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The first Superman comic sells for 2.7 million euros | Culture

First issue of ‘Action Comics’ in which Superman appears.REUTERS Superman, the classic American comic book hero, hit newsstands for the first time in April 1938, within the story Action Comics n.1. Nobody suspected that this 13-page story written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Joe Shuster was the starting point of a new genre, that […]

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‘An optical effect’, the comic freedom of a singular creator | Culture

Green dogs are as necessary in national cinematography as the industry itself, and one of our best green dogs is Juan Cavestany. A man who after seeing the unjust failure of his best work, Poor quality people (2008), an artifact of dangerous and extraordinary social combustion, composed within the commercial margins of Spanish cinema, but […]

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‘Regreso al Edén’, by Paco Roca, awarded as the best Spanish comic of 2020 by critics | Culture

The Association of Critics and Publicists of Comic of Spain (ACDCómic) has announced this Thursday the winners of its annual award online, with Back to eden (Atisberri), by Paco Roca, as the best national comic of 2020. The president of the association, Elena Masarah, has read the award ruling, which in its third edition highlights […]

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From the comic to the graphic novel: 20 years of author comics in Spain | Culture

It was 2001. The Twin Towers had not yet fallen. The world was about to stop to welcome the uncertain 21st century. Immersed in its own change of cycle, which had begun in the mid-nineties, the cartoon was taking giant steps in Spain. Three friends started the publishing house in Bilbao that had just shaped […]

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