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Bagieu, Doucet & Meurisse Nominated For Angoulême Comics Grand Prix
This year's President of Angoulême International Comics Festival and last year's winner  Chris Ware has awarded Julie Doucet with the Angoulême Grand Prix, the most prestigious award in the world for a creator in the comic book medium A lifetime achievement award established in 1974 given annually during the Angoulême International Comics Festival to[...]
Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library Set At Auction Today
Creator Chris Ware had worked on RAW Magazine, created strips for alternative newspapers and self-published a number of mini-comics, but it was the bold, brash insanity of the over-sized Acme Novelty Library #1 from Fantagraphics Books in 1994 that announced a superstar of indie comics and set him on the path to win the kind[...]
Chris Ware Acme Novelty Library
We've been looking at the 2021 June 17 – 19 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction #7244 auction from Heritage, which may be their most significant comic book auction to date with some insanely valuable, desirable, and influential examples of original comic book artwork, such as the following pages drawn by Chris Ware for Acme Novelty Library and Building[...]
Angouleme Grand Prix Results Announced Today, Live
We'll be cheering for Stephen Appleby's Dragman. Other translated-from-English titles of note include The Invisible Kingdom by G Willow Wilson and Christian Ward, Mauretania by Chris Reynolds, the Complete Parker by the late Darwyn Cooke, Middlewest by Skottie Young and Jorge Corona and Rusty Brown by Chris Ware. SÉLECTION OFFICIELLE – Aldobrando – Gipi & Critone (Casterman) – Anaïs Nin sur la[...]
The Daily LITG, 28th November 2019 – Happy Birthday Chris Ware
You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here The 10 most-read stories yesterday Someone Found The Long-Lost "Akira" Prototype From SEGA Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List MISSING: Comic Creator of Supermom, Gordon Mclean First Look at Marvel #1 by Alex Ross, Steve Rude and Frank Espinosa "Star Wars": Dave Filoni Alludes to [SPOILER]'s Cameo in[...]
The Guardian Vs. Comic Books
They have serialised Posy Simmonds' graphic novels, run special issues to accompany the British Library exhibitions and generally put comic books on the front page of more of their weekend magazines and culture guides than any other English language newspaper, and have refrained from "Biff Bam Kerpows" in the process. Which is why so many were disappointed by[...]
The Angoulême Awards 2015 – Riad Sattouf To Chris Ware
Possibly a perfect reason for a US/UK publisher to pick it up… The Audience Appreciation Prize went to Les Vieux Fourneaux Vol 1 by Paul Cauuet and Wilfrid Lupano published by Dargaud. The Jury Special Prize went to Building Stories by Chris Ware, published by Delcourt. The Best Series Award went to Lastman Vol 6 by Balak, Mickaël Sanlaville and Bastien Vivès published by Casterman. The Revelation[...]
stan lee
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 Christian Binet Charles Burns Daniel Clowes Nicolas de Crécy Pierre Christin Cosey Étienne Davodeau Edika Emmanuel Guibert Hermann Alejandro Jodorowsky Quino Stan Lee Milo Manara Taiyo Matsumoto Lorenzo Mattotti Alan Moore Katsuhiro Otomo Marjane Satrapi Joann Sfar Bill Sienkiewicz Jiro Taniguchi Richard Corben Jean Van Hamme Chris Ware Favourites are Katsuhiro Otomo, after he[...]
Amazon Glitchwatch: Chris Ware's Building Stories Is Now £4.99
Building Stories by Chris Ware. Currently this massive comics about buildings and the way humans live in and around them, that breaks the comic book format into creating separate items that all link together, in one big box is now £4.99 on Instead of the regular £30. That's an 83% discount. The best comic book present you[...]
Chris Ware Serialises His New Comic In The Guardian, Starting Today
The Guardian newspaper has a short but proud history of serialising comic books in its pages, with both Posy Simonds' Gemma Bovary and Tamara Drewe receiving their first airing on a regular basis in its pages. As of today, Acme Novelty Library creator Chris Ware has begun serialising his latest work, The Last Saturday, every Saturday[...]
What's In Scott McCloud's The Best American Comics 2014?
Dimensions from Men's Feelings, Revival House Press. Chris Ware Building Stories (Excerpt) from Building Stories, Pantheon Books. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell March: Book One (Excerpt), Top Shelf Productions. Frank M Young and David Lasky The Program Is Morally Good (Excerpt), from The Carter Family: Don't Forget This Song, Abrams Comicarts. Ed Piskor[...]
Chris Ware's Poster For Today's East London Comic Art Festival
The East Coast of the US may be full of comic conventions this weekend, but East London isn't doing too badly either, as this Chris Ware poster for the event implies On until 7pm tonight, with guests including the aforementioned Chris Ware, Seth, Anouk Ricard, Jesse Moynihan, Anne Simon, Mattias Adolfsson, Takayo Akiyama, Sjoerd van[...]
Boycott Threatens To Disrupt Angoulême Grand Prix
Binet, Christophe Blain, Charles Burns, Pierre Christin, Daniel Clowes, Richard Corben, Bernard Cosey, Étienne Davodeau, Nicolas de Crécy, Edika, Emmanuel Guibert, Hermann, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Manu Larcenet, Milo Manara, Lorenzo Mattotti, Alan Moore, Katsuhiro Otomo, Quino, Marjane Satrapi, Joann Sfar, Jiro Taniguchi, Jean Van Hamme, Chris Ware and Bill Watterson. But the Academy, who normally vote on[...]
Lying In The Gutters, 30th December 2013 – At Last, The Time Is Near
Chris Ware draws the New Yorker's first issue cover for January again. It's almost the end of 2013 as we know it! Tomorrow we have the Rumour Awards, the Lying In The Gutters Of The Year and there seems to be lots of lists and charts lying around the place So let's kick off with one[...]