The lion statues guarding the Venice Arsenal are an important part of the city’s history. The lions—and the inscriptions on them— also play a key role in Hugo Pratt’s Corto Maltese adventure, Fable of Venice. Simone Castaldi, our Corto co-translator, was in Venice recently and went to check out the lions first hand to see […]
In addition to our buying the rights to translate European comics into English, we also sell the rights to Europeans to translate Library of American Comics and other IDW books. Francesco Meo of Editoriale Cosmo in Italy just loves classic American newspaper strips!
We had the pleasure of seeing Rubén Pellejero and his wife Mercè at a dinner with the fine folks at Casterman, where Rubén also introduced us to Juan Diaz Canales, his co-creator on the new Corto Maltese stories.
We’re happy to announce the first English language publication of an ongoing series that has long been a hit with adult and young adult readers in Europe. Jérôme K. Jérôme Bloche is a two-time winner of Angoulême Festival awards, for Best Series in 2010 and Best Series for the Youth in 1997. The series stars […]
It’s pretty amazing that nearly thirty years after Carlos Giménez first published PARACUELLOS in Spain (in 1977), the first English-language edition, which we published under our EuroComics imprint, has made two Best Comics of 2016 lists: In the Beat’s “Best of 2016″ list, Alex Deuben writes: “This book by Carlos Gimenez is something of a […]
Congratulations to us all — Corto Maltese: Beyond the Windy Isles won the 2016 Harvey Award for Best American Edition of Foreign Material.
Scoop reviews Corto Maltese: The Ethiopian — “Like Under The Sign of Capricorn, Beyond The Windy Isles, and Celtic Tales before it, The Ethiopian transports the reader into a brilliantly crafted world, one in which Pratt continues his incredible blend of Ernest Hemmingway and Milton Caniff.”
We’re proud to announce another gorgeous book and another Angoulême winner! Jean-Pierre Gibrat received the Best Artist Award for his lushly colored “Flight of the Raven,” which we’ll release in January 2017. It’s one of the most stunningly beautiful comics of the 21st Century. The story takes place in Paris during the German Occupation and […]