The Festival International de la Bande Dessinée (FIBD) is breathing hard down our necks—the whole town is being transformed day by day into the banner-strewn tent city I remember from my previous visits. Matt and I have been put to work by many different comics-related institutions in town, and we’ve got a full plate. Here’s what we have […]
Matt and I, and our kids, Aldara and Jasper, are picking up and moving to France in September, for a year. In some ways, the difficulty of shifting a fully adult life under full steam to a new track adds to the thrill. We will have been parents almost 5 years, in this house 10 years, teaching at SVA 11 years, in NYC 12 years. It’s more than time, beyond time, for a change.
This is gonna totally screw with GraNoDraMo, and I’m only going for like 3 days, but I’m psyched anyway. My bags are packed for the first International Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, to be held November 9 – 12 at the Universidad de Alcalá, near Madrid. “The main objective of the conference is to […]
La Perdida originally appeared in serialized form from 2001-2005, published by Fantagraphics Books (and in a 4-page extra in the LA Weekly). If you’re a completist, you’ll want to compare the two versions and see what I changed (a lot, but it’s subtle). If you’re not, well, you may be interested in them for the cover art. […]
Carla, an American estranged from her Mexican father, heads to Mexico City with a backpack, a few hundred dollars, and a head full of preconceptions about what she wants to find. Her intense desire to make a connection with Mexico and her unwillingness to see the impact of her own history on her understanding combine […]
??La Perdida?? now available in Mexico City at Kong
??La Perdida?? is one of only 44 books nominated this year for the Prix d’AngoulÃªme out of 4000 released in French in 2006.
I don’t particularly think of ??La Perdida?? as a book for young readers, but I’m happy to have librarians disagree.
Barely two weeks after returning from Spain, I was back in Europe, in France and Belgium, to promote the new French edition of ??La Perdida?? from Delcourt.