Des Hommes Dans La Guerre d’Algérie Wins 2010 Prix De La Presse Des Jeunes
The French-language industry news clearinghouse ActuaBD.com notes that Casterman's Des hommes dans la guerre d'Algérie by Isabelle Bournier and Jacques Ferrandez will receive the main prize given out at the Salon du Livre et de la Press Jeunesse taking place near Paris the first six days in December. The award was announced last Thursday. Also to be honored is a series of educational-sounding books called FranÃ§ais dâ€™ailleurs.
European comics ramps up to the end-of-January Angouleme Festival in part through a series of awards announcements and festival prizes, building momentum for the big show and trading in on the general attention paid comics during this period.