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Franquin VS Dupuis for Gaston Lagaffe's right to "death"

Far right. Cartoon of 19/04/2022 in CTXT In the first round of the French elections no candidate won a majority, so on Sunday 24 April a second round will be held between the two most voted candidates, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. Now, the … Read more

France to build the “European home for satirical and press cartoons”

Franquin VS Dupuis for Gaston Lagaffe's right to "death"

Street Nicolas-Appert, Paris, where the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was based, a day after the killings. Photo Guillaume Galmiche. Licence CC BY 2.0. The idea of a “house of the press cartoons” was first mooted in 2007 by the cartoonist, and then by his widow, … Read more

Plantu retires

Franquin VS Dupuis for Gaston Lagaffe's right to "death"

Plantu retires Plantu in Le Monde, 5 December 1978 Jean Plantureux, better known as Plantu, has announced that he will soon be leaving the newspaper for which he has been drawing cartoons for 50 years. He is the second cartoonist to lose Le Monde this … Read more

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Cartoonist Xavier Gorce breaks with Le Monde for apologizing for a cartoon

Franquin VS Dupuis for Gaston Lagaffe's right to "death"

The French cartoonist Xavier Gorce (1962) announced he was quitting Le Monde after the newspaper apologised for a cartoon about a sexual abuse scandal. In her apology to readers, Le Monde editor-in-chief Caroline Monnot said the cartoon should not have been published. The author said … Read more