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The Eiffel Tower Comes to Life with 10,000 Piece LEGO Set
LEGO wants fans to bring the architecture of France home with their newest LEGO Ideas set Forget the plane tickets; the Eiffel Tower comes home with this massive 10,001-piece construction set When fully built, the tower stands a whopping 58" tall and 22.5" wide, and it comes together in 4 parts LEGO went all in[...]
What French Teens Should be Spending Money in instead of Manga
We're no experts on math, but we're pretty sure that if you add all of that money up, it equals looming moral depravity for the future of France It's enough to make any right-minded, God-fearing Frenchman toss their beret and proclaim: sacré bleu! An example of French culture which could be completely destroyed by French teens'[...]
As Book Sales Fall In France, Comics Sales Rise By Over 6%
France is the capital of the Western World when it come to comic books But it seems that in 2020., it doubled down on the audience for comic books that have seen comic book creation dubbed The Ninth Art (just ahead of video gaming and behind movies) Book sales in France fell from 2.8 billion[...]
His father was framed for the theft of a diamond necklace owned by one of France's most powerful families, the Pellegrinis. Diop takes inspiration from the ArsèneLupin stories, early 20th-century French novellas by Maurice Leblanc about a gentleman thief who robs from the rich– sort of a French mix of Robin Hood and Sherlock Holmes[...]
The Best-Selling Comic Of 2021 Will Be Called... Asterix & The Griffin
On the 21st of October 2021, Asterix, Obelix and Dogmatix will return for their 39th comic book storyline, and with the traditional printing run that will take up many printers and many warehouses for over five million copies of the first printing of Asterix And The Griffin, by Jean-Yves Ferri and Didier Conrad. As well as[...]
Set for 2023, the 3D-animated series will be produced in France and be based on Asterix and the Big Fight, where the Romans (after a steady stream of embarrassments courtesy of Asterix and his village crew) organize a brawl between rival Gaulish chiefs and try to fix the result by kidnapping a druid along with[...]
Lupin is Must-See 21st Century Reimagining of Gentleman Thief Caper TV
His father was framed for the theft of a diamond necklace owned by one of France's most powerful families, the Pellegrinis When the necklace shows up for auction at the Louvre in Paris, he assembles a crew to steal the necklace that holds the key to the mystery of who framed his father. Diop takes inspiration[...]
Best Selling Comic Of 2021 Will Be Published In October - New Asterix
It was the best selling comic in the world and the best selling book of any description in France. Ferri was giving very little away but stated that "I can say that it is about a "travel" album since the last adventure took place in the village Asterix and Obelix will set off for an unprecedented[...]
Parc Astérix Opens Its Doors on Monday, With Sickle Distancing
They want to know who, and how many, are coming. For those who have a dated ticket initially valid for a visit between April 4 and June 14, 2020 or previously purchased undated ticket, you must exchange your ticket on the Parc Astérix website and choose your date of visit. Parc Astérix is a theme amusement park[...]
The Daily LITG, 13th February 2020 - Happy Birthday Frédéric Moliérac
Age 16+ Belsize Community Library, Antrim Grove, Belsize Park, London. Making Our Way Home graphic novel signing, Vault of Midnight Grand Rapids, Michigan, 5-7pm. Jared Reinmuth + Dan Meyers: Big Black: Stand at Attica, Strand Book Store, New York 7-8pm. Happy birthday to… Frédéric Moliérac of Panini Comics France Joe Phillips of Mister Miracle, Timber Wolf, Star Trek, Doctor Who and Aliens. Dan Forcey, former[...]
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This week, Team Vitality decided to show off the outside of their new esports complex in Paris, France which they have dubbed the V.Hive While they were more than happy to boast about it, as you'll read below, and show off the outside, we've seen nothing from the indoors As of right now, it sounds[...]
"Summoners War" Championship 2019: Semifinals Results
We're live in Paris, France as Com2uS presents the Summoners War Championship 2019 This is it! The Grand Finals match between Thompsin and L'est. Credit: Com2uS/Webedia Summoners War Championship 2019 Match: Thompsin vs L'est Both men came out swinging for the first game, both of them getting the usual bands in to keep the heavy-powered characters out of[...]
"Summoners War" Championship 2019: Semifinals Results
We're live in Paris, France as Com2uS presents the Summoners War Championship 2019 Here are the results of the semifinals featuring the final four. Credit: Com2uS/Webedia Match One: Baus~ vs Thompsin The first match was quickly contested as both men pushed each other to the limit, but Thompsin popped in for the quick takedown ok the healer and[...]
"Summoners War" Championship 2019: Quarterfinals Results
We're live in Paris, France as Com2uS presents the Summoners War Championship 2019 Here are the results of the quarterfinals featuring the top eight players. Credit: Com2uS/Webedia Match One: Judas vs Thompsin The first match showed both men bringing in some of their best builds Both managed to knock out a character a piece early on bringing it[...]
Six Major Paris 2018: Quarterfinals Results, Part 1
We're live in Paris, France at the Six Major Paris, the second-biggest tournament from Ubisoft for Rainbow Six Siege Eight teams have made it this far, and today during the first day of games, we're going to whittle that down to four Here are the results for the first half of the quarterfinals from August[...]
Ultimate Beastmaster: WWE Alum C.M. Punk Co-Hosting Season 3
Brazil's Felipe Camargo was crowned "Ultimate Beastmaster." Season 2 premiered on December 15, 2017; with competitors from the United States, Spain, France, Italy, China and India China's Haibin Qu was crowned the season's "Ultimate Beastmaster." ●  The nine countries taking part are the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Brazil, Italy, France, South Korea and Mexico India[...]
Black Spot: Amazon Prime Acquires French Drama-Thriller Series
Directed by Thierry Poiraud and Julien Despaux and created by Mathieu Missoffe, the series premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and would go on to open the European Film Markets's Berlinale Special Series before premiering on France 2 in April. Here's the original synopsis for Black Spot, starring Suliane Brahim, Laurent Capellutto, Hubert Delattre, Camille Aguilar[...]
French Sci-Fi Series 'Missions' To Launch At AMC's Shudder
France's critically acclaimed sci-fi series Missions now has a new stateside home, as AMC Networks' Shudder streaming service has acquired the rights to the series from AB International Distribution The terms of the deal give Shudder exclusive "first rights" for broadcast in the U.S., Canada and UK/Ireland for the first season of the series, which[...]
Does Anyone Actually Want The Angoulême Grand Prix?
And Claire Wendling, the subject of a campaign by comics writer Jean-David Morvan. Website BDGest decided to put the boot in with this infographic. Wendling, a famous name in France, moved to the USA to work in animation and games, but her work is incredibly influential worldwide Nevertheless, compared to the other two, her comic book body of work[...]
As Letter 44 Joins The Angoulême Official List, The Creators Head To France…
Letter 44, the Oni Press series much enjoyed by Bleeding Cool by Charles Soule and Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque is published by Glénat in France. And it was added to the Official List for Angoulême next year, considered the best of the comics published by French publishers of the year. And, in a timely fashion, Soule and Alburquerque[...]