Mar 232017
 


Sooo… It has been almost half a year since the last proper Publications Update, and increasingly dated “news” has been piling up like the urgent mail in Gaston’s office. Anyway, let’s get it over with! If you’re keen to see Zorglub or Gaston in English, the original pages from Tome & Janry’s albums, or the latest one-shots in just about every language the series is published in, there’s good news… Continue reading »

Jul 212016
 


A couple of updates on the one-shots by Bravo and Durieux, and Spirou Reporter looks further afield to publications in other languages. Continue reading »

Dec 042015
 

Samples from three upcoming one-shots, upcoming publications in Icelandic, Spanish and English, and some minor updates on two books in French… Continue reading »

Sep 152013
 

Before resigning ourselves to the end of summer, here are a couple of summer holiday-themed gags by Yoann & Vehlmann promoting La face cachée du Z (Spirou #52, “The Dark Side of the Z”).

Journal de Spirou #3820 cover (ill. Yoann & Vehlmann; (c) Dupuis; SR scanlation)

Wraparound cover illustration for Journal de Spirou #3820, a June 2011 double issue.

Moon volleyball (ill. Yoann & Vehlmann; (c) Dupuis; SR scanlation)

From Journal de Spirou #3828.

This strip was made for the Journal de Spirou 2011 summer competition, where each series asked readers the question “Where do our heroes go on holiday”? (You can see Yoann & Vehlmann’s entry for the 2013 competition here.)

Apr 162013
 

Sprint: På Skyggesiden av Z (Spirou #52 cover; ill. Egmont, Yoann)

Sprint: På Skyggesiden av Z, the Norwegian edition of La face cachée du Z (Spirou #52, by Yoann and Vehlmann), has been nominated for a 2013 SPROING Award for “Best Translated Publication” (published in 2012). The SPROING Award is the main Norwegian comics award, awarded annually by Norsk Tegneserieforum (NTF, “Norwegian Comics Forum”) since 1987 in the categories “Best Norwegian Publication” and “Best Translated Publication,” and more recently also “Best Debut” and an “Open Category.” Previous winners of the award in this category include Calvin & Hobbes (Watterson 1988), Bone (Smith 1998, 2000) and Persepolis (Satrapi 2005).

The other nominees are:

Voting by members of NTF opens 19 April; no date has been set for the actual award.

(From the SPROING Award official site via Serienett, in Norwegian.)