Monthly Archives: November 2007

The Book Of Other People

Charlie Gower pointed me towards this book. It’s a collection of short stories which not only boasts a cover by Charles Burns, but also contains stories by Chris Ware and Daniel Clowes ! How cool is that ?

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Anti-marketing marketing

Coolz0r features this anti-campaign for (or should that be “against” Hummer). It’s pretty uninspired, but I still had to laugh.

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Oucopo – new constraints

Oucopo: Comic Jams For The Growing Cartoonist is a new outfit about comics challenges featuring certain thematic or formal constraints. As Derek Badman says in his recent, and quite good, overview of constraint comics : Started by Jon Morris, it’s … Continue reading

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The Roasted Backstory

Andy Riley, him of The Bunny Suicides, Smack The Poney and Black Books, has been doing a weekly comic strip in the Observer Magazine called Roasted, about a coffeeshop worker called Karl and his very cynical view on life in … Continue reading

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High And Dry

From Vintage Ads, again.

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The Happy Undertaker

The Happy Undertaker is a very nice new web comic by Croatian artist Drazen Kozjan. It reminds me of some of the picture books I used to read when I was very young, in the way in which it combines … Continue reading

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Orphans shortage

There’s an orphans shortage in the third world ! Or so Jan vander Veken would like you to believe in this cartoon from Rood, the in-house magazine for electronics retailer MediaMarkt.

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El Brillante

A while ago I posted a comic that Dean Haspiel did together with Tom Furtwangler, and that was aimed at informing people about the risks of unprotected sex. Tom was kind enough to send me another of his public awareness … Continue reading

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Comics Jam !

This is what happens when famous cartoonists visit other famous cartoonists. I like the way they also take over the typography, and even the type of balloons they talk with. Click on for the rest. It gets weirder. (from Self-loathing … Continue reading

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If you are in Leuven next week…

… you should be here. 20% discount on all books, and loads of cartoonists in attendance. (art © Reinhart, 2007)

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