips Tintin to top Greatest Hero vote in Lakes Festival opening debate

It was neck and neck at the end of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s opening night debate, but in the end, the audience voted by just one vote to establish Asterix as the character most deserving that cherished place on your oversized… Read More ›

Lakes International Comic Art Festival – Frequently Asked Questions and Top Tips

One of this weekend’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s most dedicated team members, Sharon Tait, has been answering questions about the weekend-long on their Facebook page, with a mix of useful information and some very funny answers. They’re so good – and… Read More ›

Asterix and Tintin head for a clash of the Toon Titans at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, in partnership with Lancaster University, has announced further details of this year’s Festival Weekend Opening Night event on Friday 14th October – “Clash of the Toon Titans“, a battle between comic superstars Asterix and Tintin… Read More ›

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