THE ANGOULEME COMICS FESTIVAL IS THIS WEEK-END!

Angoulême affiche 2014

The city of Angoulême in southwest France is hosting the 41st annual Festival International de la Bande Dessinée from the 30th of January to the 2nd of February.

First Second Books will have several authors in attendance.  You can meet Ben Hatke (ZITA THE SPACE GIRL – Rue de Sèvres), Paul Pope and David Rubin (BATTLING BOY – Dargaud) and MK Reed (THE CUTE GIRL NETWORK).  Editor Calista Brill will also be there.

And Lora Fountain will be showing the latest and forthcoming titles from First Second, the Center for Cartoon Studies, Anomaly and filmmaker John Carpenter’s new ASYLUM series of comic books.

As posted previously, four of our clients’ titles are up for prizes: ANNIE SULLIVAN & HELEN KELLER (Ca et Là & Cambourakis), FRITZ THE CAT (Robert Crumb), BATTLING BOY (Dargaud) and ZITA THE SPACE GIRL (Rue de Sèvres).

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