ATG Quirkies: The First Professor of Comics

Benoît Peeters (Angoulême 2015) CC BY-SA 2.0)

Benoît Peeters (Angoulême 2015) CC BY-SA 2.0)

Renowned French graphic novelist and expert in the iconic cartoon Tintin, Benoit Peeters has been appointed the UK’s first professor in graphic fiction and comic art.  Mr. Peeters has joined Lancaster University on a three-year appointment and will deliver a series of lectures and creative writing workshops. He is the author of Tintin and the World of Hergé as well as Georges Remi’s biography, titled Hergé, Son of Tintin.


(Thanks, as always, to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies!)


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