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Monthly Archives: August 2008
Leave it to Vacature, Belgium’s biggest free job ads paper, to come up with some exquisite illustrative work. This artwork (by Jan vander Veken, above, and Lode Devroe, below) ran in the magazine in the month of August, alongside articles … Continue reading
Flemish illustrator Ief Claessen has published new illustrations from various projects on his blog. These include artworks like the one above, totally different children’s books illustrations and amazing sketchworks (after the click), all of which aren’t even remotely comparable to … Continue reading
I got hold of a nice scan of Four Color Comics #1328 from 1962 recently. Dell’s flagship series had been running for quite a few years by then, and the material had not won in gravitas and importance. Most of … Continue reading
This great piece of comics criticism was lifted from The Spirit #19, written by Mark Evanier and Sergio Aragonés with art by Paul Rivoche (DC Comics, september 2008). I don’t think Scott McCloud could have put it better. And it … Continue reading
This car is a 1956 Buick Centurion, a concept car as shown on the 2008 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance (Wired article). If you look at its hood logo, and compare it to this, it’s clear that this is indeed the … Continue reading
These ads by Maruri Grey from Ecuador are for Teratos cough syrup. The message is clear : Teratos banishes coughs from your voice (even when you’re yelling). The execution is a bit eighties for my taste, but efficient nonetheless. (from … Continue reading
I’m currently leafing through all the magazines that we seem to have amassed over the past few months, to see whether there’s anything worth keeping before they go in the bin, and I found this beautiful little illustration by Flemish … Continue reading
With the Olympics finally over (and while we’re waiting on the reports on their doubtlessly disastrous long-term effect on the Chinese people, their environment and economic situation), here’s a nice cartoon from De Morgen by Flemish artist Kim Duchateau about … Continue reading