Monthly Archives: December 2008

King of the internet

Failsafe scenario for getting your site down due to overload : create a webcomic mentioning Warren Ellis have him mention you on Twitter presto. Case in point: Dharbin.

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A time of reckoning

Thank God Croatian cartoonist Darko Macan likes me, or I would have been scratched of his Nice People list as well !  (illustration © Darko Macan, reproduced with permission)

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The Lost Stamp

I was browsing Ebay the other day for nice comics-themed stamps, when I came across this lovely strip by the one and only H.M. Bateman from the january 22, 1923 issue of Punch Magazine.   Thought I’d share it with … Continue reading

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Winter = Snow

I’ve always thought that winter starts today, even though Yahoo tries to convince me otherwise, and the meteorological winter has already started three weeks ago.  To celebrate that most festive of events, here’s Dean Haspiel‘s Snow Dope comic from the … Continue reading

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Ray Gilles

Ray Gilles is one of the many cartoonists that were active in Belgium in the 1960’s, but whose name seems to have faded in the mists of time.  He used a very detailed, almost precocious style that I automatically associate … Continue reading

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Boerke for Life

Every year around Christmas Studio Brussel, Belgium’s biggest rock station, organises Music For Life, an awareness campaign to raise money for an urgent issue that the Red Cross is working on.  This year the money that is collected via the … Continue reading

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Blog for food

Asaf of Tropical Toxic created the cover of the December 2008 issue of Promo magazine.  It got me to thinking about what, when push really comes to shove, first goes out the door when you need to chose between food … Continue reading

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Credit Crunch !

For the Christmas issue of the Economist, cartoonist Kal has designed a brand new board game, called Credit Crunch.  The aim of the game is to be the last solvent player. In order to achieve this, players try to eliminate the … Continue reading

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Kringernaut

This year’s best geek take on Christmas so far : the Kingernaut, from PvP by Scott Kurtz.  It even plays on the cringing feeling you get when you see a pun that lame.  And what about the “Yellow Snow !” … Continue reading

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Boxpunx Marvel series 2 !

The wonderful Jason Edwards Harlan of Harlancore has just released series two of his delightful Marvel-themed Boxpunx foldables.  This series features the Fantastic Four, the Silver Surfer, Galactus, DareDevil, the Sub-Mariner and Nightcrawler.  They’re very easy to assembly and look … Continue reading

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