The Colonial Heritage of French Comics


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Although France has changed much in recent decades, colonial-era imagery continues to circulate widely in comics, in part because the colonial archives are easily accessible, and through the republication of colonial-era comics that are viewed as classics. The latter include the Tintin series of comic books, by the Belgian artist Herge, and the "Zig and Puce" series by Alain Saint-Ogan, a Frenchman. In this important new study Mark McKinney situates comics in debates about French colonialism, arguing that cartoonists still ...

The Colonial Heritage of French Comics 2013, Liverpool University Press

ISBN-13: 9781846318689

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The Colonial Heritage of French Comics 2011, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool

ISBN-13: 9781846316425