Wikipedia:WikiProject Comics/European comics work group

Welcome to the European comics work group of the Comics WikiProject!

ScopeEdit

This task force/work group would deal specifically with the characters, publications, storylines, locales, and, to a lesser extent, creators of European comics, as well as these characters, etc., appearances in other media.

ParticipantsEdit

To join the European comics work group, edit this section and add *{{User|yourusername}} and any comments to the following list of members in alphabetical order by username. Please add your username to Wikipedia:WikiProject Comics/Participants also.

  1. John Carter 00:25, 31 July 2007 (UTC)
  2. Murghdisc. 06:35, 31 July 2007 (UTC)
  3. Emperor 14:49, 22 August 2007 (UTC)
  4. Fram 08:03, 23 October 2007 (UTC)
  5. Zoli79 11:24, 31 January 2008 (UTC)
  6. Pah777 17:58, 8 August 2008 (UTC)

Member userboxEdit

You may place {{User European comics work group}} on your user page to display the following userbox:

 This user is a member of the
European comics work group.

This template will add your user page to:

GuestbookEdit

If you are sympathetic to the cause of this project, but for whatever reason choose not to commit yourself to becoming a regular member, please feel free to show your support by signing the list below!:

  1. Madeleined2 (talk) 17:57, 4 November 2012 (UTC)

Tagging and assessmentEdit

European comics work group assessment statistics

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Any article related to this task force should be marked by adding |European-work-group=yes to the {{Comicsproj}} project banner at the top of its talk page (see the project banner instructions for more details on the exact syntax). This will automatically place it into Category:European comics work group articles.

TemplatesEdit

{{Comicsproj
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CategoriesEdit

To-doEdit

Tagging needed 
Start tagging relevant pages by adding |European-work-group=yes to the {{WikiProject Comics}} banner on talk pages.
visit work group · edit this list
  • Tag articles.
  • Recruit interested editors.
  • Collect categories, resource links, and templates.
  • Expand the open task listing above.
  • Expand European comics creator article stubs
  • Add things here!

ResourcesEdit

Reliable independent sourcesEdit

Reliable but not independent sources (publishers)Edit

  • Dupuis, publisher of Spirou magazine and comics like Lucky Luke, Gaston Lagaffe, the Smurfs, ...
  • Casterman, publisher of Tintin, the magazine A Suivre, and graphic novels by Pratt, Schuiten, Sokal, Boucq, ... (site in French)
  • Le Lombard, publisher of Tintin magazine and comics like Blake and Mortimer, Thorgal, Ric Hochet, Yakari, with links to sites dedicated to series.
  • Dargaud, publisher of Asterix, XIII, ... and co-publisher of many comics with Le Lombard (site in French)
  • Les intégrales Dargaud, a website provided by Dargaud on its greatest series.
  • Glénat, publisher of Titeuf and many comics (site in French)

Independent and rather reliable sourcesEdit

  • Bédétheque, online catalogue containing most French langange comics, and info on authors as well (in French)
  • BD Oubliées, loads of info on the major French language comics magazines - essential for a publication history and for publications that didn't get into an album or only much later. (in French)
  • European Comics on the Web, an overview of pointers to information on European comics that has been made available on the web.
  • BD paradisio, the database on comics artists provided by the most important forum on francophone comics (in French).
  • Brussels BD tour, an independant website providing biographies of Belgian and French comics artists (in French).
  • Weborgers, a website about the Belgian culture providing general information about Belgian comics.
  • Comicsinfo.dk, a graphic online lexicon containing a wide range of comic characters and their creators.

Independant but not truly reliable sources (wikis or wikilike)Edit

  • ToutenBD news and background. Rather reliable (in French).
  • ActuaBD, most important French comics news site. Rather reliable (in French).
  • Bdtheque, catalogue of comics series and authors (in French).
  • BD central, with dossiers and reviews on some famous comics se.ries (in French).
  • Neuvième Art, other site and current events about comics (in French).
  • Stripspeciaalzaak, site of Flemish (and some Dutch) comics shops, lots of news, reviews and interviews (Dutch only).
  • ZoZoLaLa, Dutch comics prozine, good interviews (site partly in English).
  • Zilveren Dolfijn, kind of a Dutch language version of Bédétheque, informative but not the easiest to navigate.

PortalsEdit

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