Stan Lee Nominated For 2016 Angoulême Festival President
The list for the Angoulême Grand Prix has been published. Voted on by the Academy, the winner of the most prestigious ward in comic books is names the President of the next festival. This year it was won by Bill Watterson, after Alan Moore declined the honour.
Nevertheless, he is nominated again, as well as for the first time, Stan Lee!
- Christophe Blain
Nicolas de Crécy
Jean Van Hamme
Favourites are Katsuhiro Otomo, after he was in the final shortlist last year, and Quino, who has a similar profile as Watterson (popular in Europe, beloved by readers of all ages) and the additional advantages of being well-known to most authors in the festival. He is rather frail and, like Watterson, may not be able to attend Angoulême itself…
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