Category Archives: Comics

Fruity Heroes from Oasis

To celebrate 75 years of Batman, French fruit drink brand Oasis now comes in new cans, featuring their own fruity characters dressed up as DC superheroes.  Left to right, this includes Ramon Tafraise as the Flash, Mangue Debol as Batman, Fambougeoise … Continue reading

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Prof. Jogg meets the cartoonist

I’m not really sure whether this quaint little story by Basil Wolverton is in any way autobiographical, but it goes to show : there’s nothing that a bit of dynamite can’t solve! The other lesson is for those among us … Continue reading

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Paul Hetherington loves comics and Lego

The excellent Lego blog Brothers Brick recently reported on master builder Paul Hetherington winning the Best In Show award at this year’s BrickCon with an hommage to David Petersen’s wonderful graphic novel series, Mouse Guard. This must be my personal favorite Lego … Continue reading

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Dads read Bone!

Matt Madden spotted this ad in at Madrid Barajas airport in Spain. Apparently it’s not a wink-wink tip-of-the-hat name check, but a bona fide, licenced appearance. I love how the combination of boss-at-work, dad-at-home and comics are made. More!

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Jon McNaught’s Drinking Doe

Jon McNaught created this splendid poster for the Colomiers comics festival, which take place in November.

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New Batman Stamps from USPS

On October 9th, the US Post Office will issue its contribution to the 75th anniversary of the Caped Crusader : a limited edition set of 8 different stamps, showcasing Batman’s representation across the “ages”. A special round stamp with the … Continue reading

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Styles and characters

Finnish cartoonist Jaakko Seppälä created this overview of ten iconic comic characters as drawn in each of their typical styles. Left to right, we see Albert Uderzo (Astérix), Bill Watterson (Calvin), Carl Barks (or another Donald Duck artist), Hergé (Haddock), … Continue reading

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