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Pénélope Bagieu

Pénélope Bagieu is a French cartoonist and illustrator, known the world-over for her blog Ma vie est tout à fait fascinante (My life is quite fascinating), where she shares moments of her everyday life. In September 2008 released the first volume of Joséphine, a comic which features a character controlled by the Femina …read more

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Charles Burns

Charles Burns’ earliest works include illustrations for the Sub Pop fanzine, and Another Room Magazine of Oakland, California, but he came to prominence when his comics were published for the first time in early issues of RAW, the avant-garde comics magazine founded in 1980 by Françoise Mouly and Art Spiegelman. …read more

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Étienne Davodeau

Étienne Davodeau is a multiple award-winning comics author from France.  After having studied graphic arts in Rennes, Davodeau has since created numerous best-selling and critically acclaimed graphic novels, mostly in the reality-based and reportage vein. Titles of his include Les Mauvaises Gens, Le Chien Qui Louches, Geronimo, and Les Ignorants (which was …read more

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Boulet

Boulet, the pen name for Gilles Roussel, is a French comic book creator and cartoonist born February 1, 1975 in Meaux, France. He was among the first French cartoonists to become famous by publishing a comic strip weblog, starting in July 2004. Roussel studied art at the Graduate School of …read more

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Eleanor Davis

Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator. A collection of her short comics for adults, How To Be Happy, is out now from Fantagraphics Books. She has two graphic novels for kids: The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook (2009) which she created with my husband Drew Weing, and …read more

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Hunt Emerson

Hunt Emerson has drawn cartoons and comic strips since the early 1970s. He has published around 30 comic books and albums, mainly with Knockabout Comics (London), including Lady Chatterley’s Lover, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Casanova’s Last Stand, and Dante’s Inferno. His characters include Firkin the Cat (a strip …read more

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Publishers

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Press Gang

Press Gang is a publishers collective comprised of Floating World Comics and Study Group Comics. Floating World is a great comic shop in Portland, OR that also publishes a number of cool books and newspapers. Study Group is a comics website that has published a number of award winning books …read more

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Uncivilized Books

Uncivilized Books is a multiple award nominated (L.A. Time Book Award, Eisner, and Ignatz) literary comics and Graphic Novel publisher based in Minneapolis, MN (USA). Authors we’ve published: Gabrielle Bell, David B., Joann Sfar, James Romberger, Jon Lewis, Zak Sally, Laura Park, Tom Kaczynski, Kevin Huizenga,

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Pigeon Press

Based in Oakland, Pigeon Press has published comics with Lisa Hanawalt, Matt Furie, Johnny Ryan, nick Maandag and Charles Burns as well as prints by Daniel Clowes. Look at for more Comics, Books, and Fine Press Prints from Pigeon Press later this year. Pigeon Press Gallery, a mostly online gallery …read more

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La Pastèque

La Pastèque was founded by Martin Brault and Frédéric Gauthier in Montréal, Québec in July 1998, and their first publication, the first volume of Spoutnik, appeared that December. The establishment publisher arose from talks between Brault and Gauthier about the state of comics in Québec around 1997. Things seemed pessimistic, …read more

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