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Comics A.M. - Longtime "Mark Trail" Artist Jack Elrod Passes Away

Comics A.M. - Longtime "Mark Trail" Artist Jack Elrod Passes Away

Jack Elrod dies at age 91. Angouleme organizers distance themselves from fake awards. Marvel's Sana Amanat talks diversity and "Ms. Marvel."

Angouleme Grand Jury Condemns Fake Festival Awards

Angouleme Grand Jury Condemns Fake Festival Awards

All seven members of the Angouleme grand jury have signed a letter criticizing the "cruelty and vulgarity" of the "joke" prizes presented at the festival.

"Ms. Marvel" Wins Best Series at Angouleme

"Ms. Marvel" Wins Best Series at Angouleme

"Here" by Richard McGuire, and "Ms. Marvel" by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona were among the winners at the Angouleme International Comics Festival.

French Minister of Culture Honors Eight Creators

French Minister of Culture Honors Eight Creators

Julie Maroh ("Blue Is the Warmest Color") and Marguerite Abouet ("Aya of Yop City") were among the creators named Knights of the Order of Arts and Letters.

Comics A.M. - Angouleme Grand Prix Goes to Hermann

Comics A.M. - Angouleme Grand Prix Goes to Hermann

"Jeremiah" creator wins Angouleme Grand Prix! Diamond Book Distributors has second-best year ever! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Iranian Cartoonist Acquitted on "Illegitimate Relations" Charges

Comics A.M. - Iranian Cartoonist Acquitted on "Illegitimate Relations" Charges

Atena Farghadani and her lawyer could've been sentenced to 99 lashes. A preview of the Angouleme International Comics Festival! A profile of Frank Quitely!

Comics A.M. - Complete Set of Marvel Comics Sells For $200,000

Comics A.M. - Complete Set of Marvel Comics Sells For $200,000

Collection filled 106 longboxes! Belgian creator Hermann says he'd accept Grand Prix d’Angouleme! How IDW, Dynamite and BOOM! have grown! Plus more!

Finalist Claire Wendling Doesn't Want Angouleme Grand Prix

Finalist Claire Wendling Doesn't Want Angouleme Grand Prix

In the latest twist in the story, French illustrator Claire Wendling has asked people not to vote for her to receive the Grand Prix d'Angouleme.

Moore, Wendling and Hermann Named Angouleme Grand Prix Finalists

Moore, Wendling and Hermann Named Angouleme Grand Prix Finalists

Alan Moore, Claire Wendling and Hermann have been announced as the finalists for the Angouleme International Comics festival's prestigious Grand Prix.

Despite Progress, Grand Prix dâAngouleme's All-Male Slate of Nominees Shows Gender Bias in Comics Remains

Despite Progress, Grand Prix d’Angouleme's All-Male Slate of Nominees Shows Gender Bias in Comics Remains

Brigid Alverson explains why the all-male slate of nominees for the Grand Prix d’Angouleme is disheartening, but the response to it is exhilarating.

Under Fire, Angouleme Will Leave Grand Prix to the "Free Will" of Voters

Under Fire, Angouleme Will Leave Grand Prix to the "Free Will" of Voters

The Angouleme International Comics Festival announced it won't propose any nominees, and will instead allow voters to elect whomever they like.

Angouleme to Add Women Creators to List of Grand Prix Nominees

Angouleme to Add Women Creators to List of Grand Prix Nominees

Reacting to a growing boycott, organizers of the Angouleme International Comics Festival announced they'll include female creators on the Grand Prix longlist.

10 Creators Withdraw Names From Angouleme Grand Prix List

10 Creators Withdraw Names From Angouleme Grand Prix List

Daniel Clowes, Milo Manara, Chris Ware and others have withdrawn their names from consideration for the Grand Prix d'Angouleme. Updated!

Angouleme Grand Prix's Male-Only Long List Sparks Call For Boycott

Angouleme Grand Prix's Male-Only Long List Sparks Call For Boycott

Not a single female creator is among the 30 candidates for the Angouleme International Comics Festival's 2016 lifetime achievement award.

