The Smurfs head to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival this October

Wallonia-Brussels International, with the help of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, is bringing an exhibition of The Smurfs to the Lake District later this year. The Smurfs incredible story began in October 1958, in the pages of the Belgian magazine Spirou. “Johan and Pirlouit“, a comic strip set in the Middle Ages created by Pierre CullifordContinue reading The Smurfs head to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival this October

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Lancaster University Appoints Tintin Scholar Benoit Peeters As UK’s First Professor Of Graphic Fiction And Comic Art

Lancaster University has appointed renowned French graphic novelist and critic Benoit Peeters as its Visiting Professor in Graphic Fiction and Comic Art, the first ever such appointment in the UK. The news was announced by Professor Simon Guy, Dean of the University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences on Wednesday 25th November. The new post represents a significant investment inContinue reading Lancaster University Appoints Tintin Scholar Benoit Peeters As UK’s First Professor Of Graphic Fiction And Comic Art