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A little mirror of comics in Italy / part 1

Posted by on February 18th, 2011 at 12:54 AM

Salve a tutti (which means, I remind you, “Hello everyone”),

long time no read, uh?

Last time I wrote that I would say something about Lucca Comics. This is the most important Italian convention on comics and, with Angoulême,

Some notes from “Lucca Comics” / 0

Posted by on November 3rd, 2010 at 6:42 AM

Salve a tutti.

As you may know, Lucca Comics and Games is one of the biggest comics conventions in Europe. The event takes place every year in Lucca, a wonderful town in Tuscany, in the four days between the end

The Italian (and perhaps not only Italian) “struggle” for the term graphic novel

Posted by on August 28th, 2010 at 12:04 PM

Ciao a tutti,

(which means ‘Hello everybody,’ please don’t forget!)

in these years the expression “graphic novel” has entered the comicdoms of about all nations where comics are published.

As recently reminded (also) by David Hajdu in his beautiful book

Saluti dall’Italia (“Greetings from Italy”)

Posted by on July 16th, 2010 at 3:00 PM

Welcome. To you on these weblog pages, and to me to the The Comics Journal website.

I am an absolute beginner in the world of blogs. Never had one. When Michael Dean asked me to join the TCJ’s bloggers