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The Slings & Arrows Graphic Novel Guide has published a rave review of Carlos’ Giménez’s seminal book: “Paracuellos is a prime example of the power comics can have in their apparent simplicity…Despite the seemingly cartoon like style of the stories and the dark humour throughout, the comic achieves what [Scott] McCloud refers to as ‘amplification […]

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Corto in Venice!

We received an advance copy of Fable of Venice from the printer. For fans who remember the 1981 NBM edition (the only English version available until now), you should be thrilled at how much better our new edition looks. Here’s a comparison so you can see how much art was actually missing in the old […]

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Sunday Night with Corto…

We spent a few enjoyable hours last night hanging out with Corto and his pal Rasputin. Not in person, mind you (which would be a little difficult), but in playing the CORTO board game that was published a few years ago. We’re not board game geeks, so can’t speak to how it rates in the […]

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Corto’s 50th anniversary!

Plenty of action surrounding the 50th anniversary of CORTO MALTESE, including Corto art throughout the Gare Austerlitz train station in Paris. And today Equatoria, the new Corto story by Juan Diaz Canales and Rubén Pellejero is starting a pre-publication serialization in the newspaper Le Figaro.

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