We also provide a survey of the best french magazines publishing studies in comics
These magazines publish studies relating to all comics, French ones and others. And we provide an index of authors, to enable you to find out if your own favorite comic-artist has been the subject of a study here in France!
You will find studies of both popular and "art" comics
One magazine, Scarce, is concerned solely with US comics, mainly super-heroes. The Thomassian encyclopedia is where you can find out about many of the Italian heroes of the fifties and sixties (as well as the Pressibus Encyclo des PFA).