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SelfMadeHero talks adaptations at the Institut Francais

A panel from SelfMadeHero’s The Man Who Laughs – art by Mark Stafford The world of adaption is the focus of a SelfMadeHero panel discussion at this year’s BD & Comics Passion event at the Institut Français, London on 2nd June.  What are the difficulties involved with turning a classic book into a graphic novel? Three top writers and artists […]

Comics Competitions

BD&Comics Passion Festival launches comics competition for young artists

Calling all comics devotees:  the BD & Comics Passion Festival is back at London’s Institut Français 30th May 30th to 2nd June, with workshops, live drawing, concerts and movies galore are on the agenda, with some of the greatest writers and illustrators, including Patrick Sobral (Les Légendaires), Etienne Davodeau (Les Ignorants), François Boucq (Bouncer, Jérôme Moucherot) and many more… And […]

British Comics

BD & Comics Passion weekend in London in October

(With thanks to Paul Gravett): London’s Institut Français in association with Comica Festival will hold the first of its annual BD & Comics Passion weekends in October (7th-9th). The graphic novel medium has grown over the years to become an increasingly important force in popular culture, dominating the film landscape and coming into its own as an explosive new literary […]