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February 2, 2013

CR Week In Review

imageThe top comics-related news stories from January 26 to February 1, 2013:

1. The digital comics service comiXology expands into the French-language market and signs a distribution deal with the Delcourt group.

2. Angouleme underway in France. After the excitement of last year's Festival President Art Spiegelman and his jaw-dropping central exhibits, things settle down a bit anticipation-wise with Jean-Claude Denis presiding. A new Grand Prix winner system is in place, even if there are conflicting views as to what that means. There are tons of North American cartoonists on-hand, building on a tradition that's settled into placed over the last several years.

3. Gerald Scarfe cartoon fallout continues.

Winner Of The Week

Loser Of The Week
Gerald Scarfe

Quote Of The Week
"I can drive my car really fast and instead of bullets flying out the windows like in movies, it is empty beer cans." -- Tony Millionaire's Linked-In Update That Someone E-Mailed Me.


today's cover is from the all-time series Classics Illustrated

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