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March 16, 2011


Your 2011 Prix Bédéis Causa Nominees

The Festival de la bande dessinée francophone de Québec has announced the 2011 nominees for its Prix Bédéis Causa awards program, given out during that Spring festival since its inception in 1988. David Mazzucchelli, Darwyn Cooke and Jimmy Beaulieu are among those names with familiarity to North American English-language comics fans. The nominees are:

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Prix Réal-Fillion
(to a Quebec author that worked on their first professional album)

* Sylvain Lemay, Pour en finir avec novembre (Les 400 coups)
* émilie Villeneuve and Julie Rocheleau, La fille invisible (Glénat Québec)
* Samuel Leblanc, Parfum de lilas (Les 400 coups)

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Grand prix de la ville de Québec
(to the best French language graphic album published in Quebec)

* Chroniques Sauvages, by François Lapierre (Glénat Québec)
* La Fille Invisible, by émilie Villeneuve and Julie Rocheleau (Glénat Québec)
* Apnée, by Zviane (Pow Pow)

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Prix Albéric-Bourgeois
(to the best french-language graphic novel by a foreign publisher)

* Luck, by Michel Falardeau (Dargaud)
* Comédie Sentimentale Pornographique, by Jimmy Beaulieu (Delcourt)
* Aspic Volume One: La Naine Aux Ectoplasmes, by Jacques Lamontagne and Thierry Gloris (Soleil)

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Prix Maurice-Petitdidier
(to the jury choice for a French graphic novel published elsewhere)

* La Mort De Staline, by Fabien Nury et Thierry Robin (Dargaud)
* Asterios Polyp, by David Mazzucchelli (Casterman)
* Parker Volume One: Le Chasseur, by Richard Stark and Darwyn Cooke (Dargaud)

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The ceremony will also see the awarding of the Prix Albert-Chartier, which goes to an individual that has made an impact on the world of French comics in Quebec.

This year's jury was Pierre Blais, Mathieu Forget, Marco Duchesne, David Kelly and Patrick Marleau. The festival is scheduled for April 13-17, with the award winners being named on April 15.

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