Comics as an educational tool

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There’s a drive to include comics in the country’s national drive for literacy and it’s all thanks to the people behind the Graphic Novels Library Malta. It all started with Batman, Graphic Novels Library Malta (GNLM) co-founder Luke Caruana tells me with a smile. “A number of us realised that we had a love for […]

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Geeks, pop culture and super-heroes

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The fourth edition of Malta Comic-Con hits Malta next weekend, bringing together a veritable fleet of international and local industry heavyweights. I got a sneak preview from one of the organisers, Christopher Muscat.   Gone are the days when ‘comics’ were considered the poor cousin of bona fide books. Used to be a time when […]

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Malta Comic Con is back!

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Geeks and nerds all across Malta are getting ready for the third edition of MaltaComicCon, which – if last year’s response is anything to go by – is no longer the purview of a niche market but is getting anyone with a smidgen of imagination all excited. I met up with artist Chris Le Galle, […]

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