Pipeline Comics http://www.pipelinecomics.com Exploring the World of Franco-Belgian Comics Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:29:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 https://i2.wp.com/www.pipelinecomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/pipeline_PC_Square.jpeg?fit=32%2C32 Pipeline Comics http://www.pipelinecomics.com 32 32 114290783 Where It All Began: Harmony, v2: “Indigo” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/where-it-all-began-harmony-v2/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/where-it-all-began-harmony-v2/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:29:27 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=4553 The series goes back in time to show us where Harmony comes from, and then presents the events of volume 1 from a different angle.

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Love, v2: “The Fox” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/love-v2-fox-bertolucci-brremaud-silent/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/love-v2-fox-bertolucci-brremaud-silent/#respond Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:47:47 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6796 A silent graphic novel starring a fox trying desperately to survive an island on fire, while dodging bears, whales, and other larger furry creatures.

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The Simple Joys of Paper Comics http://www.pipelinecomics.com/the-simple-joys-of-paper-comics/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/the-simple-joys-of-paper-comics/#respond Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:40:20 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6649 A trip to the comics shop has me thinking about how great paper comics are, and how much fun it is to hunt for them. Also, Magnetic Press has some great books.

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Final Incal v1: “The Four John Difools” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/final-incal-v1-four-john-difools/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/final-incal-v1-four-john-difools/#comments Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:17:10 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6740 Writer: Alexandro Jodorowsky Artist: Ladronn Colorist: Tatto Caballero and Ladronn Lettering: Uncredited Translator: Chuck Austen Published by: Humanoids Number of Pages: 68 Original Publication: 2014   An Admission of Ignorance I’ve never read any of the Incal or Metabarons or Technopriests books.  I couldn’t tell you how they’re all related. (I think “Incal” came first and everything spun out of…

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“Muse” v1 and v2 by Denis-Pierre Filippi and Terry Dodson http://www.pipelinecomics.com/muse-v1-v2-denis-pierre-filippi-terry-dodson/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/muse-v1-v2-denis-pierre-filippi-terry-dodson/#comments Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:08:55 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6569 Terry Dodson drew two French albums featuring a beautiful woman. What more do I need to say? It looks pretty. You already guessed that.

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Alter Ego v2: “Fouad” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/alter-ego-v2-fouad/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/alter-ego-v2-fouad/#respond Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:41:50 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6641 The second part of the Alter Ego saga explore the global conspiracy of Big Pharma/High Tech from a different angle -- a Belgian volunteer nurse's.

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100 Reviews in 11 Months; Plans for 2018 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/100-reviews-in-11-months-plans-2018/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/100-reviews-in-11-months-plans-2018/#comments Thu, 30 Nov 2017 02:44:33 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6716 Today, we pause to celebrate the 100th BD review of 2017. Then, we look forward to 2018 and what happens next.

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Valerian and Laureline v19: “At the Edge of the Great Void” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/valerian-and-laureline-v19-at-the-edge-of-the-great-void/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/valerian-and-laureline-v19-at-the-edge-of-the-great-void/#comments Wed, 29 Nov 2017 12:24:28 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6684 Valerian and Laureline are selling junk along the Great Void, looking for a way in to get to Earth and Galaxity. Oh, and the Schniarfer is reading a book...

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Lady S. v1: “Here’s to Suzie” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/lady-s-v1-heres-to-suzie/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/lady-s-v1-heres-to-suzie/#comments Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:00:48 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6609 Suzan Fitzroy has led a complicated life, winding up the adopted daughter of an American diplomat working in Europe. Her past comes back to haunt her.

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Alter Ego v1: “Camille” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/alter-ego-v1-camille/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/alter-ego-v1-camille/#comments Mon, 27 Nov 2017 02:57:06 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6632 Alter Ego is a six album run that can be read in any order. It starts with Camille on a globe trotting adventure to find out what worried her mother so....

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“Asterix and the Chariot Race” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/asterix-and-the-chariot-race/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/asterix-and-the-chariot-race/#comments Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:30:25 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6590 Obelix and Asterix take part in a chariot race through Italy, bringing a whole new world of puns and funny names and high adventures.

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“Motorcity” by Sylvain Runberg and Philippe Berthet http://www.pipelinecomics.com/motorcity-by-sylvain-runberg-and-philippe-berthet/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/motorcity-by-sylvain-runberg-and-philippe-berthet/#respond Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:07:55 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6553 A hometown renegade returns as a police officer, and is immediately assigned a case that deals with people from her sordid past. Also: Swedish Rockabilly!

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“Kiosco” by Juan Berrio http://www.pipelinecomics.com/kiosco-by-juan-berrio/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/kiosco-by-juan-berrio/#respond Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:06:04 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6532 In this silent comic, a man operates a kiosk in the park selling coffee and croissants to anyone who might pass buy -- if only they'd notice him...

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Frnk, v1: “The Beginning Begins” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/frnk-v1-the-beginning-begins/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/frnk-v1-the-beginning-begins/#respond Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:48:27 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6347 Frank the foster kid finds himself along in an ancient world, filled with caveman, man-eating plants, and a ton more he doesn't understand.

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“Vice Squad” Book 1 by Zidrou and Jordi Lefebre http://www.pipelinecomics.com/vice-squad-book-1-zidrou-jordi-lefebre/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/vice-squad-book-1-zidrou-jordi-lefebre/#respond Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:49:14 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6484 This is the story of a the new addition to Paris' Vice Squad just before World War II. Will the naive man be corrupted by the system? Or mature into it?

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“Tac Au Tac” Returns in January 2018! http://www.pipelinecomics.com/tac-au-tac-returns-in-january-2018/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/tac-au-tac-returns-in-january-2018/#comments Thu, 16 Nov 2017 04:08:38 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6450 Tac Au Tac is returning in January, after a 40 year absence! This improvisational drawing show once featured the likes of Peyo, Uderzo, Franquin, and more.

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Esteban v3: “Survival” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/esteban-v3-survival/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/esteban-v3-survival/#respond Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:18:38 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6224 Their ship stuck in the ice, the crew of the Leviathan stares death in the face and works to find a way out of their predicament.

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Jerome K. Jerome Bloche v1: “Aina” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/jerome-k-jerome-bloche-v1-aina/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/jerome-k-jerome-bloche-v1-aina/#respond Fri, 10 Nov 2017 05:04:51 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6195 Jerome is a Humphrey Bogart-wannabe Belgian detective who gets wrapped up in a case centered on a young woman who appears to be being held against her will.

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Women Buy the Most Franco-Belgian (BD) Books in France http://www.pipelinecomics.com/women-buy-the-most-franco-belgian-comics-books-bd-in-france/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/women-buy-the-most-franco-belgian-comics-books-bd-in-france/#comments Thu, 09 Nov 2017 05:01:04 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6077 The average buyer of a comic in France is a 40-something woman. Superhero comics are on the rise. And a diversity of topics sells more comics, maybe?

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Blast v4: “I Hope the Buddhists are Wrong” http://www.pipelinecomics.com/blast-v4-i-hope-the-buddhists-are-wrong/ http://www.pipelinecomics.com/blast-v4-i-hope-the-buddhists-are-wrong/#respond Wed, 08 Nov 2017 05:01:08 +0000 http://www.pipelinecomics.com/?p=6325 Manu Larcenet's masterpiece, "Blast" wraps up with its fourth volume, as the truth comes out, the case concludes, and nobody's happy.

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