The Leipzig Book Fair is the second largest book fair in Germany after the Frankfurt Book Fair. The fair takes place annually over four days at the Leipzig Trade Fairground in the northern part of Leipzig, Saxony. It is the first large trade meeting of the year and as such it plays an important role in the market and is often where new publications are first presented.
The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival is comprised of comics-related events, including readings, presentations, panel discussions, and a large exhibition area featuring publishers and comic authors and artists. This year’s event includes three accomplished French comic creators, with the support of Europe Comics and the French Consulate in Vancouver: Lewis Trondheim & Brigitte Findakly,(Cosmonauts of the Future, Marvelous Adventures of McConey), and Yvan Alagbé.
Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim, the brilliant pair behind Poppies of Iraq (published by Drawn & Quarterly), will be touring Canada this May! Come meet them at the Alliance Française in Vancouver on May 18th at 7 pm.
Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim, the brilliant pair behind Poppies of Iraq (published by Drawn & Quarterly), will be touring Canada this May! Come meet them along with French Beninese cartoonist Yvan Alagbé on May 16th at the Alliance Française in Edmonton, as part of the French Comic Book Festival. The event includes a signing session from 3:30 to 5:30, and a creator panel at 7 pm.