Angoulême is known as the international comic capital. And something no comic lover can miss is the International Comic Festival. Every year since 1974, the city of Angouleme, has been decked out to celebrate the International Comic Festival. Artists of all kinds come together in this city to compete to be the best in this discipline. This brings ideas and debates, and wraps the city in an aura of contemporary, innovative and youthful art. Hundreds of figures and posters decorate the streets of Angoulême to welcome visitors to the festival. Every corner of the city is filled with stories and imagination.