Category Archives: Life

Götting gets lucky

Over the weekend, when life in Brussels was still ordinary, my friend Nick found this gem at a retrospective exhibition of the work of Jean-Claude Götting at the Huberty & Breyne Gallery in our fair city. Even though Götting’s style isn’t … Continue reading

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Faster than a speeding truck

Somehow I don’t think the indicia on this Polish truck (which passed me on the right at alarming speed only to almost slam in the traffic jam some 200 meters ahead of us) were authorised.

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Technology will fail you

Italian illustrator and cartoonist Cristina Spano created this moving one-page comic for a very familiar-sounding story by Rebecca Scherm in the New York Times on how her cell phone company failed to actually store voicemail messages from her grandmother that she … Continue reading

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Off to Angouleme

By the time  you read this, I’m on a train heading south for the comics cornucopia that is the Festival of Angoulême. I’ll try to spot some nice ephemera along the way, but I’ll probably be too busy taking it all … Continue reading

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Millionaire for Crybabies

Sometimes you find comics related art in the most unlikely of places. Just take this cover that Tony Millionaire created for the podcast Crybabies, featuring the sad, sad faces of hosts Sarah Thyre and Susan Orlean. Incidentally, Crybabies is a … Continue reading

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Joe Sacco on satire

I had been thinking about how I could add anything to the current debate about the attack on Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, without echoing the many opinions and takes that had already been published all over the place. Yesterday, this … Continue reading

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More Ever in 3D

A couple of months ago (make that half a year, more like), I mentioned the statues that Ever Meulen designed for my home town. Since then two more statues have been added to the series, making it a total of … Continue reading

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