Author Archives: Wim Lockefeer

Batman and Superman are creepy

When Ian Lewis Gordon saw these shirts in a downscale market in Kuala Lumpur a couple of years ago, he was sure that DC would never license their characters for creepy spinoffs like these. How wrong he was… (Reproduced with permission)

Posted in Comics | Tagged , | Leave a comment

McNaught covers Mak

In In America, Dutch historian Geert Mak follows in John Steinbeck’s footsteps (or tyre tracks, for that matter) as he retraces the Nobel Prize winner’s long trek through the United States (as described in Travels With Charley). The English translation … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration | Tagged | Leave a comment

Neverwhere Bench

This book bench, adorned with characters from Neil Gaiman’s novel Neverwhere, is not yet listed on the official Books About Town Benches page, but it is currently on show in the Guardian exhibition lobby as the 51st (and final) official Book … Continue reading

Posted in Comics | Tagged | Leave a comment

Brecht Evens Paints Tintin

In their literary supplement, the Flemish daily De Morgen is currently running a weekly series of short essays on literary figures that were based on actual people. Each time Brecht Evens provided a fantastic piece of art to go with … Continue reading

Posted in Comics, Illustration | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tintin without Tintin

The Dutch Tumblr Who Wants Yesterday’s Papers takes the Garfield Minus Garfield meme of a while back to the limits, and presents iconic Tintin covers without their stories’ main character. Or any character for that matter. It makes for eerily desolate, … Continue reading

Posted in Comics | Tagged | Leave a comment

Never imitate the master

Ever wanted to follow in Calvin and Hobbes’ footsteps? Truman and Oscar, by far the most endearing characters from Frank Cho‘s Liberty Meadows, try just that in this strip that Cho created as an incentive for his Kickstarter project, “Drawing … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Strips | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Baeken lights the book signal

Every year in November the Boekenbeurs, the biggest book fair in the Dutch-speaking part of the world, is held in Antwerp. For this year’s edition, the organisers commissioned a poster and a general brand image from Flemish illustrator and cartoonist … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration | Tagged | Leave a comment