Montreuil-Bellay Comics Festival

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May 25 - 26 2024

The world of comics is a true source of wonder where imagination comes to life through drawings and captivating stories. Every year, the Montreuil-Bellay Comics Festival, organized by the Association Au Coeur des Bulles, offers comics enthusiasts a unique opportunity to celebrate this art in all its forms. This unmissable event brings together authors, illustrators, publishers and comic book fans in a friendly and enriching atmosphere.

Montreuil-Bellay Festival

Immerse yourself in the magical world of comics

Since its creation in 2000, the Montreuil-Bellay Comics Festival has established itself as a major event for comics in Anjou. Supported by the Au Coeur des Bulles Association, this event was born from the desire to promote and share the passion for comics within the local community and beyond.

Program & Activities

The Montreuil-Bellay Comic Strip Festival offers a rich and varied program that will delight fans of all ages. From signing sessions with renowned authors to exhibitions highlighting emblematic works of comics, including drawing workshops for the youngest, there is something for everyone.

Meetings with the Artists

One of the highlights of the festival is undoubtedly the meetings with the artists. Visitors have the unique opportunity to interact with their favorite authors and illustrators, to discover behind the scenes of their work and to leave with a personalized dedication which will make their copy of a comic book a precious object.

Dates & location

Where & when does the event take place?

The festival will be held May 25 and 26, 2024 in Priory of the Nobis in the medieval city of Montreuil-Bellay, located in the Loire Valley and renowned for its architectural heritage and its art of living.

The festival doors will be open Saturday May 25 from 10 p.m. to 19 p.m. et Sunday May 26 from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m..


Who to find at the festival?

The guest of honor for the 2024 edition is Tehem.
Subject to last minute changes, you will also find: Thomas GILBERT, Nicolai PINHEIRO, Giorgio ALBERTINI, Amélie CAUSSE, Alexandre RISTORCELLI, Eric JUSZEZAK, Maïté ROBERT, Anthony AUFFRET, Pierre LECRENIER, Serge ERNST, Fabrice ERRE, Tony EMERIAU, Fairhid ZERRIOUH , MAITRE JIM, Olivier SUPIOT, Dominique HENNEBAUT, Jérôme LERECULEY, LOUI, Yoann LE SCOUL, Cédric TCHAO, Keto VALERO, Ludovic TANKEU, TPUI, MILENA, Paul FRICHET, Marie KERASCOET, MANON, Greg BLONDIN, Aurore D'HONDT, Simon VERGNOL , Pauline CASTERS and David MOREAU.



An exhibition on the history of manga produced by La Nouvelle Hydra editions

Comic workshops

Free comics workshops, open to all, young and old, throughout the weekend, are set up at the PRIEURE DES NOBIS.

MANGA: Supervised by TPIU, manga artist,

FRANCO/BELGIAN: Supervised by Tony EMERIAU, comic strip artist


L'imagin'R – Network of libraries of the Saumur Val de Loire urban community offers a nomadic and digital library accessible to all during the duration of the festival.

NEWS 2024

Saturday and Sunday afternoon:

  • Show by the Company La Brigade d’Agitateurs de la Jeunesse
  • Board games workshop led by “Jeux recounts”
  • Manga quiz and lottery on comics

These events are free and open to all.

Association At the heart of bubbles Organizer

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