The ViÑetas de Poitiers festival will pay tribute to Kim

The ViÑetas de Poitiers festival will pay tribute to Kim

The cartoonist Joaquim Aubert Puigarnau, Kim, will be honoured at the second edition of the ViÑetas festival, devoted exclusively to Spanish and Latin American comics, to be held from 28 September to 9 October 2022 in Poitiers. To this end, a retrospective exhibition of his

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

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

There have always been lawsuits, lawsuits and lawsuits over copyright issues, but this case is special because what is being defended now is an author's wish for his character to die with him. André Franquinthe creator of Gaston Lagaffe (1924-1997) said at the time that

Far right

Far right

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

France to build the "European home for satirical and press cartoons"

France to build the "European home for satirical and press cartoons"

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,

Plantu retires

Plantu retires

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