Angoulême Poster By Baru Unveiled

Angoulême Poster By Baru Unveiled

Here's the main poster for the Angoulême festival, the largest comics convention t=in the world, taking place in France in the town of Angoulême at the end of the month.

It's by last year's Great Prize winner at – and as a result this year's festival's president – Baru.

The four figures on the wall are from left to right André Franquin, Hergé René Goscinny and Hugo Pratt, the most famous deceased comics creators in Europe.

There's also a rumour that legendary ex-Dupuis editor Jean Van Hamme will be at Angoulême this year, the first time for twenty year since he was at Dupuis. The word is that he's lobbying for the Angoulême lifetime accomplishment award for one of his creators…

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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