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'Batman v Superman' - a superhero fight film reflecting US politics?

The superhero film that fans have been waiting for - 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' sees the two comic book icons battling each other in the follow-up to 'Man of Steel'.

The superhero film that fans have been waiting for - 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' sees the two comic book icons battling each other in the follow-up to 'Man of Steel'.

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Portugal's best cartoons celebrated

Portugal's annual event dedicated to some of its best cartoonists has a woman as the guest of honour for the first time - award winning Belgian artist Cécile Bertrand.

Portugal's annual event dedicated to some of its best cartoonists has a woman as the guest of honour for the first time - award winning Belgian artist Cécile Bertrand.

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Euronews teams up with Anooki to illustrate the news

Anooki are loveable little Inuits who bring their own brand of colour and fun to an otherwise brutal world. Created by graphic designers Moetu Batlle

Anooki are loveable little Inuits who bring their own brand of colour and fun to an otherwise brutal world. Created by graphic designers Moetu Batlle

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Marvel anti-hero Deadpool refreshingly lewd and crude

Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, ‘Deadpool’ tells the story of former Special Forces agent turned mercenary Wade Wilson

Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, ‘Deadpool’ tells the story of former Special Forces agent turned mercenary Wade Wilson

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France: international comic festival faces sexism claims and boycott

At least eight candidates for one of the world’s premier cartoon prizes have withdrawn from the competition in protest at the absence of women on the

At least eight candidates for one of the world’s premier cartoon prizes have withdrawn from the competition in protest at the absence of women on the

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Asterix , Obelix and Wikilix?

Asterix and Obelix are back and rumour has it WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has got in on the act. The 36th book about a village of Gauls

Asterix and Obelix are back and rumour has it WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has got in on the act. The 36th book about a village of Gauls

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Charlie Hebdo, for richer, for poorer?

The coming departure of Charlie Hebdo’s surviving cartoonist Renald Luzier casts a further shadow over the satirical magazine, adding to doubts about

The coming departure of Charlie Hebdo’s surviving cartoonist Renald Luzier casts a further shadow over the satirical magazine, adding to doubts about

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Comic comeback in Budapest

The 11th Budapest International Comics Festival attracted hordes of comic fans to the Hungarian capital. It is the adult market that is now booming

The 11th Budapest International Comics Festival attracted hordes of comic fans to the Hungarian capital. It is the adult market that is now booming

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Celebrating 50 years of Malfada with cartoonist Quino

Joaquín Salvador Lavado, “Quino” is the first cartoonist to receive a Prince of Asturias Award in the Communications and Humanities category. Quino

Joaquín Salvador Lavado, “Quino” is the first cartoonist to receive a Prince of Asturias Award in the Communications and Humanities category. Quino

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Comix aim to turn heads and pages in Cairo

Cairo has been celebrating comic books in all their glory with Egypt Comix Week. It is the first time such an event has taken place in the Egyptian

Cairo has been celebrating comic books in all their glory with Egypt Comix Week. It is the first time such an event has taken place in the Egyptian

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Cartoonist Plantu explains why taunting world leaders is essential

Plantu is one of France’s best known cartoonists, having been drawing for the national daily Le Monde for the best part of 30 years. Euronews

Plantu is one of France’s best known cartoonists, having been drawing for the national daily Le Monde for the best part of 30 years. Euronews

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Comic-Con celebrates Batman's birthday

Comic-Con, the annual comics and fantasy convention in San Diego, highlights all pop culture – film, TV, video games, comic books, costumes and

Comic-Con, the annual comics and fantasy convention in San Diego, highlights all pop culture – film, TV, video games, comic books, costumes and

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It's no secret: Snowden is now a comic book hero

From whistleblower to comic book hero. ‘Beyond: Edward Snowden’ charts the life of the former NSA contractor and his reasons for taking part in the

From whistleblower to comic book hero. ‘Beyond: Edward Snowden’ charts the life of the former NSA contractor and his reasons for taking part in the

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Comics exhibit shows art and anarchy in UK

London’s British Library is staging the UK's biggest comic book exhibition. Featuring modern day classics like ‘Preacher’, ‘Judge Dredd’ or ‘V for

London’s British Library is staging the UK's biggest comic book exhibition. Featuring modern day classics like ‘Preacher’, ‘Judge Dredd’ or ‘V for

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Drawing for peace

The Swiss foundation “Cartooning for Peace” has honoured Syria-Palestinian Hani Abbas and Egyptian Doaa Eladl for their work. Former UN Secretary

The Swiss foundation “Cartooning for Peace” has honoured Syria-Palestinian Hani Abbas and Egyptian Doaa Eladl for their work. Former UN Secretary

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Ben Affleck is controversial new Batman in Man of Steel sequel

Ben Affleck has been named as the latest actor to take on the role of Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel that will see the iconic superhero

Ben Affleck has been named as the latest actor to take on the role of Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel that will see the iconic superhero

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Superman to take on Batman in film sequel

It has been revealed that plans are afoot for a new film which will see Superman and Batman facing off against each other for the first time. In a

It has been revealed that plans are afoot for a new film which will see Superman and Batman facing off against each other for the first time. In a

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Happy birthday Tintin!

Everybody’s favorite comic book reporter is turning 84 today. His first adventures were published on January 10, 1929 in the children’s pages of

Everybody’s favorite comic book reporter is turning 84 today. His first adventures were published on January 10, 1929 in the children’s pages of

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Asterix and Obelix head for Britain

The French comic book heros are back; this time in 3D. Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia is the fouth installment in the franchise and sees

The French comic book heros are back; this time in 3D. Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia is the fouth installment in the franchise and sees

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Colombia: Escobar sticker book banned

A sticker album dedicated to the life of the notorious Colombian drugs baron Pablo Escobar has been banned after becoming a favourite among

A sticker album dedicated to the life of the notorious Colombian drugs baron Pablo Escobar has been banned after becoming a favourite among

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World Press Cartoon

The World Press Cartoon competition prizes have been awarded in Sintra, in Portugal. The subjects tackled included the Fukushima disaster. This year

The World Press Cartoon competition prizes have been awarded in Sintra, in Portugal. The subjects tackled included the Fukushima disaster. This year

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Marvel superheros hit silver screen in Avengers

The Avengers is tipped as one of the summer’s biggest box office draws. When villain Loki threatens the world, Nick Fury (Samuel L Jackson) of

The Avengers is tipped as one of the summer’s biggest box office draws. When villain Loki threatens the world, Nick Fury (Samuel L Jackson) of

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Angouleme: Strip show with a difference

The Angouleme International Comics Festival put the spotlight on Spanish and Swedish works this year. Ever-popular, more than 200,000 fans visited

The Angouleme International Comics Festival put the spotlight on Spanish and Swedish works this year. Ever-popular, more than 200,000 fans visited

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"Pink fluffy kittens would give me more nightmares"

Charlie Adlard has been drawing The Walking Dead since issue #7, when he replaced Tony Moore, who created the series in 2003 with writer Robert

Charlie Adlard has been drawing The Walking Dead since issue #7, when he replaced Tony Moore, who created the series in 2003 with writer Robert