"Saga," "Ms. Marvel" and "Nimona" Among Angouleme Finalists

"Saga," "Ms. Marvel" and "Nimona" Among Angouleme Finalists

The Angouleme International Comics Festival announced its finalists, a list that includes "Southern Bastards," "Ms. Marvel," "Outcast," "Saga" and "Nimona."

Comics A.M. - Salt Lake's FanX Kicks Off With Mayoral Decree

Comics A.M. - Salt Lake's FanX Kicks Off With Mayoral Decree

FanX organizers cap attendance at 70,000! A video report from Angoulême International Comics Festival! Bryan Talbot talks about his work! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Renewed Protest Over SodaStream's Angouleme Sponsorship

Comics A.M. - Renewed Protest Over SodaStream's Angouleme Sponsorship

Industry figures ask festival to cut ties with Israeli soft drink company! Dutch cartoonist Peter Pontiac dies. Marking the 75th anniversary of "Shadow Comics" #1!

Comics A.M. - "Charlie Hebdo" Massacre Survivor Recounts Attack

Comics A.M. - "Charlie Hebdo" Massacre Survivor Recounts Attack

Writer Sigolène Vinson recalls events of Jan. 7. Angoulême festival announces special "Charlie Hebdo" award. A profile of Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick.

Nominees Announced for Angouleme Comics Festival

Nominees Announced for Angouleme Comics Festival

Organizers of the 42nd Angouleme International Comics Festival held Jan. 29 have announced the nominations for four juried prizes.

Comics A.M. - "Naruto" Has 200 Million Copies in Print Worldwide

Comics A.M. - "Naruto" Has 200 Million Copies in Print Worldwide

Masashi Kishimoto's hit ninja manga concludes today! Bill Watterson discusses his Angouleme poster and other projects! A look at superhero resurrections! More!

Watterson Reveals Angoulême Poster, Confirms He Won't Attend

Watterson Reveals Angoulême Poster, Confirms He Won't Attend

"Calvin and Hobbes" creator Bill Watterson has debuted the poster he designed for the 2015 Angoulême Comics Festival, though he won’t be attending the event.

Comics A.M. - Kadokawa's App to Offer Manga in English

Comics A.M. - Kadokawa's App to Offer Manga in English

ComicWalker to launch March 22! Trondheim on Angoulême's Grand Prix! Bechdel on comics and the Bechdel Test! Kitchen recalls meeting Eisner! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Protest of SodaStream's Angouleme Sponsorship Grows

Comics A.M. - Protest of SodaStream's Angouleme Sponsorship Grows

More creators join protest against soft-drink company's sponsorship! Interviews with J.G. Jones, John Layman, Michael DeForge and Alisa Harris! A look at "Ultimo"!

Comics A.M. - Injured Actor Sues "Spider-Man" Musical Producers

Comics A.M. - Injured Actor Sues "Spider-Man" Musical Producers

Actor seriously injured during performance sues producers, others! Japan upset by South Korean exhibit at Angouleme! Interviews with Waid, Lloyd and Stegman!

Bill Watterson Wins Grand Prix at Angouleme

Bill Watterson Wins Grand Prix at Angouleme

The "Calvin & Hobbes" creator takes home the biggest prize at the French comics festival, which honors his lifetime achievement.

Comics A.M. - British Library to Stage Largest Exhibit of UK Comics

Comics A.M. - British Library to Stage Largest Exhibit of UK Comics

“Comics Unmasked" debuts in May at British Library! Moore, Watterson and Otomo shortlisted for Angouleme's Grand Prix! Most-anticipated GNs of 2014! Plus more!

"Hawkeye" & "Saga" Among Angoulême Official Selections

"Hawkeye" & "Saga" Among Angoulême Official Selections

Angoulême International Comics Festival has announced its 35 official selections for the 2014 convention, including "Hawkeye, "Saga" "My Friend Dahmer" and more.

