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Five for Friday #12: Euro-Comics
posted January 14, 2005
 

Five Translated European Comics You'd Recommend "For Beginners"

Epileptic by David B
The Hoodoodad by Lewis Trondheim
Get a Life by Philippe Dupuy and Charles Berberian
The Hunting Party by Enki Bilal and Pierre Christin
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Lorenzo Mattotti and Jerry Kramsky

Other Lists and Responses

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Milos Tecumseh George
Director-For-Life, The John Westmoreland Center for Helping People with Stuff


TINTIN IN TIBET, Herge
FIRES, Mattoti
100 VIEWS OF THE WAREHOUSE DISTRICT, Martin Tom Dieck
The chapters of IT WAS THE WAR OF THE TRENCHES from RAW and DRAWN & QUARTERLY, Tardi
THE MAGICIAN'S WIFE, Boucq & Charyn

This one was hard to narrow down to just five picks; translations of Moebius, Goscinni & Uderzo, Munoz y Sampayo, L'Assoc artists, Bretcher, Quino, Bilal, Swarte, etc., as well as alternate selections from the above creators could have just as easily been chosen. My five are the ones I revisit the most.

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T Fraga

"Asterix", by Rene Goscinny & Albert Uderzo
"Tintin", by Herge
The Upcoming XIII by Jean Van Hamme & William Vance
"Ranx" (formerly "RanXerox"), by Liberatore & Tamburini
Miguelanxo Prado's graphic novels: "Streak of Chalk", "Tangents" and "Daily Delirium"

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