Archive for: Chris Gavaler

“Give Me the Secret of Talking Robots”: The First Translation of a French Superhero Comic

The first ever translation of Pellos’ Atomas.

continue reading »

 
 

Atomas: An Introduction

Examining violence in a French superhero comic from the 1940s.

continue reading »

 
 

The World’s Largest Comic Book

Graffitti at Angouleme.

continue reading »

 
 

What is the Ape to Man?

Apes and supermen and (no) women.

continue reading »

 
 

Adventures in Comic Book City

Fantax proves they’re more violent in France.

continue reading »

 
 

The First Comic Book

The pioneering comics artists of Lascaux

continue reading »

 
 

Qu’est-ce que c’est

Fantomas and the dada of supervillainy.

continue reading »