Comics A.M. - Is Columbus, Ohio, Poised to Become Next Portland?

Comics A.M. - Is Columbus, Ohio, Poised to Become Next Portland?

Could Columbus, Ohio, be the next big comics town? Angouleme International Comics Festival was "flat"! Third annual India Comic Con kicks off! DC's "danger zone"! Ed Piskor awarded comics residency! Plus more!

Pipeline - 2/5/2013

Pipeline - 2/5/2013

Pipeline goes to France, with a review of "Spirou and Fantasio In New York' and news out of the comics festival in Angoulême. How much longer do we have to wait for digital Franco-Belgian comics?

Comics A.M. - Angoulême International Comics Festival Kicks Off

Comics A.M. - Angoulême International Comics Festival Kicks Off

The 40th annual Angoulême International Comics Festival gets under way in France! Rupert Murdoch apologizes for editorial cartoon! Viz Media to publish "Max Steel" graphic novels! Hello Kitty shrine hits a snag! Plus more!

Catwoman, Tintin & More Show Love for Angoulême Gay-Rights March

Catwoman, Tintin & More Show Love for Angoulême Gay-Rights March

Local artist Algesiras posts a handful of photos of banners depicting several famous comic characters sharing a same-sex kisses in support of last weekend's march for marriage equality in Angoulême, France.

Comics A.M. - Angoulême Announces Official Selections

Comics A.M. - Angoulême Announces Official Selections

Official selections announced for 40th Angoulême International Comics Festival! Bluewater Productions, by the numbers! Robert Kirkman talks success and "The Walking Dead"! Mort Walker, Charles Burns, Adrian Tomine, and much more!

Comics A.M. - Archie Tackles Breast Cancer in Cheryl Blossom Story

Comics A.M. - Archie Tackles Breast Cancer in Cheryl Blossom Story

Archie Comics to address breast cancer, healthcare! Paul Gravett on Angoulême International Comics Festival! Bazinga Comics opens in San Antonio! Ann Nocenti talks "Green Arrow"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - 30 Years of Diamond; Angoulême Memories

Comics A.M. - 30 Years of Diamond; Angoulême Memories

Diamond Comic Distributors marks its 30th anniversary! Stan Sakai and Chris Pitzer on Angoulême International Comics Festival! Dark Horse's Mike Richardson to give ComicsPRO keynote! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Guy Delisle, Jim Woodring Win Angoulême Honors

Comics A.M. - Guy Delisle, Jim Woodring Win Angoulême Honors

Guy Delisle's "Jerusalem" and Jim Woodring's "Congress of the Animals" win awards at Angoulême! Paul Hornschemeier receives graphic novel residency! New Orleans Comic Con! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Angoulême Begins; Judges Come to Cartoonistâs Rescue

Comics A.M. - Angoulême Begins; Judges Come to Cartoonist’s Rescue

39th Angoulême International Comics Festival kicks off today! Judges step in after Botswana cartoonist prevented from sketching in court! More on piracy and comics creators! Frank Cho postpones "Guns & Dinos"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Angoulême Official Selections; Cartoonist Suspended

Comics A.M. - Angoulême Official Selections; Cartoonist Suspended

Angoulême International Comics Festival announces Official Selections! Columbus Dispatch suspends cartoonist Jeff Stahler! Artwork stolen from AdHouse publisher! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - CBLDF Names Deputy Director; Alimagno Leaves Marvel

Comics A.M. - CBLDF Names Deputy Director; Alimagno Leaves Marvel

CBLDF names Alex Cox as deputy director! Talent Coordinator Bon Alimagno exits Marvel! Angouleme International Comics Festival to include Art Spiegelman retrospective! Plus much more!

Archaia's 2011 Angoulême Report

Archaia's 2011 Angoulême Report

Archaia Comics founder Mark Smylie shared his impressions of and lessons learned during his recent visit France and the 2011 Angoulême festival, the world's largest celebration of comic books and their creators.

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