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Hermann Will Accept The Angoulême Grand Prix If Offered To Him

Recently, we reported that none of the three nominees were likely to accept this year's Grand Prix from the Angoulême festival, after considerable controversy and change over the nominees. Both Alan Moore and Hermann had previously said they would refuse the award and new nominee Claire Wendling asked her fans not to vote for her. However, ACBD […]

Does Anyone Actually Want The Angoulême Grand Prix?

The controversy over the Angoulême Grand Prix is far from over. After the controversy in which thirty nominees for the prestigious prize were named, without one woman, the organisers eventually abandoned the list and said that voters could vote for anyone they wished. The final three nominees, who will go forward to a second vote, are […]

Angoulême Names Claire Wendling, Hermann And Alan Moore On Grand Prix Shortlist

The Angoulême Grand Prix 2016 votes are in after the judges withdrew the original long nomination, after receiving criticism of having an all male list of thirty names. A winner will be announced  on Wed Jan 27th at 6.30pm by 2015 Grand Prix winner, Otomo Katsuhiro. The three nominations are Hermann, Alan Moore and Claire Wendling. And, yes, […]

And Finally… Hurricane Hermann Arrives Ahead Of Angouleme

Next week sees the beginning of the world's largest comic book art festival, in the French town of Angouleme. With the Grand Prix award going to either Alan Moore, Otomo or Hermann – or a last minute write-in vote for Charlie Hebdo. But could the weather have an influence on the voting process? Hurricane Hermann […]

Hermann Declines Angoulême Grand Prix – Is It A Lock For Otomo? (UPDATE)

Yesterday, it was announced that the three finalists for the Angoulême Grand Prix award, which celebrates a comic book creator's lifetime contributing to the form, were Alan Moore, Katsuhiro Otomo and Hermann. Moore had previously declined the nomination. And yesterday, Hermann also declined the nomination. If Moore continues to reject this year's call, then it […]

Alan Moore, Katsuhiro Otomo and Hermann Are Angoulême Grand Prix Finalists

Last year, the Angoulême Festival chose three finalists to win their Grand Prix Award for the show, and become their president at the festival for the next year. Alan Moore, Katsuhiro Otomo and Bill Watterson. Moore won but declined to be so honoured, and Watterson was duly voted in. Well, the judges have picked their top three […]

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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 […]


Boycott Threatens To Disrupt Angoulême Grand Prix

The Grand Prix at Angoulême is the highest acclaim any comic book creator can receive in comics. Voted on by the Grand Prix Academy made up of acclaimed French comic book creators, the winner will become a member of the Academy and the president of next year's Angoulême festival. Presented to authors whose work is […]