Monthly Archives: November 2007

Say it with pictures

I’ve blogged before about instructional and awareness comics that my friend Tom Furtwangler has produced over the years, often in collaboration with soon-to-be well-known alternative cartoonists, such as Jason Lutes or Dean Haspiel. This time, we present a two-page comic … Continue reading

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Fleer Comics

Two rather exquisite Fleer comic ads, from Big Town #1 (1950) and #20 (1953), respectively.

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25 Years of Arte 9

Fermín Solís made this illustration to celebrate Madrid comic store Arte 9‘s 25th birthday. I’m not sure about the Tintin dude, but I do like the Batman in this picture.

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Carrot Shark

Eli Kochalka, age 4, and son of James, is guest cartoonist on The Daily Cross Hatch. I like it – it’s good to see that imagination in hereditary !

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Daniel Torres

The great Daniel Torres (not the actor), on the cover of the “Zero” issue of Spanish comics magazine Viñetas (thanks, Joan) .

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La Toile

I’ve been spending a lot of time on scans daily lately, since I find it quite amuzing to read other people’s thoughts and impressions of comic imagery, while I see the images themselves. It’s a live slide show at best, … Continue reading

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Van Dongen in NRC

Peter Van Dongen, mentioned before, did this incredible portrait of Dutch poet Remco Campert for the NRC-Handelsblad issue of november, 11. (thanks, mom)

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League of Extraordinary Freelancers

Yesterday on The Simpsons : Art Spiegelman, Alan Moore and Dan Clowes appear at a cooler comics store than Comic Book Guy’s. More pictures at scans_daily.

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Children’s Rights

The Flemish Agency for Children’s Rights published its yearly report yesterday. The sad news is that they once more received more complaints than the year before. The good news is that Nix did their website (with his cute-but-creepy heroes Kinky … Continue reading

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How to solve our constitutional crisis ?

As we speak, Belgium has been without a government for more than 150 days. The fact that most of my countrymen don’t really seem to care (except for the fact that prices are starting to rise noticeably) is probably the … Continue reading

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