Les Scorpions du désert by Hugo Pratt

Comic Creator Spotlight – The Picasso of Comics, Hugo Pratt, by Keith Page

Artist and writer Keith Page shines a light on the work and impact of Corto Maltese creator Hugo Pratt, on his own work and that of others… Hugo Pratt (1927 – 1995) was a most unusual comics creator by British and American standards and little of his work is available in an English translation. HisContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight – The Picasso of Comics, Hugo Pratt, by Keith Page

Tintin Red Sea-Sharks - SNIP

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

Corto Maltese Promotional Image

IDW to publish the complete Corto Maltese in English for the first time

  Yes, we admit it – this isn’t a British comics news story. But the announcement from US publisher IDW that they’re to publish the amazing Corto Maltese saga in English for the first time is welcomed here at DTT HQ, and, we’re sure, by many comic creators who follow this site. Long before the termContinue reading IDW to publish the complete Corto Maltese in English for the first time