These frames featuring "Mort Cinder" are taken from the film Breccia: Maestro de fas Historiestas, in which some of his techniques were demonstrated for the camera, show clearly his use of razor blades to carve out white areas from a prepared black surface.

Fantagraphics announces English language edition of Mort Cinder by Héctor Oesterheld and Alberto Breccia

There’s some great news for fans of the astonishingly brilliant South American comic artist Alberto Breccia. His stunning Mort Cinder strip, written by the equally talented author Héctor Germán Oesterheld, is to be published in English by Fantagraphics in October. “For those who haven’t seen this before, prepare to be amazed,” enthuses artist David Roach.Continue reading Fantagraphics announces English language edition of Mort Cinder by Héctor Oesterheld and Alberto Breccia

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Why news of the Adventures of The Three Musketeers collection is – hopefully – great news for classic British comic fans

The Book Palace is to publish a limited edition of Adventures of The Three Musketeers, collecting the work of the brilliant Chilean comic artist Arturo Del Castillo, first published in Film Fun and Lion in the 1960s. Collected in a single volume for the first time, priced at just £20 on Book Palace, this classicContinue reading Why news of the Adventures of The Three Musketeers collection is – hopefully – great news for classic British comic fans

El Eternauta, Daytripper and Beyond

New book spotlights Argentine and Brazilian comics

El Eternauta, Daytripper, and Beyond: Graphic Narrative in Argentina and Brazil is a new study by David William Foster in the World Comics and Graphic Nonfiction Series from University of Texas Press. Out on 25th October, this new book examines the graphic narrative tradition in the two South American countries that have produced the medium’sContinue reading New book spotlights Argentine and Brazilian comics