Monthly Archives: November 2008

Comics Contest !

Illustrator Daniel Krall provided the September 10, 2008 issue of the Baltimore City Paper with this beautiful cover (which I include as a dedication to my mum, who collects imagery of people reading – and likes coffee). That issue presented … Continue reading

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Ed Piskor

The one that shall not be named sent me a big envelope full of newspaper cuttings and other goodies.  Among them were two beautiful illustrations from the Washtington City Paper by the wonderful Ed Piskor.  The one above illustrated an … Continue reading

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The sound of comics

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  Chris Ware designed the program for the november-december program for the silent movie theatre Cinefamily in Los Angeles.  You can go to their website, and download a full-sized version in PDF. (Via Super Punch, which nails it by saying … Continue reading

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Sous les paves, les illo’s!

For an article on the 40th anniversary of Mai ’68 in Focus Knack in April of this year, Pieter De Poortere came up with thes magnificent illustrations.  They could easily pass for contemporary stencils, and completely capture the spirit of … Continue reading

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Rats !

This drawing by Charles Burns, from the July7, 2008 issue of the New Yorker, sums up the way I feel the world coming at me at times.  It does a good job, actually. (illustration © Charles Burns)

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Warning ! No comic content !

Please, watch the video and send it on to any politician  you know.  Our lives are at stake.  More here : We need strong leadership on climate change. Too many politicians are happy to speak about the issue, but their … Continue reading

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Peellaert Lives !

Spanish-French illustrator and musician José-Luis Baldomero Ortas sent me this flyer for a concert with his band, Carpet Sellers.  Peellaert lives !

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Kim on Comics

(“Well, at the moment the whole country is on its head (with the political crisis and all)” – “Yeah, so ?”) Kim Duchateau has a daily cartoon in the Flemish newspaper De Morgen, and he quite often manages to slip … Continue reading

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Dress like a hero

Before the current industry of comics-related merchandise and clothing, there was, well, the same industry, only smaller, and more amateurish.  These ads are so clumsy, it’s almost endearing.  Also, I wouldn’t know which one would embarass me more if I … Continue reading

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