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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
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
Sometimes things happen in your back yard, and you need somebody on the other side of the globe to bring your attention to it. A couple of years ago, Belgian composer Walter Hus has created an opera based on Chris … Continue reading
When Ian 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)
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
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