Nov 092013
 

Last week brought no updates on the publication front, but there are a few things to report from this week. A special edition is released, a one-shot is delayed, and there are details on the Gaston box set and a book about Jijé. Continue reading »

Nov 082013
 
'Les valeurs du Marsupilami' ("The Marsupilami Values"; ill. Follet; (c) the artist; image via comicartfans.com)

‘Les valeurs du Marsupilami’ (“The Marsupilami Values”) by René Follet. Image from Comic Art Fans.

I love this image. Apparently it is a mockup cover for a proposed art book, but Follet and Dionnet couldn’t get the necessary permission from the copyright holders. Follet is a veteran Belgian comics illustrator, and he has produced a number of great pieces of fanart.

Nov 022013
 

Spirou and Fantasio (ill. Chaland; (c) Dupuis and the artist; image via Artcurial)

The Paris auction house Artcurial have announced the lots for sale in their next big comics auction, on 16 November. They include first editions and a number of pieces of Spirou art, as well as other works by artists such as Jijé and Franquin (and many non-Spirou greats as well). Continue reading »