Want to help?This blog is a labor of love. It actually costs us money to keep it operational. If you like the things we gather for you, and want to help us keep the blog afloat, you are most welcome to contribute using the button below...
Tag cloudRobert Crumb Charles Burns Ever Meulen Joost Swarte Smurfs Seth Hulk Asterix Hergé Batman Spider-Man Alan Moore Superman Peanuts Scott McCloud Humo Belgium Neil Gaiman Watchmen Kim Duchateau New Yorker Matt Madden Nutricia Chris Ware Wonder Woman Oubapo Poster Vintage Jan vander Veken Spirou Garfield Will Eisner Calvin & Hobbes Bill Watterson Dan Clowes Knack Pieter De Poortere Adrian Tomine Stripgids Art Spiegelman Tintin Marvel Exhibition DC Comics Suske En Wiske
What’s inside ?
- My Tweets
Tag Archives: Joost Swarte
More often than not, comics-themed stamp designers take the easy road. They pick a more or less representative (and hopefully stand-alone) piece of artwork (or have one commissioned) and slap that on a stamp. Much rarer are the stamps that … Continue reading
Joost Swarte provided this illustration for a discussion in the New York Times on Sunday, August 18. Swarte and books (or the lack thereof) always make a good combination. (Thanks, Mike)
If the Joost Swarte Blog is to be believed, nothing is safe from Swarte’s urge to redesign and illustrate. Take this van, for example, selling french fries on cultural events in and around Haarlem. Oh, Joost, must you be so … Continue reading
Joost Swarte provided a pretty sweet illustration in this weekend’s New York Times, for a reader’s letter about the relativity of the midlife crisis. (with thanks to Mike R.)
I recently attended an underwater hockey championship that my son took part in. Underwater hockey is not really a spectator sport, so I was quite lucky to find that the Wisselaar swimming pool in Breda (The Netherlands) boasts a monumental … Continue reading
In february of this year Dutch graphical wizard Joost Swarte created a special building in the Willemsstraat in Amsterdam, simply called the Joost Swarte Huis. Swarte took care of all the details, including kitchen, bathroom and a special work of … Continue reading