Monthly Archives: July 2008

A heppy lend

I’m sure they’re not interested in my opinion, but I don’t think Earl and Mooch need a GPS.  I’d welcome any car that would bring me to a “heppy lend — fur, fur awa-a-ay” all by itself.  But that’s me, … Continue reading

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Six times more than the naked eye

A brand new scan of Mary Marvel 6 (Fawcett, 1946) hit the scan groups this week, featuring (next to amazingly weird stories about the Kissing Kraze and criminal monkeys) this advertisment for telescopes.  I’m not sure what to think of … Continue reading

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Watchmen looks good

When I first saw the photos with the costumes from the new and highly expected Watchmen movie, it looked as if it was going to be Daredevil all over again, buffing out all nuance and motivation from the comic in … Continue reading

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Way to go, Top Shelf !

Exactly ten years separate the two catalogues in this picture.  In 1998 I received a little yellow envelope in the mail after sending Chris Staros a polite email.  it listed all the books Top Shelf had published at that time … Continue reading

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Li’l Abner War Bonds Poster (continued)

Almost a year ago I posted a War Bonds Poster that featured Al Capp’s Li’l Abner.  Apparently this struck a chord, because I received quite a few comments and questions as a result of that post. One of the Ephemerist‘s … Continue reading

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Gary Sassaman

The other day I was rummaging through the pile of paper that I’ve amassed over the years (and which is now filling a room, much to my wife’s desperation), looking for God knows what, and I came across this pamphlet … Continue reading

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Foxtrot goes Webcomics

Foxtrot‘s Bill Amend goes all referential in his latest comic, dissing / applauding famous webcomics PvP, Penny Arcade, xkcd and The Joy Of Tech (I had all but forgotten about that last one). (via PvPOnline)

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Vander Veken mural in Antwerp

We visited Antwerp over the weekend.  It had been a while, and it was nice to see a new mural gracing the walls of the Boerentoren.  This is getting to be a tradition in Belgium, and Antwerp can’t afford to … Continue reading

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Liefeld’s anatomy

In case you were wondering what Rob Liefeld‘s been up to lately, he’s been learning how to draw feet.  Now all he needs is a beginner’s course in female anatomy and a good storyline, and we’re off ! (art from … Continue reading

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The Lost Ones

Steve Niles’ latest graphic novel, The Lost Ones, is the latest in a series projects in the Zune Arts initiative, set up by Zune in support of the arts.  For this project Niles collaborated with four very distinct graphic artists … Continue reading

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