("drawn strips"). Cooper Union hosts the central exhibition, which ranges from the classic Tintin
work of Hergé to modern francophone artists like Pénélope Bagieu and David B. Other events include a conversation with Asaf and Tomer Hanuka (the illustrators behind the supernatural war story The Divine
) at the Society of Illustrators on October 4; "French Comics on Screen," a panel about screen adaptations (Jean-Marc Rochette will be on hand to discuss Snowpiercer
) at the School of Visual Arts on October 6; and several dedicated panels at NYCC itself. Voilà!"French Comics Framed" is on view at Cooper Union through November 5. Click here for a list of related events.
Starting in October, superheroes and manga are à la mode; often lost in the Comic Con shuffle is the vibrant European comics scene. The French Comics Association aims to change that with French Comics Framed, a month-long festival of