Pens and Cartoons: Arab Comics In Motion

Lebanese animation and comics artist Lina Ghaibeh and Tunisian comics author and illustrator Issam Smiri, were recently on a panel speaking about the history of Arab comics and the current comics boom in the Arab world. The panel occurred in conjunction with the Casa Árabe Madrid exhibition Pens and Cartoons: Arab comics in motion, which aims to provide an "overview of current comics … Continue reading Pens and Cartoons: Arab Comics In Motion

Garage – A New Venture for Arab Comics

Soha Elsirgany writes about Garage, a new venture in the world of Egyptian comics. The comic will showcase artists from around the Arab world. The brothers who started the project, Mohamed and Haitham Rafaat, also started Kawkab El-Rasameen (“Planet of Artists”) in 2014. The twins are currently working on the Cairo Comix festival, to be held on 30 … Continue reading Garage – A New Venture for Arab Comics