SA comics prove they also have super powers at Joburg exhibition

Apparently we have still to outgrow our superhero phase, but Southern Africa’s comic books nonetheless hold their own in a joint exhibition with France’s finest at the Johannesburg Art Gallery, writes Carlos Amato

06 October 2019 - 00:04 By Carlos Amato

Comics are no joke in France. If you need evidence, witness the appearance last month of an engraving of Asterix on one side of the country’s new two-euro coin. It took 2,000 years for the potion-glugging Gaul to knock Julius Caesar off his monetary perch, but he has finally done it...

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