I was so happy to discover that the excellent comic of Karl Kerschl, The Abominable Charles Christopher, has been translated for the french market! You can find the french version of the 1st book here.
About jobs, this was posted on FB by a friend who works in videogames:
Great news! Gameloft is planning to open a new creation studio in Valencia (sunny Spain!). This is a great opportunity to create tomorrow’s games, played by millions.
We are hiring: - Producers - Game designers and level designers - C++/Java & online developers (Android & iOS) - 2D / pixel artists - UI artists - IT Technician - HR manager Applications can be sent directly to me through: Recruitment.Valencia@gameloft.com (with resume and portfolio)
Yoneda Kou just announced on her twitter that she will come to the Toulouse Game Show event this November 31st.
For your information, the TGS is a well known video game/manga/anime convention in France. The reasons as why she was invited to come here (since she is a BL artist) is a huge question but well… It gives a chance to many fans to meet her in real life, as a sign session will be organized.
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1. What is your favourite colour ?
2. If you could meet one, and only one author, who would he/she be ?
Argh that’s wayyy too hard. I’d say Hamletmachine. :)
3. You’ve got the power to produce a TV show. What would it talk about ?
A sci-fi or fantasy story that would take place in Africa!
4. What food can’t you eat at all ?
Raw shalotts, onions and parsley. D:
5. Let’s talk about serious stuff : what are your favourite shoes ?
My “El Naturalista” boots because they’re incredibly comfortable, but I don’t care very much about shoes.
6. Dragon, wolf or crow ?
Love them all but I have a weakness for birds so… crow.
7. If you had to tell me something nice, what would it be ? (yeah I need the hugs, no shame)
People who make books can’t be trapped: they create whole worlds for themselves.
8. Iceland, New Zealand, Canada or South Africa ?
I want to see ALL of them.
9. What is your favourite name ?
Joachim (the name of my son).
10. Do you like to swim ?
I LOVE it. I’m quite a good swimmer. ^^
==== my questions (sorry in advance for my english): 1. Do you feel close to your family? 2. What object at your home always gives you a feeling of nostalgia? 3. Favorite thing you wear for sleeping? 4. What kind of stories are you afraid of / gives you nightmares? 5. You have the opportunity to create the next postal stamp, what will you put on it? 6. Favorite junk food? 7. Does your computer have a name? Which one? 8. Who is your actual muse? 9. Which season makes you feel better? 10. Finish the sentence “The story starts in a…”
There is a really problematic culture of artists underpricing their commissions online - though I’m sure this practice extends towards the ‘real world’. A fun fact before we start: the internet is actually part of the ‘real world’. If you don’t think that industry artists are also underpaid and…