Jean-Claude Mézières & Pierre Christin in Conversation, moderated by Paul Gravett. In 1967, Christin and Mézières created the Valerian & Laureline comic book series, which tackles social and philosophical issues with a strong dose of mid-century radicalism and has just been adapted into a film by Luc Besson. They will share and discuss with the audience what makes their collaboration unique, between political commentary and colourful art.
Chaniartoon is an annual festival dedicated to comic, illustration, animation and game design. It presents every year innovative Augmented and Virtual Reality content. Every year there is a 3-day Artist Alley, several workshops and presentations, online and physical screenings, exhibition of comic artists, comic and animation awards and many other events. It takes place in the beautiful scenery of Chania-Crete.
Comics festival across Canada are thrilled to announce a month-long digital initiative called #CanCAF. Each participating festival or event is programming a variety of comics related events, from workshops to interviews, live drawing to panel discussions, podcasts to videocasts, and you can check out the #CanCAF tag across to social media to see the great material being created.
#CanCAF is a joint initiative of, and presented by:
Art9 is pleased to present “Line and Frame” the first comprehensive exhibition of European comic art in the United States. Bringing together over fifty of the most renowned comic artists, Line and Frame provides an overview of original comic art from the last 70 years, including works ranging from Franco-Belgian artists in the 1950s to artists creating works today.
Some of the artists featured: Bablet, Beltran, Bess, Bilal, Boucq, Breccia, Bretécher, Capuana, Cestac, Claveloux, Crecy, Crepax, David B., Druillet, Franquin, Gipi, Giraud, Guarnido, Hergé, Jijé, Juillard, Killoffer, Ledroit, Liberatore, Loisel, Manara, Manoukian, Margerin, Marini, Maroh, Martin, Mézières, Moebius, Montellier, Ott, Peyo, Pratt, Schmitt, Schuiten, Serpieri, Tardi, Toppi, Vance, Vatine, Yslaire.
Location: Gallery Danese/Corey, 511 West 22nd Street, New York, NY
Opening Reception: February 27, 2020 6pm-8pm
Tampere Kuplii is a feel-good comics festival for everybody interested in comics and graphic novels. The festival is free of charge for the attendees, and everyone is welcome. The weekend programming consists of lectures, panels, signatures, competitions and various free-form activities. While most of the programming will be in Finnish, there will also be items to enjoy even if you don’t speak Finnish, for example our cosplay competition and several comics-related exhibitions. Comic vendors will be selling comic books also in English (and a lot other interesting stuff, too!) during the weekend. Our staff as well as our many vendors will also be happy to assist you in English.