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Monthly Archives: May 2008
In 1979, when Tintin celebrated his 50th birthday, Casterman published a small booklet in which Hergé explained how he and his team went about creating the quiffed one’s adventures. As an example, they used the fabled page 22b from Tintin … Continue reading
By Julian Fong. Wicked. (via Super Punch)
This image graces the cover of Shaggerman Rock ‘n’ Roll Vol. 1, a quite good compilation of late 50’s rock, with songs by the likes of the Dazzlers, the Loafers, Tommy Bell and Tony Joe White. From the lack of … Continue reading
Vedeze is a Belgian cartoonist who uses existing photographs to create his satirical and topical imagery. Most of his work is focused on the current Belgian socio-political situation (Vedeze is also a supporter of the “Save Solidarity” movement, which aims … Continue reading
It’s more like yesterday’s Web2.0, if you ask me. Except we’d be saying “dude”, I guess. (From Kamandi, The Last Boy On Earth, # 20 – 1974)
A very nice, cartoony campaign for Schwarzkopf Anti-dandruff shampoo, by DDB Düsseldorf (copy by Jan Propach and illustrations by Marc Herold). I like the fact that it not only uses ar fairly cartoony style, but also tells an actual story. … Continue reading
The Serieskolan in Malmö (Sweden) is the Swedish version of the Center for Cartoon Studies in the US. It’s a place where young hopefuls can learn the art and business of cartooning and creating comics in general. This brochure for … Continue reading
M&L used to be the bimonthly magazine if the Flemish official agency for “Monuments and landscapes” (now the agency for the protection of our immobile heritage). For a government publication, it was a quite glossy production, with lots of top-rate … Continue reading
No batteries, no electricity – I wonder how they did this… (from America’s Best Comics # 23, 1947, with thanks to the many scanners)