Creators / Publishers

For over twelve years now, Cinebook has been the leading publisher, in terms of sheer number of different series and volumes, of fine French and Belgian comics translated into English – most of them for the first time! 500 titles in 64 series to choose from; great names such as Valerian & Laureline, Lucky Luke, Blake & Mortimer, XIII, Largo Winch, Spirou & Fantasio – each with sales figures in the tens of millions worldwide; a wide selection of genres and themes for all age brackets – sci-fi, western, fantasy, spy thrillers and historical drama; authors and artists such as master of comedy and father of Asterix René Goscinny (Iznogoud, Lucky Luke), visionary science-fiction creators JC Mézières and Pierre Christin (Valerian & Laureline), cartoonist extraordinaire André Franquin (Gomer Goof/Gaston Lagaffe, Spirou, The Marsupilami) or Belgium’s own legendary author Jean Van Hamme (XIII, Largo Winch, Thorgal …) – not to mention the newer generations with Mathieu Lauffray (Long John Silver), Fabien Vehlmann (Alone, Green Manor), Sylvain Runberg (Orbital, Darwin’s Diaries) or Leo (Aldebaran, Kenya, Trent, Mermaid Project) …
We select only the best for you, from countries where comics are considered an actual art form, and we take great pains with our translation process. For all your Franco-Belgian comic needs, Cinebook – The Ninth Art has your back!