Monthly Archives: March 2011

European cosplay

Mattias “Inks” Adolfsson, illustrator extraordinaire, freewheels on the concept of European comics cosplay.  I’d love to see some Cortos, Lucky Lukes or Lanfeusts on European comic festival ! (Illustration © Mattias Adolfsson)

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Sex is no accident

MTV Germany tries to promote safe sex practices with a series of quite funny comic strip ads which wouldn’t have been out of place in 60’s “gentleman’s magazines”…  Artwork for these ads was provided by Gary Davidson. (via Adfreak, which … Continue reading

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You’re in existential doubt, Charlie Brown

Remember Garfield Minus Garfield or Calvin Without Hobbes, and how removing one element from a popular strip suddenly added a whole layer of existential angst ?  Well, here is the nec plus ultra of the genre, and it’s even more … Continue reading

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Balloons lie

These two campaigns both feature word balloons with pictural elements, and both seem to imply that exaggeration, inaccuracy and the like.  Ah, the trustworthiness of black-on-white text ! Campaigns by Gitam BBDO from Tel Aviv, Israel (with illustrations by Myriam … Continue reading

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Sweat builds bombers, scares away husbands

Hey, women, all that war effort is fine and dandy, but don’t forget that your main goal in life is to find a man ! (From Vintage Ads)

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Tiny Spider-Man

This Spider-man street art piece is excellent.  Tiny, but (or therefore) excellent. (From Reddit)

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Excel Batman

You, Sir, have too much time on your hands.  Love the filename, though. (via 9Gag)

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