Category Archives: Books

Comic books

I have already finished the “BDs” (Bandes Dessinées – Comic strips) I picked up last week in my favorite comic book shop in town. Time to prepare a new list to be ordered I guess. Keep reading

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Asterix lives on

    The cartoonist Albert Uderzo, creator with René Goscinny of the Asterix character, died this Tuesday 24 March at the age of 92. Nothing to do with the Corona Virus. For those of us who grew up with Asterix … Continue reading

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New comic strips

Received last evening an email from Margaux from Bulles & Cie saying that my last order has arrived. This morning after the market I stopped by the shop to pick up the books.     24 Heures du Mans Les … Continue reading

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New comic strips

Went to pick up my next load of comic strips. 24 Heures du Mans: I am now only missing one album to complete the series. Blake and Mortimer: I now have all 26 (+1 Special edition) albums. Number 26 actually … Continue reading

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New comic strip

Stumbled across this comic strip. It is not new, as far as I can see there are 26 albums. I immediately ordered the 1st one from my very friendly and efficient book shop (Bulles & Cie). I picked it up … Continue reading

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Comic strip

Just been to pick up in the bookshop my next load of comic strips. A much more pleasant experience when compared to an Amazon, which I am boycotting to a max, delivery. Same price and service with a smile. Thank … Continue reading

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New comic book

Did I mention that a new Asterix is coming out later this month? I have ordered a copy from my comic shop a short while ago. I wish I had it now, being hospitalized for a few days is boring.

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Bandes dessinées

It looks like another busy weekend ahead. The 4th “Bandes Dessinées” (BD) festival is taking place in Lagrasse which is a mere 35 kms from here. More details are available when following this link. Jean-Michel Arroyo is the honorary president. Let … Continue reading

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New album

Blake and Mortimer  I used to like reading some of these comics. So I kind of feel I should start collecting them again. What prompted that you might ask. Well I read an announcement earlier today that one of the … Continue reading

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François

Since I met and had a chat with the man the other day, I guess I should read his book. I’ll make the most of this autumn brilliant weather and sit outside for the first few chapters.

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