Monthly Archives: September 2013

Lego Deadpool Makes Your Eyes Go Boom!

Flickr user 74louloute perfectly explains my reaction to when I first read Deadpool. I’m getting old. (via The Brothers Brick)

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Twinkies, Bitch!

This strip by Brendan Tobin is perfect on so many levels. For one, it nails the type of awkward scenario that comics heroes found them in in these Twinkies ads, while at the same time keeping the tone of the characters … Continue reading

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Moederkillers

Soms kom je een mainstream strip tegen (of liever gezegd , een strip die eruit ziet als een mainstream strip), die gewoon niet past in die dwangbuis. Ik had dat gevoel met Sowa en Savoia ‘s Marzi, eerst bij Dupuis … Continue reading

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Safe Sex By Dylan Horrocks

In 1996, Hero Magazine asked Dylan Horrocks for a comic strip about safe sex. And this is what he came up with. I love the unfiltered aspect of the thing. (Artwork by Dylan Horrocks, via Twitter)

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Donors are superheroes

Donors save lives, which is, incidentally, what real superheroes do. Simple message, perfectly executed for this campaign from the government of the State of Ceará, Brasil. Also, it struck me that they only use heroes with real superpowers (so, no … Continue reading

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German elections

Yesterday the German national elections were a victory for the ruling CDU of prime minister Angela Merkel. If you, like me, seem to lose track of what elements played a part in that election, check out this video by the … Continue reading

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Ridders op wielen en in de lucht

Terwijl uitgeverij Graton sinds 2012 met een heuse reboot de tanende interesse voor Michel Vaillant probeert op te krikken, pikt ze tegelijk met een reeks luxueuze herdrukken een graantje mee van de huidige hang naar strips van vroeger, toen helden … Continue reading

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