Monthly Archives: September 2007

In Search of Steve Ditko

BBC 4 sent Jonathan Ross in search of Steve Ditko. Click through for the other 6 fragments.

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Quechupdate (couldn’t resist it)

I-date Ltd., the people behind the social networking platform Quechup (which I happened to blog about in the past), issued a press statement last week in which they announced changing the Quechup sign-up procedure after “criticism in recent weeks”. Indeed, … Continue reading

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The King’s Aquarium

Kingly Books is a veritable treasure trove of strange materials, such as the Hairy Hi-Fi Archive, with interviews and articles about rather strange music, and Get A Trade, trade advice by John Bagnall. Most interesting to us comics afficionadoes, however, … Continue reading

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Nutricia Baby Books 9 – At The Beach

Once again, we present a story that is set at the beach. And since there’s no donkey involved, it is simply called… “At the Beach”

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MuttsComics.com – Mutts Bookends

I’m a nut for book-related stuff, and I’m a nut for Mutts. I think this is wonderful.

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Todd Klein on Batman’s logo

Over on his Blog, master letterer (or should that be ‘comics typographer’) Todd Klein is doing a series on the evolution of the Batman Logo. He’s comparing the logo’s that have graced the covers of the Batman book and all … Continue reading

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Generic superhero comic

From Studio Espinosa comes this template for a superhero-with-a-second-identity comic, created for a Columbian design magazine. A template can go two ways. It can be bland and empty so as to accommodate for as much content as possible, or it … Continue reading

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Seth for Make

A nice cover for Make Magazine by Seth. (via Jay Stephens’ Cute Creeps From Popular Culture)

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Letterpress

I’m in online marketing, juggling with words like “banner” and “click through rate” and “KPI”. This film really makes me ache for a real, hands-on job. Wonderful stuff.

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Macaco

Joan Navarro of Viñetas continually presents forgotten comics gems from Spain. This time, it’s a beauty from the 1920’s : the (mostly) silent comic Macaco by K-Hito. I love the crude lines, and the big splatches of color – that’s … Continue reading

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