Pop Culture Hounding Julie Maroh & Blue Is The Warmest Color

We learn that Julie Maroh is working on her third book and knows what the fourth will be. Chris Thompson will be hosting a discussion with her at Orbital Comics on November 7th.

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BlueIsTheWarmestcoverChris Thompson writes;

After talking Write or Wrong with Dirk Manning last week (which you can listen to here) and discussing film composition with Before Midnight's Graham Reynolds (which you can listen to here), we bring the world of comics and film together in this fascinating discussion with writer/artist Julie Maroh (Blue Is The Warmest Color, Skandalon).

You've probably heard of Julie's book Le Bleu est une Couleur Chaude, which won the Fnac-SNCF Essential prize (as selected by the public) at the 2011 Angoulême International Comics Festival, and was recently translated into English as Blue Is The Warmest Colour by Arsenal Pulp Press. The book has also been adapted into a film (La Vie d'Adèle) which won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

We talk about how she got into comics, what it's like to have such major success so early in your career, the perils and pitfalls of having your work developed in other media, what responsibilities she feels as a creator, and where she plans to take her career beyond Skandalon.

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Chris Thompson's Twitter: @popculturehound
Orbital Comics' website: www.orbitalcomics.com

Julie Maroh's website: www.juliemaroh.com
Glénat's website: www.glenat.com
Arsenal Pulp's website: www.arsenalpulp.com

And you can read Julie's statement about the film (as discussed on the podcast) right here:

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