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Steven Spielberg, Javier Bardem Bring 'Cortes' to Life as Amazon Limited Series
From a historical standpoint, Cortés is a controversial figure: seen by some as a legend in the history of Spain; and as a mass murderer responsible for the destruction of a great civilization. "It is a privilege to tell this epic story— one that is full of drama and conflict within this huge, historical spectacle where[...]
It's the channel's biggest-ever programming initiative. David Villa – a World Cup winner with Spain and former Barcelona player – will feature in some of the original programming and will also serve as global ambassador for the event, promoting it to his 28 million social media followers Considered a student of the game, the Spanish former[...]
No, Spain, Alan Moore Is Not In Madrid
Music magazine Mondo Sonoro, in Spain, is reporting on the news that Alan Moore is visiting the country, after he was seen buying books about the current anti-capitalist 15-M protest movement in a comic store in Madrid The rest of the Spanish media is starting to pick up the story as well and it is[...]
R. M. Guéra To Choose Between Two New Jason Aaron Projects
Recently La Coruña in Spain hosted its fifteenth annual comics convention, Viñetas desde o Atlántico 2012 J Antonio Fraga attended for Bleeding Cool. Including the panel with R M Guéra, he learned that after Scalped, R.M is finishing the last eight pages of the second volume of Howard Blake, the pirate series he started for BD[...]
Glénat Sells Glénat SPAIN In A Management Buyout
The move has just been announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Amongst other things, Glénat is the biggest manga publisher in Spain, however manga sales in Spain have been halved in recent years They are also one of the rare Spanish publishers to publish the work of classic Spanish creators. The Spanish branch of[...]
El Catalogo Make A Grab For DC Comics Spanish Language Rights
Looks like they've been too sucessful. In January, Spanish publisher El Catalogo will begin publishing comic books from DC Comics including their sub brands, Vertigo, DC Kids and Mad in Spanish, in both Spain and across South America, after successfully bidding for the license. Planeta De Agostini, the previous holder of rights in Spain, began publishing DC[...]
Pope Gets Own Comic Book – And Not From Bluewater
Pope Benedict XVI is getting his own comic book – and it's not from Bluewater. Manga Hero, an Californian Christian manga publisher is published the volume for World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain Titled Habemus Papam!, these are the Latin words used after the papal election, translated as "We have a pope!" Latin title? Yes, definitely not[...]
Pope Visit Sees Comic Magazine Kidnapped By Printers
The Pope is visiting Santiago de Compostela in Spainin November Something that the Spanish people and media are currently obsessing about As anyone does really. Enough for humour magazine Retranca to run a cartoon with the Pope surrounded by the three million Euro cost of the official state visit. But also enough for the printers who normally[...]