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Coco Bulles is the International Festival of Cartoons and Comics of Abidjan. The aim is to give a panoramic view of the comic literature and graphics in Africa.
- 2001: The first Coco Bulles Festival is held 2-5 November 2001.
- The motto of the festival was: "Long live the comic!". Some artists who participated the festival in 2001 were: Tristan Demers  ( the creator of 'Gargouille', one of the most popular characters in Quebec comics ) and Bernard Willem Holtrop ( one of the most controversial cartoonists in Europe) 
- 2003: The second Coco Bulles Festival is held between 6-9 November 2003.
- Switzerland was chosen as the guest of honour. The festival is organized by Olvis Dabley and cartoonists Zohoré Lassane , Illary Simplice  and Mendozza Y Caramba .
- Some artists who participated the festival in 2003 were: Jean-Claude Fournier who handled Spirou et Fantasio in the years 1969-1979, Claude Moliterni organizer of Angoulême International Comics Festival, Christophe Bertschy  who created 'Nelson', a newspaper strip which appears in Le Matin and in the german newspaper Bieler Tagblatt.
- 2007: The third Coco Bulles Festival is held between 12-15 April 2007
- Belgium was chosen as the guest of honour. Some artists who participated the festival in 2007 were: Peter Kroll , Cécile Bertrand  and Daniel Henrotin Dany (comics).
- The theme was; "Comics and satirical, traces of time in search of balance".
- Some artists who participated the festival in 2003 were Peter Kroll and Cécile Bertrand.
- The fourth Coco Bulles was originally scheduled in November 2009 but was postponed indefinitely.
- A cartoon album about the Ivorian crisis with humor created by Patrick Chappatte in 2006 (in French) 
- An article on Rezo-Ivory.net entitled "Coco Bulles 2007: Abidjan, Capitale de la BD Pendant 4 Jours" by Raymond Alex Loukou, 25/6/2007 (in French)
- An article in AfriCultures.com entitled "LA BD Ivorienne se porte bien, Premier festival international du dessin de presse et de la bande dessinée en Côte d'Ivoire" by Sébastien Langevin (in French)
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