The comic excellence in Latium
The comic is an ancient yet new language. The book “Le eccellenze creative del fumetto e dell’illustrazione di Roma e Lazio” ("The creative excellence of comics and illustration of Rome and Latium") collects the cartoonists and illustrators who have contributed to the revival of Italian comics in the last years.
The catalogue has been curated by Regione Lazio in collaboration with top comic and illustration professionals, reveals a territory that includes extraordinary authors, dynamic studies and prestigious schools. The book contains fifty profiles: thiry five cartoonists and fifteen illustrators, among top authors both at national and international level as Zerocalcare, Gipi and Makkox as well as emerging and young artists.
The volume was presented for the first time at the Festival international de la bande dessinée in Angouleme, one of the top comics convention in the world. It is written in Italian and English, and will be officially presented at the Romics.