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Some 10 years ago, Aaron Renier’s Spiral-bound helped me regain my faith in comics, and now he shoots a jolt of electricity through the liveless lump that is the Ephemerist as if he was the good doctor himself. This strip, … Continue reading
In the February 28 edition of the French daily Le Monde, Art Spiegelman published quite a long take on the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo horrors, and how it has affected our stance on freedom of expression versus the “right” … Continue reading
Wednesday’s Zippy the Pinhead cartoon is wonderfully meta, and also delightfully Belgian. And it made me think about how early comics used to attach the balloons to the characters for clarity’s sake. What more to ask! (Thanks, Gene-on-Facebook!)
Tom Gauld has a new strip in the New York Times Magazine! In his first serving, he brings up a topic that is probably quite familiar for many of us book addicts – what to do when a book is … Continue reading
I knew Matt Madden has a definite penchant for comics that use constraints (either rather liberal to extremely difficult), but I didn’t think even he would pull of this stunt : present an overview of the history of US comics … Continue reading
Back when he was still slaving away to fill Le Petit Vingtième with comics, stories and pictures, Hergé also produced the odd advertisement for a whole host of clients. This ad for the Belgian chocolatier Côte d’Or was made in … Continue reading