Comic books – bandes desinnées (BDs, or bédés) – are big business in France. French people spend around 350 million euros on more than 35 million comic books per year. This represents a significant chunk of the publishing industry. At the moment the huge annual BD festival is going on in Angoulême. It runs for… Continue reading BDs – Comic Books in France
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