Angoulême International Comics Festival
More than 40 French publishers signed a statement saying they won't attend next year's Angouleme International Comics Festival unless there are significant changes to the way it's run.
Cartoonist Jack Elrod, who wrote and drew the "Mark Trail" comic strip from 1978 to 2014, has passed away at age 92.
Julie Maroh, Chloé Cruchaudet, TanXXX and Aurélie Neyret have announced they won't accept their promotions to Knights of the Order of Arts and Letters.
Akira Himekawa, the two-woman team behind the "Legend of Zelda" manga, will return with "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess."
All seven members of the Angouleme grand jury have signed a letter criticizing the "cruelty and vulgarity" of the fake prizes presented at the festival's awards ceremony.
Pierre Christin discusses the many parallels between his earlier space opera "Valerian and Laureline" and "Star Wars."
Belgian artist Hermann, perhaps best known to U.S. audiences for "Jeremiah," was selected as the winner of the Angouleme International Comics Festival's Grand Prix.
Imprisoned Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani and her lawyer were charged with "non-adultery illegitimate relations" after shaking hands.
In the latest twist in the story, French illustrator Claire Wendling has asked people not to vote for her to receive the Grand Prix d'Angouleme.
Alan Moore, Claire Wendling and Hermann have been announced as the finalists for the Angouleme International Comics festival's prestigious Grand Prix.
Ray Brown doesn't even read comic books. "They take up a lot of room," he says. "They don't eat anything, though."
Although Angouleme organizers withdrew their all-male slate of nominees for the Grand Prix, the firestorm surrounding it is far from over.
The Angouleme International Comics Festival announced it won't propose any nominees for the Grand Prix, and will instead allow voters to elect whomever they like.
Reacting to a growing boycott, organizers of the Angouleme International Comics Festival announced they'll include female creators on the 2016 Grand Prix longlist.
Amid growing criticism about the lack of female nominees for the Grand Prix d'Angouleme, 10 creators -- including Daniel Clowes, Milo Manara and Chris Ware -- have withdrawn their names from consideration.
Not a single female creator is among the 30 candidates for the Angouleme International Comics Festival's 2016 lifetime achievement award.